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30.4.06

Classical Week in Washington (4/30)

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Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays, at the same time as my Classical Music Agenda for DCist. If there are concerts that you would like to see included on our schedule, send your suggestions by e-mail (ionarts at gmail dot com). Plan your concert schedule farther ahead with our Classical Month in Washington (May).

Monday, May 1, 6 pm
Conservatory Project: Juilliard School of Music [FREE]
Cellist Avigail Arad, violinist Augustin Hadelich, and pianist Ang Li
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Monday, May 1, 8 pm
Ann Schein (piano), Jerome Barry (baritone), Peter Sirotin (violin), Claudia Chudacoff (violin), Michael Stepniak (viola), Thomas Kraines (cello)
Music by Schumann and Mozart
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany (Embassy Series)

Tuesday, May 2, 12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: J. S. Bach, Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest, BWV 194 [FREE]
Members of the Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany (13th and G Streets NW)

Tuesday, May 2, 6 pm
Conservatory Project: Eastman School of Music [FREE]
Violinist Bin Huang and pianist Xi Zhang (Vivaldi, Beethoven, Paganini, and Kreisler)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Wednesday, May 3, 12:10 pm
Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo soprano, and Howard Bass, lute [FREE]
16th- and 17th-century music for voice and lute
Presented in honor of Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections
National Gallery of Art, West Building Lecture Hall

Wednesday, May 3, 6 pm
Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music [FREE]
Duo Transatlantique—guitarists Maud Laforest and Benjamin Beirs, cellist Go Eun Park, and pianist Eun Jung Shon
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 pm
Ahn Trio [FREE]
Shenson Chamber Music Concert Series
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Thursday, May 4, 8 pm
Fine Arts Quartet
Shostakovich, Quartet No. 1; Bernard Herrmann, Echoes; Mozart, Viola Quintet with Daniel Foster
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Friday, May 5, 6 pm
Conservatory Project: Shepherd School of Music at Rice University [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Friday, May 5, 7:30 pm
Festa della Voce, Liederabend Concert
Music by Brahms, Wolf, Schumann, Schubert, Wolf, R. Strauss
Corcoran Gallery of Art

Friday, May 5, 8 pm
Jacques Ogg, harpsichord [FREE]
Music by D'Anglebert, Muffat, Forqueray, Soler, C. P. E. Bach
Library of Congress

Friday, May 5, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony: The Lure of the Diva
Emily Pulley (soprano), Lucille Beer (mezzo-soprano), Roger Honeywell (tenor), David Allen Miller (guest conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, May 6, pm
Conservatory Project: San Francisco Conservatory of Music [FREE]
Violinists Eunice Kim and Stella Chen, pianist Akimi Fukuhara (Sarasate, Ravel, Kreisler, and Liszt)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Saturday, May 6, 7 pm; May 11, 14, 17, 19, 22, and 27
Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito
Washington National Opera

Sunday, May 7, 3 pm
The Splendor of Bach: Cantata Fest (BWV 195, BWV 63, Brandenburg No. 1)
Washington Bach Consort
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center (Alexandria, Va.)

Sunday, May 7, 5 pm
Steve Silverman, piano/harpsichord [FREE, with price of admission]
Phillips Collection

Sunday, May 7, 6:30 pm
Steven Honigberg, cellist, and Kathryn Brake, pianist [FREE]
Music by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Astor Piazzolla, and David Popper
National Gallery of Art

Sunday, May 7, 7:30 pm
Martin Kasik, piano
Music by Chopin and Czech composers
The Mansion at Strathmore

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