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29.7.06

Classical Month in Washington (August)

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Classical Month in Washington is a monthly feature that appears on the first of the month. If there are concerts you would like to see included on our schedule, send your suggestions by e-mail (ionarts at gmail dot com). Happy listening!

August 3, 2006 (Thu)
8:15 pm
NSO at Wolf Trap: An Evening with Renée Fleming
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, August 4)

August 4, 2006 (Fri)
8:30 pm
NSO at Wolf Trap: PLAY! A Video Game Symphony
With Master Chorale of Washington
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Jose Antonio Vargas (Washington Post, August 5)

August 5, 2006 (Sat)
8:30 pm
NSO at Wolf Trap: The Wizard of Oz
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Stephen Brookes (Washington Post, August 7)

August 5, 2006 (Sat)
1 and 4 pm
August 6, 2006 (Sun)
4 and 7 pm (Round House Theater, Bethesda, Md.)
August 7, 2006 (Mon)
6 pm (Kennedy Center Millennium Stage)
Stephen Mager, Dream of the Pacific (children's opera based on journals of Lewis and Clark, libretto by Elkhanah Pulitzer)
Washington National Opera, Opera Camp for Kids
Review -- Tim Page (Washington Post, August 7)

August 8, 2006 (Tue)
8:30 pm
Trey McIntyre Project
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Oksana Khadarina (Ionarts, August 11)

August 12, 2006 (Sat)
8 pm
Four Islands Recital
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Filene Center The Barns at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, August 14)

August 18 and 19, 2006 (Fri and Sat)
8 pm
Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, August 20)

August 20, 2006 (Sun)
3 pm
U.S. Army Field Band 60th Anniversary Concert
Free concert, tickets required (contact the box office)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

August 21, 2006 (Mon)
6 pm
Cuarteto Madrid [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

August 23, 2006 (Wed)
7 pm
Mulberry String Quartet [FREE]
Arlington Central Library, Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)

August 25, 2006 (Fri)
8 pm
Our '70s Show
Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra (Keith Lockhart, conductor)
Liz Callaway, vocal soloist
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)
Review -- Grace Jean (Washington Post, August 28)

August 27, 2006 (Sun)
3 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players (piano trios by Haydn, Beethoven, Mendelssohn)
James Stern (violin), Kenneth Slowik (cello), and Audrey Andrist (piano)
Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, August 28)

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