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21.11.06

Classical Month in Washington (January)

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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!

January 1, 2007 (Mon)
3 pm
New Year's Concert
Strauss Symphony of America, National Ballet of Hungary
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 3, 2007 (Wed)
5:30 pm
Masterclass with Henning Kraggerud, violinist
Strathmore (Education Center Room 309)

January 4, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With violinist Henning Kraggerud (Brahms, violin concerto) and conductor Roberto Abbado
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 5)

January 5, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
The Elizabethan Muse
Folger Consort
Washington National Cathedral
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 6)

January 6, 2007 (Sat)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Imagination Duo
Glenn Donnellan and Jan Chong
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 6, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
The Elizabethan Muse
Folger Consort
Washington National Cathedral

January 7, 2007 (Sun)
1 and 3:30 pm
NSO Ensemble Concert: Math and Music
Yvonne Caruthers, cello
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 7, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Calefax (woodwind quintet) with Irina Nuzova (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, January 9)

January 7, 2007 (Sun)
6 pm
Twelfth Night: Epiphany and the Winter Solstice
Armonia Nova
Christ Church (Alexandria, Va.)

January 7, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery Orchestra (Hobart Earle, guest conductor) [FREE]
Waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss and other Viennese composers
National Gallery of Art

January 7, 2007 (Sun)
7 pm
Choral Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Ronni Reich (Washington Post, January 9)

January 11, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Leila Josefowicz (Hindemith, violin concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 12)

January 11, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peabody Sesquicentennial Celebration (Marin Alsop, conductor)
Music by Strauss, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Tim Page (Washington Post, January 12)

January 12, 2007 (Fri)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Leila Josefowicz (Hindemith, violin concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 12, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peabody Sesquicentennial Celebration (Marin Alsop, conductor)
Meyerhoff Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 12, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Symphonica Toscanini with Loren Maazel
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, January 15)

January 13, 2007 (Sat)
1 pm
Trio Sarastro
Music by Henselt and Mendelssohn
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

January 13, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Alan Toda-Ambaras, cello
With Misako Toda (piano), Daniel Austrich (violin), with Ilya Friedberg (piano)
Mansion at Strathmore
Review -- Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, January 15)

January 13, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Countertop Quartet
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (2430 K Street NW)

January 13, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Marin Alsop (Strauss, Alpine Symphony; Stravinsky, Rite of Spring)
Music Center at Strathmore

January 13, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Leila Josefowicz (Hindemith, violin concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 14, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peabody Sesquicentennial Celebration (Marin Alsop, conductor)
Meyerhoff Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 14, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, January 16)

January 14, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Rome Trio [FREE]
Reynolds Center for American Art and Architecture

January 14, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Ellen Hargis (soprano) and Paul O’Dette (lute)
Music from the time of Shakespeare
National Gallery of Art
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 16)

January 16, 2007 (Tue)
6 pm
Barbara Hollinshead (mezzo-soprano) and Howard Bass (lute) [FREE]
Songs from Shakespeare's Troupe
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

January 16, 2007 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey and Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 18)

January 16, 2007 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Dilyana Korova (bassoon), with Ivo Kaltchek (piano), Noor Jihan (dancer), and Joseph Connell (percussion)
Beethoven Society of America
German Embassy (4645 Reservoir Road NW)

January 17, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 18, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Richard Strauss, Salome (Deborah Voigt, Alan Held)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 20)

January 18, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
7 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert: Strings and Stories
Kennedy String Quartet
Kennedy Center Family Theater
Review -- Stephen Brookes (Washington Post, January 22)

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
The Artistry of Thomas Stewart [FREE]
Presented by Tim Page (Washington Post)
Wagner Society of Washington, D.C.
Funger Hall, George Washington University (2201 G Street NW)

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone) and Vera Danchenko-Stern (piano)
La Maison Française (4101 Reservoir Road NW)

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 22)

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Laufman-Kurkowicz-Laufman Trio
Corcoran Gallery of Art

January 19, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Zephyros Winds
Woodwind quintets by Danzi, Britten, Debussy, Hindemith, Barber, Ravel
Dumbarton Oaks, Friends of Music series

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Richard Strauss, Salome (Deborah Voigt, Alan Held)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
6 pm
Classic Ko Ensemble [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Brian Ganz, piano (Shostakovich, first piano concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore
Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, January 22)

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
St. Petersburg String Quartet
Dumbarton Concerts
Dumbarton United Methodist Church (3133 Dumbarton Street NW)
Review -- Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, January 22)

January 20, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Zephyros Winds
Woodwind quintets by Danzi, Britten, Debussy, Hindemith, Barber, Ravel
Dumbarton Oaks, Friends of Music series

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kirov Ballet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
1 and 3:30 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert: Strings and Stories
Kennedy String Quartet
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
3 and 7:30 pm
Musica Pacifica
Mansion at Strathmore
Review -- Stephen Brookes (Washington Post, January 23)

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Spenser Myer, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Gospel Mass Choir
Washington Performing Arts Society
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, January 23)

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
The Baltimore Consort
Music from the time of Shakespeare
National Gallery of Art

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
7 pm
Zephyros Winds
Woodwind quintets by Danzi, Britten, Debussy, Hindemith, Barber, Ravel
Dumbarton Oaks, Friends of Music series

January 21, 2007 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, with violist Kirsten Johnson
U.S. premiere of Richard Danielpour, Piano Quartet
Fortas Chamber Music Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, January 23)

January 22, 2007 (Mon)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Richard Strauss, Salome (Deborah Voigt, Alan Held)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 24, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Hilliard Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Arvo Pärt, Jonathan Wild, Alexander Raskotiv, and others
Freer Gallery of Art
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 26)

January 24, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Hamburg Symphony
With Robert McDuffie, violin
Music by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Brahms
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, January 26)

January 24, 2007 (Wed)
8 pm
Yuri Bashmet, Wu Man, and the Moscow Soloists [FREE]
Music by Takemitsu, Tan Dun, and Hiyashi
Library of Congress
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 30)

January 25, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
NSO Pops: Music of Duke Ellington
With Doc Severinsen, conductor and trumpet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Stephen Brookes (Washington Post, January 27)

January 25, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
7 pm
NSO Pops: Music of Duke Ellington
With Doc Severinsen, conductor and trumpet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (with pianist Malcom Martineau)
Fortas Chamber Music series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 29)

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Shakespeare Festival)
Music by Nicolai, Tchaikovsky, Elgar
Carlos Kalmar, guest conductor
Music Center at Strathmore

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Puccini, Tosca
Bulgarian State Opera
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)
Review -- Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, January 29)

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Parker String Quartet
The Barns at Wolf Trap

January 26, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Great Noise Ensemble: Dancing, Drumming and Re-Defining
Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Tunes 'n' Tales
Marissa Regni (violin) and Dotian Levalier (harp)
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
2 pm
Tanya Bannister, piano
Washington Performing Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, January 29)

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Il Viaggio a Reims
Kirov Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 4)

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Shakespeare Festival)
Music by Nicolai, Tchaikovsky, Elgar
Carlos Kalmar, guest conductor
Meyerhoff Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
American Opera Theater (formerly Ignoti Dei Opera)
Baltimore Theater Project

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
NSO Pops: Music of Duke Ellington
With Doc Severinsen, conductor and trumpet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 27, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Margarete Babinsky, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert: Pictures in Sound
Emil de Cou, conductor
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Rossini, Il Viaggio a Reims
Kirov Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 4)

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Natasha Mah (piano) and Ashima Scripp (cello) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
With Llyr Williams, piano
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, January 30)

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Lynn Harrell, cello
With Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano
Music by Beethoven, Franck, Debussy, Chopin
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Robert Battey (Washington Post, January 30)

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
The Alexandria Symphony (Kim Allen Kluge, conductor)
Music by Britten and Costello
National Gallery of Art

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
7 pm
Joshua Bell (violin) and Jeremy Denk (piano)
Washington Performing Arts Society
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, January 30)

January 28, 2007 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano) and Joseph Breinl (piano)
Songs of Mahler, Schubert, Strauss, and Ives
Vocal Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Tim Page (Washington Post, January 30)

January 29, 2007 (Mon)
6 pm
Trio Moskva [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

January 31, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Kirov Opera
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 4)

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