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24.8.07

Classical Month in Washington (November)

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Classical Month in Washington is a monthly feature. 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!

November 1, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer and Nikolaj Znaider
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 2)

November 1, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, October 31)

November 1, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Handel, Alcina
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, October 30)

November 1, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Marian Anderson String Quartet
The Mansion at Strathmore

November 1, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Evelyn Elsing (cello) and Rita Sloan (piano) [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 2, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer and Nikolaj Znaider
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 2, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphonic Wind Ensemble [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 2, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
American Chamber Players
Corcoran Gallery of Art

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Casual Concert)
Beethoven, 8th symphony (Carolyn Kuan, conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
3 pm
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano) and Roger Vignoles (piano) [FREE, tickets required]
Baltimore Museum of Art
Review -- Tim Smith (Critical Mass, November 6)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
7 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 8)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
7 pm
The Five Browns
Music Center at Strathmore

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Handel, Alcina
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Peabody Chamber Opera
Grace and Saint Peter’s Church (Baltimore, Md.)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Café Zimmermann [FREE]
Music by J. S. Bach and C. P. E. Bach
Library of Congress
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 5)

November 3, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer and Nikolaj Znaider
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
Lecture by Meredith Monk
Perceptual Weave: Pattern and Variation in Multidiscipline Performance
Walters Art Museum

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
2 and 4 pm
NSO Children's Concert
With Iván Fischer
Kennedy Center Family Theater
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, November 6)

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
With Andre Watts, piano
George Mason University Center for the Arts
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 7)

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Andrew Manze (violin) and Richard Egarr (fortepiano)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 6)

November 4, 2007 (Sun)
8 pm
Time for Three (two violins and bass)
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

November 5, 2007 (Mon)
12 noon
Lecture by Meredith Monk [FREE]
Perceptual Weave: Pattern and Variation in Multidiscipline Performance
Maryland Institute College of Art

November 5, 2007 (Mon)
7 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 5, 2007 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Friday Morning Music Club Orchestra Concert [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 5, 2007 (Mon)
8 pm
Time for Three (two violins and bass)
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

November 6, 2007 (Tue)
12 noon
Noontime Cantata: Der Herr denket an uns (BWV 196)
Washington Bach Consort (Julie Vidrich Evans, organ)
Church of the Epiphany (13th and G Streets NW)

November 6, 2007 (Tue)
5:30 pm
North American Indian Cello Project [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Review -- Robert Battey (Washington Post, November 8)

November 6, 2007 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, piano
Young Concert Artists Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, November 8)

November 7, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 7, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano) and Roger Vignoles (piano)
Vocal Arts Society
Embassy of Austria
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, November 10)
Review -- Matthew Guerrieri (Boston Globe, November 12)

November 7, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro I [FREE]
Music by Kodály and Beethoven
Freer Gallery of Art

November 7, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Emmanuel Pahud (flute) and Eric Le Sage (piano)
Phillips Collection
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 10

November 8, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With flutist Emmanuel Pahud
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 9)

November 8, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 8, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Günther Herbig, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Tim Smith (Critical Mass, November 9)

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With flutist Emmanuel Pahud
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Jeffrey Cohan (flute) and Nicoletta Sanzin (harp)
Embassy Series
Slovenian Embassy (2410 California Avenue NW)

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Eric Le Sage, piano
La Maison Française

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Ryan de Ryke (baritone)
Austrian Embassy
Review -- Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, November 13)

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
MacDowell Colony Centennial Concert [FREE]
With Norman Scribner, conductor
Library of Congress
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, November 12)

November 9, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Günther Herbig, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Conservatory Avant-Garde Ensemble [FREE]
Peabody Institute, Griswold Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Ying Quartet (complete Stravinsky works for string quartet)
Kreeger Museum
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, November 13)

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With flutist Emmanuel Pahud
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Günther Herbig, conductor
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Robert Battey (Washington Post, November 12)

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
"For the Beauty of the Earth: Songs of Nature and Conservation"
Congressional Chorus
Atlas Performing Arts Center

November 10, 2007 (Sat)
8:15 pm
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
With Fabiana Bravo and Gregory Kunde
Baltimore Opera
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, November 13)

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
Eric Ruple, piano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Chorus: Tribute and Reflection
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
New Zealand String Quartet [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences (2100 C Street NW)
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, November 13)

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Günther Herbig, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Brandenburg Concertos
Washington Bach Consort
Harman Center for the Arts (650 F Street NW)

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Family Concert: Tell Me a Story
Capitol City Symphony
Atlas Arts Center

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
"For the Beauty of the Earth: Songs of Nature and Conservation"
Congressional Chorus
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church (Bethesda, Md.)

November 11, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Paul Badura-Skoda, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art (West Building, West Garden Court)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 13)

November 12, 2007 (Mon)
8 pm
Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Kathryn Stott (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 14)

November 12, 2007 (Mon)
8 pm
Mark Hill (oboe) and Sue Heinemann (bassoon) [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 13, 2007 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 14, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 14, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
With Fabiana Bravo and Gregory Kunde
Baltimore Opera

November 15, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With cellist Heinrich Schiff (Shostakovich first concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 17)

November 15, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
John Musto, Later the Same Evening (world premiere)
University of Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 20)

November 15, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
The Turn of the Screw
Peabody Opera Theater
Peabody Institute, Friedberg Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 15, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Madeline Adkins, violin (Mendelssohn concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun, November 17)

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
John Musto, Later the Same Evening (world premiere)
University of Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
The Turn of the Screw
Peabody Opera Theater
Peabody Institute, Friedberg Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Elixir of Love
Catholic University School of Music

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Augustin Hadelich (violin) and Philip Fisher (piano)
Embassy Series
Residence of the German Ambassador (1900 Foxhall Road NW)

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Quatuor Ysaÿe [FREE]
Music by Haydn, Saint-Saëns, Schumann
Library of Congress
Review -- Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, November 19)

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Madeline Adkins, violin (Mendelssohn concerto)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With cellist Heinrich Schiff (Shostakovich first concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 16, 2007 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
With Fabiana Bravo and Gregory Kunde
Baltimore Opera

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7 pm
William Bolcom, A View from the Bridge
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Left Bank Concert Society
Two-piano arrangements of Grosse Fugue, Rite of Spring
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, The Magic Flute
Salzburg Marionnette Theater
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
The Turn of the Screw
Peabody Opera Theater
Peabody Institute, Friedberg Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Emanouil Manolov, violin
Embassy Series
Embassy of Bulgaria (1621 22nd Street NW)

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
7:30 pm
John Musto, Later the Same Evening (world premiere)
University of Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Beethoven, Missa Solemnis
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, November 19)

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Madeline Adkins, violin (Mendelssohn concerto)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 17, 2007 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With cellist Heinrich Schiff (Shostakovich first concerto)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
Donizetti, Elixir of Love
Catholic University School of Music

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
2 pm
Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel [FREE children's concert]
Salzburg Marionnette Theater
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Master Chorale of Washington: Verdi Requiem
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, November 20)

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Madeline Adkins, violin (Mendelssohn concerto)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
With Fabiana Bravo and Gregory Kunde
Baltimore Opera

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
John Musto, Later the Same Evening (world premiere)
University of Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
3 pm
The Turn of the Screw
Peabody Opera Theater
Peabody Institute, Friedberg Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Kim Kashkashian (viola) and Lydia Artymiw (piano)
FAES
Congregation Beth-El (Bethesda, Md.)
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, November 20)

November 18, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
red fish blue fish [FREE]
World Premiere of Roger Reynolds, Sanctuary
National Gallery of Art (East Building, Ground Level)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 20)

November 19, 2007 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Nicolas Dautricourt, violin
La Maison Française
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 21)

November 20, 2007 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Balanchine choreographies
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Sarah Kaufman (Washington Post, November 22)

November 20, 2007 (Tue)
8 pm
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 26)

November 21, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Balanchine choreographies
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 23, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Balanchine choreographies
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Sarah Kaufman (Washington Post, November 26)

November 24, 2007 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Balanchine choreographies
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 25, 2007 (Sun)
1 and 5 pm
Bach Brandenburg Festival
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra and Cantate Chamber Singers
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, November 27)

November 25, 2007 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Balanchine choreographies
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 25, 2007 (Sun)
4 pm
Washington International Competition winner (TBD) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 25, 2007 (Sun)
6:30 pm
ArcoVoce and Rosa Lamoreaux [FREE]
National Gallery of Art
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, November 28)

November 28, 2007 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Amy Beth Horman, violin
The Mansion at Strathmore

November 28, 2007 (Wed)
8 pm
New Music at University of Maryland
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

November 29, 2007 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Han-Na Chang (cello, Elgar concerto) and Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, November 30)

November 29, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Alexander Paley, piano
18th- and 19th-century music on the Broadwood piano
The Mansion at Strathmore

November 29, 2007 (Thu)
7:30 pm
ModernWorks, with Margaret Leng Tan [FREE]
Music by Ge Gan-ru (string quartets and music-melodrama)
Freer Gallery of Art
Review -- Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, December 1)

November 29, 2007 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Kernis and Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun, December 1)

November 30, 2007 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Han-Na Chang (cello, Elgar concerto) and Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 30, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Chu-Fang Huang, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of the People's Republic of China (2300 Connecticut Avenue NW)

November 30, 2007 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bellini, I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Concert performance with piano (with Meghan McCall and Tara McCredie)
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater (Silver Spring, Md.)

November 30, 2007 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Kernis and Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

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