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Classical Month in Washington (March)

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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!

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Ned Rorem, Our Town
Catholic University School of Music

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Directed by François Loup
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Jonathan Dove, Tobias and the Angel
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Charlie Chaplin, City Lights
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
With Amanda Gosier, soprano
George Mason University Center for the Arts

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf
National Symphony Orchestra
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Jonathan Dove, Tobias and the Angel
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Charlie Chaplin, City Lights
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Quartetto Gelato [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences (2100 C Street NW)

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Directed by François Loup
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Dominick Argento, Evensong: Of Love and Angels
World premiere (Centennial of Washington National Cathedral)
With Elizabeth Futral, soprano
Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio (violin, clarinet, and piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
6 pm
NSO Young Soloists' Competition [FREE]
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls [FREE]
Music by Gregorio Allegri, Domenico Scarlatti, and Tallis
National Gallery of Art

March 2, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Tallis Scholars: Masterpieces from Spain and Portugal
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 3, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Joshua Bell (violin) and Jeremy Denk (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 3, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 3, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Paul Potts, tenor
Lisner Auditorium

March 5, 2008 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Women of the National Gallery Vocal Arts Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Hildegard von Bingen and other women composers
National Gallery of Art

March 5, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Composer in Conversation: Christopher Rouse
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 6, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 6, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Jenny Lin, piano [FREE]
Embassy of Austria

March 6, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Directed by François Loup
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pmIsabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano) and Brian Zeger (piano)
Vocal Arts Society
Embassy of Austria

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mayuko Kamio, violin
Mansion at Strathmore

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Florestan Trio [FREE]
Music by Beethoven, Ives, Arensky
Library of Congress

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Gryphon Trio
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Morris Palter, percussion [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
3 pm
Ji Hye Jung, marimba [FREE]
Shriver Hall Discovery Series
Baltimore Museum of Art

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
3 pm
Max Linder Ciné-Concert [FREE]
Screening of short films, with live music by Octuor de France
National Gallery of Art

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Directed by François Loup
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 8, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Left Bank Concert Society
Music by Finzi (Oboe Quartet), Kirchner, Janáček
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
The Genesis of Don Giovanni
Excerpts from Gazzaniga, Il Convitato di Pietra; Melani, L'Empio Punito
Opera Lafayette
St. Paul's Lutheran Church (4900 Connecticut Avenue NW)

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Directed by François Loup
Opera Bel Cantanti
Randolph Road Theater

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington: Recital [FREE]
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Jonathan Korth, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Octuor de France [FREE]
Music by Beethoven, Ravel
National Gallery of Art

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Masterworks of Four Centuries
Quartets by Zemlinsky and Schönberg
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Smithsonian Castle

March 9, 2008 (Sun)
8 pm
Fine Arts Quartet and Cristina Ortiz, piano
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

March 10, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin
Mansion at Strathmore

March 10, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Fine Arts Quartet and Cristina Ortiz, piano
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

March 11, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
La Maison Française

March 11, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Lang Lang, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 12, 2008 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Kathleen Shimeta, mezzo-soprano [FREE]
Music by Gena Branscome
National Gallery of Art

March 12, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Classical Conversation with Miles Hoffman
Mansion at Strathmore

March 12, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Yundi Li, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 12, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Camerata Interamericana [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 12, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte
Peabody Chamber Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute

March 13, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Alban Gerhardt, cello
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 13, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte
Peabody Chamber Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute

March 13, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Cuarteto Latinoamericano [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 13, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Daniel Bernard Roumain, One Loss Plus
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Schubert Festival
Auryn Quartet, Polina Leschenko (piano), and Ferdinand Erblich (viola)
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

March 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte
Peabody Chamber Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute

March 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Alban Gerhardt, cello
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Wagner, Flying Dutchman
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Matthias Soucek, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Schubert Festival
Auryn Quartet, Polina Leschenko (piano), and Ferdinand Erblich (viola)
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Death and Resurrection (Music by MacMillan and Schütz)
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte
Peabody Chamber Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Amelia Piano Trio
Dumbarton Concerts

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Alban Gerhardt, cello
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic: Bach, St. Matthew Passion
Music Center at Strathmore

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Dvořák, Stabat Mater
Choral Arts Society
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Mikhail Svetlov, baritone
Mousetrap Concert Series (Washington Grove, Md.)

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
J. S. Bach, St. John Passion
Choirs of Washington National Cathedral
Washington National Cathedral

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Michael Nicolella, guitar [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Music by Bach, Schoenberg, Beethoven
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Parisii Quartet and Jérôme Corréas (baritone) [FREE]
Fauré, La Bonne chanson
National Gallery of Art

March 16, 2008 (Sun)
8 pm
Schubert Festival
Auryn Quartet, Polina Leschenko (piano), and Ferdinand Erblich (viola)
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

March 17, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Alfred Brendel, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 18, 2008 (Tue)
6:30 pm
Interview with Alfred Brendel
Embassy of Austria

March 18, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Sergey Khachatryan (violin) and Lusine Khachatryan (piano)
WPAS
Sidney Harman Hall

March 18, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro II [FREE]
Carter, Oboe Quartet
Freer Gallery of Art

March 19, 2008 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Tapestry (female vocal quartet) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 20, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Wagner, Flying Dutchman
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 22, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
The Beggar's Opera (arr. Benjamin Britten)
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

March 23, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
The Beggar's Opera (arr. Benjamin Britten)
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

March 23, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Yuliya Gorenman, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 23, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Harvard Glee Club [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 25, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Wagner, Flying Dutchman
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 25, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Nikolaj Znaider (violin) and Robert Kulek (piano)
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Cabell Hall, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Va.)

March 26, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Betty Hauck (viola), Ben Redwine (clarinet), and Carl Banner (piano)
Washington Musica Viva
Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum (Bethesda, Md.)

March 27, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 27, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Sara Daneshpour, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

March 28, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 28, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Jupiter Quartet
With Roger Tapping and Natasha Brofsky (Mendelssohn, Brahms, Britten)
Corcoran Gallery of Art

March 28, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
A Many-Colored Dream: Music of Franz Schubert
University of Maryland School of Music (Scholarship Benefit)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, Rigoletto
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With André Watts (Brahms, 2nd piano concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
Music by Mendelssohn and Bruckner (Heinz Fricke, guest conductor)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
Baltimore Opera

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Axelrod Quartet
Music by Haydn, Britten, Beethoven
Grand Salon, Renwick Gallery

March 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
East Village Opera Company (rock-opera crossover)
Lisner Auditorium

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Wagner, Flying Dutchman
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Brooke Evers (soprano) and Michael Gallant (piano)
Vocal Arts Society
Westmoreland Church

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Bach Consort: Many Moods of Bach
Sidney Harman Hall

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Divertimento String Trio
FAES
Congregation Beth-El (Bethesda, Md.)

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Mark Crayton (countertenor), Laura Handler (cello), and James Janssen (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Elina Vähälä (violin) and Mika Rännäli (piano) [FREE]
Music by Copland, Debussy, Fauré, and Stravinsky
National Gallery of Art

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, The Eroica Effect
With Andrew Manze, conductor
George Mason University Center for the Arts

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Axelrod Quartet
Music by Haydn, Britten, Beethoven
Grand Salon, Renwick Gallery

March 30, 2008 (Sun)
8 pm
Cavani Quartet
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 31, 2008 (Mon)
7 pm
Verdi, Rigoletto
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 31, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
New Music, University of Maryland [FREE]
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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