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25.7.08

Classical Month in Washington (September)

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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!

September 2, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Cornelia Frazier (soprano) and Ruth Locke (piano) [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany

September 6, 2008 (Sat)
12:30 to 4:30 pm
Scott Houston ("The Piano Guy")
Piano lecture-demonstration (Smithsonian Resident Associates)
Freer Gallery of Art

September 8, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Christopher Dudley, trombone [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

September 9, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Jeffrey Chappell, piano [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany

September 9, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Mobtown Modern: Too Cool for School
Contemporary Museum (Baltimore, Md.)

September 11, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Classical Hollywood (Richard Kaufman, guest conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

September 12, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Jessye Norman, with jazz quartet
Music of Duke Ellington
Clarice Smith Center

September 12, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Golden Age of Film Music (Richard Kaufman, guest conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

September 13, 2008 (Sat)
12 noon to 11 pm
Open House Arts Festival [FREE]
Kennedy Center

September 13, 2008 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
Smithsonian Resident Associates
National Museum of Natural History

September 13, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 13, 2008 (Sat)
8:30 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Season Opener, with Yo-Yo Ma
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 14, 2008 (Sun)
3 pmSara Daneshpour, piano
Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

September 14, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Viva La Voce (four singers with Frank Conlon, piano)
Amadeus Concerts
St. Francis Episcopal Church (Great Falls, Va.)

September 14, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington

September 15, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Indira Mahajan
Marian Anderson Award Recital
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 15, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet and Carl Banner (piano)
Washington Musica Viva
Music of Mozart, Tailleferre, Wilder, and Gerard
Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum (Bethesda, Md.)

September 16, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Armonia Nova [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany

September 17, 2008 (Wed)
7 pm
Benoît Delbecq, piano
Corcoran Gallery of Art

September 18, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
Lecture: “After Pearl Harbor: Music, War, and the Library of Congress” [FREE]
Professor Annegret Fauser (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Library of Congress

September 18, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 18, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Holst, The Planets
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 19, 2008 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Jennifer Ellis Kampani, soprano [FREE]
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

September 19, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Holst, The Planets
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 20, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Bizet, Pearl Fishers
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 20, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Season Opening Ball Concert
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

September 20, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Holst, The Planets
Music Center at Strathmore

September 21, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 21, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Holst, The Planets
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 21, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel
Haydn and Mozart—Humor and Heartache
George Mason University Center for the Arts

September 22, 2008 (Mon)
7 pm
Bizet, Pearl Fishers
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 22, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Francesco Tristano Schlimé, piano
La Maison Française

September 23, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
ArcoVoce [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany

September 23, 2008 (Tue)
6 pm
NSO Chamber Ensemble [FREE]
World premieres of commissioned works
Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 23, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by J. C. Bach, Jacob, Rheinberger
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

September 24, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 24, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Squonk Opera: AstroRama [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

September 25, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Pearl Fishers
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 25, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Le Cabaret de Carmen
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

September 25, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mahler/Bernstein, with Kelley O'Connor
Music Center at Strathmore

September 25, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Squonk Opera: AstroRama [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Hampton Trio [FREE]
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
6 pm
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni (in English)
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Le Cabaret de Carmen
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mahler/Bernstein, with Kelley O'Connor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Music from the Court of Isabella d'Este
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

September 26, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Squonk Opera: AstroRama [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

September 27, 2008 (Sat)
2 pm
Anna Vinnitskaya, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 27, 2008 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Music from the Court of Isabella d'Este
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

September 27, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 27, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Le Cabaret de Carmen
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

September 27, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mahler/Bernstein, with Kelley O'Connor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Bizet, Pearl Fishers
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Music from the Court of Isabella d'Este
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Walsum Awards for New Music [FREE]
Evelyn Elsing (cello), Loren Kitt (clarinet), Santiago Rodriguez (piano), David Salness (violin)
Clarice Smith Center

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Le Cabaret de Carmen
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mahler/Bernstein, with Kelley O'Connor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni (in English)
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
5 pm
Chamber Music Concert
Members of Capital City Symphony
Atlas Performing Arts Center

September 28, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Shunske Sato (violin) and Tao Lin (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 30, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Tom Gallagher (tenor) and J. Reilly Lewis (keyboard) [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany

September 30, 2008 (Tue)
6 pm
NSO Chamber Ensemble [FREE]
World premieres of commissioned works
Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 30, 2008 (Tue)
7 pm
Bernhard Gal at Sonic Circuits
Festival of Experimental Music
Austrian Cultural Forum
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (Silver Spring, Md.)

September 30, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

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