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23.8.08

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, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: Voice of Mexico [FREE]
With Georgetown University Chamber Singers
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
D.C. A Cappella Festival
Georgetown University, Gaston Hall

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Catholic University School of Music

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
All-Wagner program (Iván Fischer, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Tony Arnold (soprano) and Jacob Greenberg (piano) [FREE]
Messiaen Centennial Concert
Library of Congress

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Clarice Smith Center

November 1, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Shaun Tirrell, piano
Washington Conservatory
Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ (Bethesda, Md.)

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Catholic University School of Music

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
2 and 4 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Children's Concert (Iván Fischer, conductor)
Kennedy Center Family Theater

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Verdi, Requiem Mass
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Soheil Nasseri, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Pan American Symphony
Lisner Auditorium

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Midori (violin) and Robert McDonald (piano)
Music by Schumann, Beethoven, Cage, Enescu
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Janice Fehlauer, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Christopher Jacobson, organ (My Dancing Day) [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Guarneri String Quartet
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
NGA Vocal Arts Ensemble [FREE]
17th-century Dutch music
National Gallery of Art

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel: Basking In Beethoven
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Haydn, Armida Abbandonata / Arianna a Naxos
Opera Lafayette
La Maison Française

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Kronos Quartet: Alternative Radio
Clarice Smith Center

November 2, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Brillaner Duo with Amit Peled (cello)
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

November 3, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Friday Morning Music Club Orchestra
With Wayne Weng, piano [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 4, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Lobe den Herren (BWV 137) [FREE]
Members of Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

November 5, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Emerson String Quartet
Shostakovich quartets no. 9-12
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 5, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 6, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Emerson String Quartet
Shostakovich quartets no. 13-15
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 6, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: The Mexican Odyssey
With Georgetown University Chamber Singers
Harman Center for the Arts

November 6, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Leonard Slatkin, guest conductor
Music Center at Strathmore

November 7, 2008 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Osiris Molina, clarinet
Friday Music Series [FREE]
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

November 7, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Jeremy Denk, piano
Sonatas by Ives (Concord) and Beethoven (Hammerklavier)
Barns at Wolf Trap

November 7, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Tetzlaff Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 8, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 8, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Tara-Louise Montour (violin) and Timothy Long (piano)
National Museum of the American Indian

November 8, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
D.C. A Cappella Festival
Georgetown University, Gaston Hall

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
GMU Chamber Ensembles [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Music by Vivaldi, Pärt, Tüür
Clarice Smith Center

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society
Music by Dallapiccola, Ravel, Moss
Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
BWV 50, 80, 207
Washington Bach Consort
Harman Center for the Arts

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Diane Walsh, piano [FREE]
Music by Schubert, Ravel, Beethoven
National Academy of Science

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Georgetown Chamber Music Ensembles
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Curtis Institute Contemporary Music Festival
Music by Messiaen and Varèse
La Maison Française

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
American Youth Philharmonic
George Mason University Center for the Fine Arts

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
ArcoVoce [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Virtuosi, A Sylvan Landscape
With Jessica Swink, soprano
Music by Britten, Ravel, Handel
St. Francis Episcopal Church (Great Falls, Va.)

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
5 pm
Takács Quartet
Corcoran Gallery of Art

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
6 pm
Donizetti, Maria Padilla
Washington Concert Opera
Lisner Auditorium

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
The Coast Orchestra [FREE]
Silent film, In the Land of the Head Hunters, with live music
National Gallery of Art

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
GMU Percussion Ensemble [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 9, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Stephanie Jeong (violin) and Jie Chen (piano)
Korean Concert Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 10, 2008 (Mon)
7 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 11, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 11, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Emanuele Arciuli, piano
National Museum of the American Indian

November 11, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
GMU Symphonic Band
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 12, 2008 (Wed)
7 pm
Reading: John Adams on Hallelujah Junction
Politcs and Prose

November 12, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 12, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Perlman-Schmidt-Bailey Trio
Fortas Chamber Music Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 12, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
The King's Mistress (French Baroque music)
Les Paladins, with Jérôme Corréas
With Isabelle Poulenard (soprano)
La Maison Française

November 12, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Stanley Curtis, trumpet [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 13, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jennifer Koh (violin) and Michael Christie (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 13, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Kuss Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Marcolivia Duo
Friday Music Series [FREE]
Georgetown University, McNeir Hall

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jennifer Koh (violin) and Michael Christie (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
New York Festival of Song
With Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano) and Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
Vocal Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Levine School: Music of Messiaen
Atlas Performing Arts Center

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Takács Quartet and Muzsikás [FREE]
With Márta Sebestyén
Library of Congress

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Kirov Orchestra (with Valery Gergiev, Alexei Volodin)
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Alienated Artists — Determined Voices
University of Maryland Music Faculty
Music by Amy Beach, Insang Yun, Tchaikovsky
Clarice Smith Center

November 14, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Glenn Smith (GMU faculty) and guest Steven Nachmonvich [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
11:30 am
Family Look-In: Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
2 pm
Daria Rabotkina, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
4 pm
Vadim Repin (violin) and Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Anders Lundegård (saxophone) and Monika Mockovčáková (piano)
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Stefan Jackiw (violin)
Music Center at Strathmore

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jennifer Koh (violin) and Michael Christie (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Bellini, Norma
With Hasmik Papian and Ruth Ann Swenson
Baltimore Opera

November 15, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Schlesinger Hall (Alexandria, Va.)

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
2 pm
Bach, Mass in B Minor
Washington Chorus
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
5 pm
Inscape Chamber Music Project with Abigail Haynes Lennox (soprano)
Music by Ravel, Hindemith, Hallman
Church of the Redeemer (Bethesda, Md.)

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Euclid String Quartet [FREE]
Quartets by Ades, Beethoven, and Chernin
National Gallery of Art

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
Wind Soloists of New York
Dumbarton Oaks

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Washington Youth Foundation: Youth Symphony Orchestra Annual Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 16, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Piano trios by Mendelssohn
Renwick Gallery

November 17, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 17, 2008 (Mon)
8 pm
Wind Soloists of New York
Dumbarton Oaks

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Marie-Claude Montplaisir, piano [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
ARC Ensemble
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Pierre Hantaï, harpsichord
Music by Bach, Scarlatti
La Maison Française

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Israel Philharmonic
With Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
All-Dvořák program
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

November 18, 2008 (Tue)
8 pm
M3E (Mason Modern Music Ensemble) [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 19, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Bellini, Norma
With Hasmik Papian and Ruth Ann Swenson
Baltimore Opera

November 19, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Tanya Bannister, piano
With commentary by Rob Kapilow (Chopin, Etudes and Preludes)
Freer Gallery of Art

November 19, 2008 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 19, 2008 (Wed)
8 pm
Georgetown University Concert Choir
Georgetown University, Dahlgren Chapel

November 20, 2008 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lars Vogt (piano) and Yakov Kreizberg (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 20, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 20, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
James Weaver (baritone) and Joanne Kong (piano)
Schubert, Winterreise
Mansion at Strathmore

November 20, 2008 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Washington Musica Viva
Embassy of the Czech Republic

November 20, 2008 (Thu)
8 pm
Georgetown University Wind Ensemble
Georgetown University, Gaston Hall

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
6 pm
Solemn Vespers for Feast of St. Cecilia
Catholic University School of Music
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Capuçon/Angelich Trio
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Bellini, Norma
With Hasmik Papian and Ruth Ann Swenson
Baltimore Opera

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Petite Messe Solenelle
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Musical Miniatures, with Rachel Franlkin and Airi Yoshioka
Mansion at Strathmore

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lars Vogt (piano) and Yakov Kreizberg (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 21, 2008 (Fri)
8 pm
Warsaw Philharmonic
With Valentina Lisitsa, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
7 pm
Rossini, Petite Messe Solenelle
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lars Vogt (piano) and Yakov Kreizberg (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Music for St. Cecilia (Purcell, Britten, Howells)
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. John's Norwood Paris (Chevy Chase, Md.)

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Handel, Israel in Egypt
City Choir of Washington
Schlesinger Hall (Alexandria, Va.)

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University Center for the Fine Arts

November 22, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Orff, Carmina Burana
Music Center at Strathmore

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Bellini, Norma
With Hasmik Papian and Ruth Ann Swenson
Baltimore Opera

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
Mendelssohn, Elijah
Master Chorale of Washington
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
3 pm
GMU Chamber Ensembles [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman, piano duo
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Leonid Sushansky (violin) and Paul Shaw (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Scott Dettra, organ (Bach and Beyond) [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
6:30 pm
The Singers’ Companye [FREE]
Music by American composers
National Gallery of Art

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
7 pm
GMU Saxophone Ensemble [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 23, 2008 (Sun)
7:30 pm
University of Maryland Chorale and Chamber Singers
Clarice Smith Center

November 24, 2008 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 25, 2008 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Friends of Fasch, with Tom McCracken (recorder) [FREE]
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

November 29, 2008 (Sat)
8 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 30, 2008 (Sun)
4 pm
Su Jeon, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 30, 2008 (Sun)
8 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas
George Mason University Center for the Arts

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