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7.6.09

Classical Month in Washington (August)

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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!

August 2, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Adrian Gunning, organ [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

August 7, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Youth Orchestra of the Americas
Gabriela Montero, piano (Rachmaninoff, second concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, August 10)

August 7, 2009 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Wolf Trap Opera, National Symphony Orchestra, Choral Arts Society
Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Review -- Mark J. Estren (Washington Post, August 10)

August 8, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
2009 Memorial Concert in Honor of Susanna "Susie" Kim
Washington Korean Symphony Orchestra and others
National Association of Professional Asian American Women
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

August 9, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Elena Ulyanova, piano [FREE]
Reynolds Center
Review -- Robert Battey (Washington Post, August 11)

August 9, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Susan Brockman (flute), Joel Ang (violin), Andrea Marlowe (viola), and Stephen Bertino (piano)
WMPA Summer Concert Series
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

August 9, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Br. Jonathan Ryan, organ [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

August 10, 2009 (Mon)
6 pm
Ivo Kaltchev and Milen Petrov (piano duo) [FREE]
Washington International Piano Festival
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

August 11, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Joseph Banowetz, piano
Washington International Piano Festival
Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University

August 13, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Anderson and Roe, piano duo
Washington International Piano Festival
Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University

August 15, 2009 (Sat)
4 pm
Alessio Bax, piano
Washington International Piano Festival
Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University

August 16, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Terri LaGoe (soprano), Jay Chadwick (horn), and Thom Robertson (piano)
WMPA Summer Concert Series
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

August 16, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Max Kenworthy and Nicholas Grigby, organ [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

August 21, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore
Opera Bel Cantanti
Westminster Presbyterian Church (Alexandria, Va.)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, August 24)

August 22, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Opera in Miniature (scenes and arias)
Opera Bel Cantanti
Westminster Presbyterian Church (Alexandria, Va.)

August 23, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore
Opera Bel Cantanti
Westminster Presbyterian Church (Alexandria, Va.)

August 23, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Covington String Quartet
WMPA Summer Concert Series
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

August 23, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Huw Williams, organ [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

August 28, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
The Two Towers
High-definition screening with live orchestra
Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, August 31)

August 29, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
The Two Towers
High-definition screening with live orchestra
Filene Center at Wolf Trap

August 30, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Stephen Bertino (piano) and others
WMPA Summer Concert Series
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

August 30, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Jeremy Filsell Peter Latona, organ [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Review -- Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, September 2)

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