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31.8.09

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, 2009 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert: Spooky Sounds and Scary Tales
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 1, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 1, 2009 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Midori (violin) and Robert McDonald, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 1, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Till Fellner, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 4
National Gallery of Art

November 2, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 3, 2009 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn, BWV 132
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

November 3, 2009 (Tue)
8 pm
Zemlinksy Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 4, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Pro Musica Rara [FREE]
Music by Marais, Rameau, and Telemann
National Gallery of Art

November 4, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Benjamin Hutto, organ [FREE]
St. John's, Lafayette Square

November 4, 2009 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Avanti: Orchestra of Friday Morning Music Club
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 5, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Vadim Repin, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 5, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Apollo Ensemble: Baroque Jewish Music
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 5, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 5, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Duke Ellington Orchestra
With Paul Mercer Ellington, leader
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 6, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Szymanowski Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 6, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Vadim Repin, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 6, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips, soprano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 6, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
King's Singers
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 7, 2009 (Sat)
5 pm
Wagner, Götterdämmerung (in concert)
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 7, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Vadim Repin, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 7, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips, soprano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 7, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Left Bank Concert Society: Starry Night
Dumbarton Concerts
Dumbarton Church

November 7, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic: Haydn and Mendelssohn
Music Center at Strathmore

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips, soprano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Fine Arts Quartet [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Lucille Snell, flute [FREE]
Reynolds Center for American Art

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Music by Wagner, Stravinsky, Strauss
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Yuliya Gorenman (piano) and Bonnie Hampton (cello) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
‘Mon Cuer: Chansons des Femmes’
Armonia Nova, with Marjorie Bunday (alto) and Allison Mondel (soprano)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church (3rd and A St. SE)

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
5 pm
Washington Chorus: The Essential Puccini
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Yakov Kasman, piano [FREE]
Music by Prokofiev, Schumann, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky
National Gallery of Art

November 8, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Apollo's Fire: Mediterranean Nights
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

November 9, 2009 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Paris Piano Trio
Mansion at Strathmore

November 9, 2009 (Mon)
8 pm
Apollo's Fire: Mediterranean Nights
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

November 10, 2009 (Tue)
7 pm
What Makes It Great: Bach's Double Violin Concerto
Peabody Chamber Players with Rob Kapilow, conductor
National Museum of Natural History

November 10, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 10, 2009 (Tue)
8 pm
Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Music Center at Strathmore

November 11, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Zephyrus Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Couperin, Rebel, and Rameau
National Gallery of Art

November 12, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
Conversations with Legends: Kiri Te Kanawa
WPAS
Embassy of New Zealand

November 12, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro I [FREE]
Music by Mozart, Brahms, Messiaen, Takemitsu, Saariaho
Freer Gallery of Art

November 12, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Gershwin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 1
La Maison Française

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
New York Festival of Song, with Steven Blier
Vocal Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lang Lang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Gershwin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 13, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Haochen Zhang, piano
2009 Van Cliburn Competition Gold Medalist
Barns at Wolf Trap

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
3 pm
Pavel Haas Quartet [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
4 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 2
La Maison Française

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) and Warren Jones (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 3
La Maison Française

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
L'Invitation au Voyage: Music by Duparc, de Falla, Piazzolla, and others
Ibis Chamber Music Society
Clarendon United Methodist Church (Arlington, Va.)

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 14, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Gershwin)
Music Center at Strathmore

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
1 pm
American Youth Philharmonic
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Music by Fauré, Tchaikovsky
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Wagner, Götterdämmerung (in concert)
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Gershwin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 4
La Maison Française

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Lucille Chung, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery Vocal Arts Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Gevaert, Janequin, Rameau
National Gallery of Art

November 15, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 16, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
Lecture by Alfred Brendel: On Character in Music
WPAS
Embassy of Austria

November 16, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 5
La Maison Française

November 16, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
Kronos Quartet, Public Reading [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 17, 2009 (Tue)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 6
La Maison Française

November 17, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Zukerman Chamber Players
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 17, 2009 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Haydn, Weingarter
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

November 18, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Thomas Mastroianni (piano) and Stephen Ackert (narrator) [FREE]
"A Suite Bergamasque in Art and Music"
National Gallery of Art

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Joshua Bell, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, La Finta Giardiniera
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Vogler String Quartet
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Malcolm Bilson, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

November 19, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Liszt, Berlioz)
Music Center at Strathmore

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 7
La Maison Française

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
"Pictures Reframed" (Mussorgsky, multimedia concert)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Ad Jesum per Mariam (Anniversary Concert) [FREE]
Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro
CUA School of Music
Catholic University, Ward Hall

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Haydn Trio Eisenstadt [FREE]
With Lorna Anderson (soprano) and Jamie MacDougall (tenor)
Library of Congress

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Liszt, Berlioz)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 20, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Julia Wolfe, Steel Hammer
Trio Mediaeval with Bang on a Can All-Stars
Clarice Smith Center

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert
Kennedy Center Theater Lab

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
4 pm
New York Philharmonic
With Riccardo Muti, conductor
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 8
La Maison Française

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, La Finta Giardiniera
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro
CUA School of Music
Catholic University, Ward Hall

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Joshua Bell, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (Liszt, Berlioz)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Concertante (sextet)
Candlelight Concerts
Howard Community College, Smith Theater (Columbia, Md.)

November 21, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Joshua Bell, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro
CUA School of Music
Catholic University, Ward Hall

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
François-Frédéric Guy, piano
Beethoven piano sonata cycle, Part 9
La Maison Française

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Ryan de Ryke (baritone) and Daniel Schlosberg (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Virtuosi, with WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Amadeus Concerts
St. Francis Episcopal Church (Great Falls, Va.)

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Jeremy Filsell, organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
6 pm
Gounod, Faust
Washington Concert Opera
Lisner Auditorium

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) and Yehudi Wyner (piano) [FREE]
Music by Carter, Reich, and Wyner
64th American Music Festival
National Gallery of Art

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Vienna Chamber Orchestra
With Philippe Entremont, piano/conductor
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

November 22, 2009 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Modigliani String Quartet
With Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet
JCCGW

November 23, 2009 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Mozart, La Finta Giardiniera
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 24, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Viviane Hagner, violin
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 24, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

November 25, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Ensō String Quartet [FREE]
Music by Reich and Jalbert
64th American Music Festival
National Gallery of Art

November 28, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas
George Mason University Center for the Arts

November 29, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Elena Ulyanova, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

November 29, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Aikman, Bermel, Corigliano, Lerdahl
64th American Music Festival
National Gallery of Art

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