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5.8.09

Classical Month in Washington (October)

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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!

October 1, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók (The Wooden Prince) and Tchaikovsky
Iván Fischer, conductor
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 1, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Cinderella (in English)
Opera Vivente
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Baltimore, Md.)

October 1, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók and Tchaikovsky (James Ehnes, violin)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 2, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók (The Wooden Prince) and Tchaikovsky
Iván Fischer, conductor
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 2, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
A Harmony of Friends: Music of Italy and China
Folger Consort (with Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano)
Folger Shakespeare Library

October 2, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók and Tchaikovsky (James Ehnes, violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 2, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
Music by Mozart, Rouse, Bartók
Clarice Smith Center

October 2, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Tale of Teddy and the Ten Hats
Kennedy Center Family Theater
[Review]

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
2 pm
Virginia Virtuosi, string trio [FREE]
Corcoran Gallery of Art (Salon Doré)

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
A Harmony of Friends: Music of Italy and China
Folger Consort (with Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano)
Folger Shakespeare Library

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Concert: Ildar Abdrazakov and Olga Borodina
Washington National Opera (with Plácido Domingo, conductor)
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Cinderella (in English)
Opera Vivente
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Baltimore, Md.)

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók (The Wooden Prince) and Tchaikovsky
Iván Fischer, conductor
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók and Tchaikovsky (James Ehnes, violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Beethoven (with Misha Dichter, piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 3, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Ensemble Concert: Math and Music
Kennedy Center Family Theater

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
A Harmony of Friends: Music of Italy and China
Folger Consort (with Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano)
Folger Shakespeare Library

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach, B Minor Mass
Washington Bach Consort
National Presbyterian Church

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók and Tchaikovsky (James Ehnes, violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Fry Street Quartet [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences (2101 Constitution Ave. NW)

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Beethoven (with Misha Dichter, piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Jupiter String Quartet
Corcoran Gallery of Art

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Anastasia Petanova (flute) and Timothy Hoft (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Elena Ulyanova, piano
Music in McLean
Saint Luke Catholic Church

October 4, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Arco Voce with Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano [FREE]
Italian Renaissance music
National Gallery of Art

October 5, 2009 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Hahn-Bin (violin) and John Blacklow (piano)
Young Concert Artists Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 6, 2009 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Bach, Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee, BWV 18 [FREE]
Noontime Cantata Series
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

October 6, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
American Brass Quintet
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 6, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Gaukhar Murzabekova, violin
Embassy Series
Embassy of Kazakhstan (1401 16th St. NW)

October 7, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
National Gallery Wind Quintet [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

October 7, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Michael Lodico, organ [FREE]
St. John's, Lafayette Square

October 7, 2009 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Gaukhar Murzabekova (violin) and Amir Tebenikhin (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 7, 2009 (Wed)
8 pm
Mobtown Modern: Low Art
Brian Sacawa (baritone and bass saxophone) and Jennifer Everhart (bass clarinet)
Metro Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)

October 8, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nelson Freire, piano (Ludovic Morlot, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 9, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Regev-Huang-Weilerstein Trio [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 9, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Clarice Smith Center

October 10, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 10, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Handel, Giulio Cesare
Opera Bel Cantanti
1st Stage Theater (McLean, Va.)

October 10, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nelson Freire, piano (Ludovic Morlot, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nelson Freire, piano (Ludovic Morlot, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society [FREE]
Music by Kurtág, Koston, Bartók, von Dohnányi
Steinway Series
Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Handel, Giulio Cesare
Opera Bel Cantanti
1st Stage Theater (McLean, Va.)

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Shostakovich, Mozart, Barnett
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Leonid Sushansky (violin) and Carlos Rodriguez (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
5 pm
Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Music by Torke, Wagner, McGinn, Ligeti
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Bethesda, Md.)

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington [FREE]
With Douglas Riva, piano
National Gallery of Art

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Delores Ziegler (mezzo-soprano) and John Greer (piano) [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Anna Balakerskaia, Zino Bogacheck and David Teie (piano trio) [FREE]
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 11, 2009 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Masterworks of Five Centuries
Music by Stravinsky (Dumbarton Oaks Concerto), Schoenberg, Copland
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Renwick Gallery

October 12, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 13, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Blandine Rannou, harpsichord
Music by the Couperins, Forqueray, Balbastre
La Maison Française

October 14, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Chiara String Quartet [FREE]
Quartets by Debussy, Prokofiev, Webern
National Gallery of Art

October 14, 2009 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Christopher Taylor, piano-harpsichord
Bach, Goldberg Variations
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 15, 2009 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

October 15, 2009 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Lorin Maazel, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 15, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
JMU English Brass Band
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Chiara String Quartet
Mansion at Strathmore

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Handel, Giulio Cesare
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Carducci Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Lorin Maazel, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Virginia Opera
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 16, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Canadian Brass
Barns at Wolf Trap

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
4 pm
Murray Perahia, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Music by MacMillan, White, Neswick, Davison
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Handel, Giulio Cesare
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Christopher O'Riley, piano
Arrangements of Radiohead and Nirvana
Barns at Wolf Trap

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Lorin Maazel, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 17, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Music Center at Strathmore

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Virginia Opera
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Family Concert: Virginia Virtuosi [FREE]
Concert in memory of Daniel Pearl
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Shostakovich, Mozart, Barnett
Bishop Ireton High School (Alexandria, Va.)

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdi, Requiem Mass
Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Raphael Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Jenkins, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
Amadeus Concerts
St. Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Belcea Quartet
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery Piano Trio [FREE]
Trios by Franck, Jongen, and other Belgian composers
National Gallery of Art

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
PipeSpectacular [FREE]
Music by Mozart, Haydn, and Handel
National City Christian Church

October 18, 2009 (Sun)
7 pm
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

October 19, 2009 (Mon)
7 pm
NOW Ensemble
Corcoran Gallery of Art

October 19, 2009 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Charpentier, Les Arts Florissants
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 19, 2009 (Mon)
8 pm
Eroica Quartet and Friends [FREE]
Period-instrument performances of octets by Spohr, Mendelssohn
Library of Congress

October 19, 2009 (Mon)
8 pm
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Friends of Music
Dumbarton Oaks

October 20, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Aimo Pagin, piano
Embassy Series
Romanian Ambassador's Residence (2500 30th St. NW)

October 20, 2009 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble: British Winds
St. Columba's Church

October 21, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Carmina [FREE]
Music from the Golden Age of the Netherlands
National Gallery of Art

October 21, 2009 (Wed)
7 pm
Concert in Memory of Daniel Pearl: Virginia Virtuosi [FREE]
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 21, 2009 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 21, 2009 (Wed)
8 pm
Orquestra de São Paulo
With Evelyn Glennie, percussion
Music Center at Strathmore

October 22, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ben Heppner, tenor (Edo de Waart, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
[CANCELLED]

October 22, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Simone Dinnerstein, piano (Louis Langrée, conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 23, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Emely Phelps, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

October 23, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Music Center at Strathmore

October 23, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
James Stern, violin [FREE]
Bach, unaccompanied violin works
Clarice Smith Center

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
3 pm
Christopher Taylor, piano [FREE]
Music by Beethoven, Bermel, Rzewski
Baltimore Museum of Art

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Music of Nicholas Maw
Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Simone Dinnerstein, piano (Louis Langrée, conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Emma Kirkby (soprano) and Jakob Lindberg (lute)
Candlelight Concerts
Howard Community College, Smith Theater (Columbia, Md.)

October 24, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
Steven Honigberg and Ken Slowik (Bach cello suites)
Dumbarton Concerts
Dumbarton Church, Georgetown

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Jeanine De Bique (soprano) and Warren Jones (piano)
Young Concert Artists Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
2 pm
Adelphi String Quartet [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Simone Dinnerstein, piano (Louis Langrée, conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Raphael Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
4 pm
Songs of Children (music by Convery, Copland, Taverner)
Thomas Circle Singers
All Souls Unitarian Church

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Emma Kirkby (soprano) and Jakob Lindberg (lute) [FREE]
"Orpheus in England" (music by Dowland, Purcell)
National Gallery of Art

October 25, 2009 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Eroica Trio
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 26, 2009 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Samuel Vriezen, piano [FREE]
Music by Tom Johnson, Frederick Chopin, Samuel Vriezen
Ward Hall, Catholic University

October 27, 2009 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 28, 2009 (Wed)
12 noon
Prof. Walter Frisch, "Arnold Schoenberg: The Early Years, Through Verklärte Nacht and Pierrot Lunaire" [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 28, 2009 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Masques [FREE]
Music by Couperin and Rameau
National Gallery of Art

October 28, 2009 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 29, 2009 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Streetcar Named Desire
Sydney Theatre Company (with Cate Blanchett as Blanche)
Through November 21
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

October 29, 2009 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Leila Josefowicz, violin
Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Adams (Violin Concerto), Stravinsky (Firebird)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 30, 2009 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Falstaff
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 30, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Guy Livingston, piano [FREE]
"One Minute More" (multimedia concert)
Library of Congress

October 30, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Leila Josefowicz, violin
Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Adams (Violin Concerto), Stravinsky (Firebird)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 30, 2009 (Fri)
8 pm
GMU Opera Revue
George Mason University Center for the Arts

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (casual concert)
With Leila Josefowicz, violin
Music by Adams (Violin Concerto), Stravinsky (Firebird)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Ariadne auf Naxos
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (multimedia concert)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade (Robert Spano, conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
Korean Concert Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
7:30 pm
National Philharmonic
With Elena Urioste (violin), Zuill Bailey (cello), Brian Ganz (piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
Music by Sibelius, Wagner, Ravel
Clarice Smith Center

October 31, 2009 (Sat)
8 pm
GMU Opera Revue
George Mason University Center for the Arts

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