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Classical Month in Washington (January)

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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!

January 2, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Salute to Vienna: New Year's Concert
Music Center at Strathmore

January 6, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Steven Isserlis (cello) and Kirill Gerstein (piano)
Music by Britten, Schumann, and Rachmaninoff
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 8)

January 7, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nikolaj Znaider (violin) and Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 9)

January 8, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort and Friends
Monteverdi, 1610 Vespers
Washington National Cathedral
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, January 11)

January 8, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nikolaj Znaider (violin) and Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 9, 2010 (Sat)
11 am, 1:30 pm, 5 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 9, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cornell University Glee Club
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Alfred Thigpen (Washington Post, January 11)

January 9, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Folger Consort and Friends
Monteverdi, 1610 Vespers
Washington National Cathedral

January 9, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nikolaj Znaider (violin) and Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 9, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Bizet, Carmen
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, January 11)

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Ensemble Concert
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
All-Brahms program
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, January 12)

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Smithsonian American Art Museum

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Mandolin Quartet
Mansion at Strathmore

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Douglas McNames (cello) and Steven Silverman (piano) [FREE]
Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff
Phillips Collection

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Astrid Walschot-Stapp (harp) and Karen Johnson (flute) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

January 10, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Choral Arts Society
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 12, 2010 (Tue)
7 pm
Yuliya Gorenman, piano
What Makes It Great? Beethoven's Waldstein Sonata
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

January 14, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Emanuel Ax (piano) and Michael Stern (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Robert R. Reilly (Ionarts, January 15)

January 15, 2010 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Emanuel Ax (piano) and Michael Stern (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 15, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Daedalus Quartet
Barns at Wolf Trap
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 16)

January 15, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Royal Fireworks Music
Weinberg Center (Frederick, Md.)

January 16, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Royal Fireworks Music
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 16, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Di Wu, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of China
Review -- Anne Midgette (Washington Post, January 18)

January 16, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Emanuel Ax (piano) and Michael Stern (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 16, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
American Balalaika Symphony
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Anne Midgette (Washington Post, January 17)

January 17, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Hee-Young Lim (cello) and Noreen Polera (piano) [FREE]
Sonatas by Beethoven, Chopin, Beethoven
Phillips Collection

January 17, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble and ARTEK Early Music Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Monteverdi from 1610
National Gallery of Art
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, January 19)

January 20, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
Anne-Marieke Evers (mezzo-soprano) and Stephen Ackert (organ) [FREE]
Music by Bach from 1710
National Gallery of Art

January 20, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Zodiacrobatic
Mobtown Modern
Metro Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, January 22)

January 21, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor), Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), and Stig Andersen (tenor)
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 23)

January 21, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Menahem Pressler (piano), Alexander Kerr (violin), Kim Kashkashian (viola), Antonio Meneses (cello) [FREE]
Library of Congress
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, January 24)

January 22, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor), Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), and Stig Andersen (tenor)
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 22, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Garrick Ohlsson (piano) and Jiří Bĕlohlávek (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 23, 2010 (Sat)
2 pm
Jeremy Denk, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, January 25)

January 23, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor), Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), and Stig Andersen (tenor)
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 23, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Garrick Ohlsson (piano) and Jiří Bĕlohlávek (conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

January 23, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Pacifica Quartet: Beethoven Cycle I
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, January 25)

January 23, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University Center for the Arts
Review -- Anne Midgette (Washington Post, January 25)

January 24, 2010 (Sun)
2 and 4 pm
NSO Children's Concert
With Iván Fischer
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 24, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Garrick Ohlsson (piano) and Jiří Bĕlohlávek (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 24, 2010 (Sun)
3 and 4:30 pm
Papageno (retelling of The Magic Flute for children)
Peabody Opera Outreach
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

January 24, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Irina Nuzova, piano [FREE]
Music by Schubert
Phillips Collection

January 24, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Piano Trio, String Quartet, and Wind Quintet [FREE]
Music by Beethoven from 1810
National Gallery of Art

January 26, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Carolina Ullrich, soprano (with Marcelo Amaral, piano)
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, January 28)

January 27, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
Auryn String Quartet [FREE]
Music by Berg and Webern from 1910
National Gallery of Art

January 27, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Radu Lupu, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 28)

January 28, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Mischa Maisky (cello) and Iván Fischer (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, January 30)

January 28, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
The Rheingold Curse: A Germanic Saga of Greed and Revenge [FREE]
Ensemble Sequentia
Library of Congress
Review -- Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, January 30)

January 29, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Matthias Soucek, piano (Schubert's birthday)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

January 29, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Mischa Maisky (cello) and Iván Fischer (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 29, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Aspen Ensemble
Barns at Wolf Trap

January 30, 2010 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert: Magical Mozart
Kennedy Center Family Theater

January 30, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Mozart's Magnificent Voyage
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Classical Kids Live!)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

January 30, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Anne Schwanewilms, soprano (with Malcolm Martineau, piano)
Vocal Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, February 1)

January 30, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Mischa Maisky (cello) and Iván Fischer (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

January 30, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Leon Fleisher, piano
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 1)

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
With Leon Fleisher, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
American Youth Philharmonic
George Mason University Center for the Arts

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Olivier Cavé, piano [FREE]
Music by Scarlatti
Phillips Collection

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Triple Helix Piano Trio
Corcoran Gallery of Art

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Emanuel Ax, piano
Music by Schumann, Chopin
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun, February 1)

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble and Great Noise Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Bayolo and Carillo from 2010
National Gallery of Art

January 31, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Capuçon-Angelich Trio
Dumbarton Oaks

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