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6.12.09

Classical Month in Washington (February)

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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!

February 1, 2010 (Mon)
7 pm
Gluck, Armide
Opera Lafayette (tickets, $15)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 3)

February 1, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Capuçon-Angelich Trio
Dumbarton Oaks

February 2, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Capuçon-Angelich Trio
Music by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Brahms
La Maison Française
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Washington Post, February 4)

February 3, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
New York Opera Society [FREE]
Music by Gershwin
National Gallery of Art

February 3, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Home Grown: Alexandra Gardner
Retrospective of compositions since 2004
Mobtown Modern
Metro Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)

February 4, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Gershwin, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky
Music Center at Strathmore

February 5, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Gershwin, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
3 pm
Duo Amaral: Winter Glow
Mia Pomerantz-Amaral and Jorge Amaral, guitars (Baroque music)
Grand Salon, Renwick Gallery

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Carl Donakowski (cello) and Gabriel Dobner (piano)
Presented by James Madison University School of Music
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
WPAS
6th & I Synagogue

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Chantry: Music for St. Mary
Palestrina, Missa Salve Regina, and Byrd, Propers for Purification
St. Mary, Mother of God

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Quatuor Ébène Leipzig Quartet, Beethoven Cycle II
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

February 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Gershwin, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 7, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
American Voices
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

February 7, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
ArcoVoce [FREE]
Phillips Collection

February 7, 2010 (Sun)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
String quartets by Dvořák, Janáček
National Museum of Natural History

February 7, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Till Fellner, pianist [FREE]
Beethoven Sonata Cycle, Part V
National Gallery of Art

February 7, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Castle Trio and Friends
All-Schumann program (Schumann anniversary)
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
National Museum of American History

February 9, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Charles T. Downey (DCist, February 11)

February 9, 2010 (Tue)
8 pm
Joshua Bell (violin) and Jeremy Denk (piano)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

February 9, 2010 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Respighi, Verdi
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

February 10, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
Karin Paludan-Sorey (soprano) and Danielle DeSwert Hahn (piano) [FREE]
Music by Gershwin
National Gallery of Art

February 10, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 11, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Inscape Chamber Music Project
Music by Brahms, Justin Boyer
Montgomery College, Music Building (Rockville, Md.)

February 11, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 11, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Brubeck, Hindemith, Mussorgsky
Music Center at Strathmore
Review -- Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun, February 13)

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: Interpreting Liszt
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Duruflé, Requiem Mass (Poulenc, Litanies de la Vierge Noire)
City Choir of Washington
Cathedral of St. Thomas More (Arlington, Va.)

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Brubeck, Hindemith, Mussorgsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet
Barns at Wolf Trap

February 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Kronos Quartet and Wu Man (pipa)
Clarice Smith Center
Review -- Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, February 15)

February 13, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Casual Concert
Music by Brubeck, Hindemith
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 13, 2010 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 13, 2010 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Brubeck, Mussorgsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 13, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: Interpreting Liszt
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 15)

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Bizet, Carmen
With Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano
Production from Opera New Jersey
Lyric Opera House (Baltimore, Md.)

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Sofya Gulyak, piano [FREE]
Music by Chopin and Liszt
Phillips Collection

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington: Recital
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Ritz Chamber Players [FREE]
Music by Perkinson and other African-American composers
National Gallery of Art

February 14, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Review -- Anne Midgette (Washington Post, February 16)

February 15, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
With Janine Jansen, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 17)

February 16, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House
Review -- Sarah Kaufman (Washington Post, February 18)

February 17, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
Suitland High School String Orchestra [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

February 17, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 18, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Matsuev, piano
Music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Auerbach
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Review -- Anne Midgette (Washington Post, February 19)

February 18, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 18, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (with Itzhak Perlman, conductor and violin)
Music by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun, February 19)

February 19, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 19, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Tapestry and Friends: American Dreams [FREE]
Library of Congress
Review -- Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, February 22)

February 19, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Matsuev, piano
Music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Auerbach
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
With Marissa Regni, violin
Kennedy Center Family Theater

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
3 pm
Saul Lilienstein, lecturer
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Kennedy Center Atrium

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Matsuev, piano
Music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Auerbach
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (with Itzhak Perlman, conductor and violin)
Music by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
Clarice Smith Center

February 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Dumbarton Concerts
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 22)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Khachaturian, Spartacus
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
With Marissa Regni, violin
Kennedy Center Family Theater

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Flanders Recorder Quartet
Family Matinee Concert
Mansion at Strathmore

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (with Itzhak Perlman, conductor and violin)
Music by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
J. S. Bach, St. Matthew Passion
Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral
Review -- Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 23)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Robert Baker, tenor [FREE]
Music by Douglas Boyce and other Washington composers
Phillips Collection

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
Review -- Michael Lodico (Ionarts, February 23)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Miceal O’Rourke (piano) and Stephen Ackert (narrator) [FREE]
Music by Debussy
National Gallery of Art

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Brooklyn Rider String Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks
Review -- Joe Banno (Washington Post, February 23)

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Flanders Recorder Quartet: Circa 1600
Mansion at Strathmore

February 21, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

February 22, 2010 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Noé Inui, violin
Young Concert Artists Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 22, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Brooklyn Rider String Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks

February 23, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Quatuor Trio Ébène (with Orion Weiss, piano)
Music by Schubert, Fauré, Brahms
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 24, 2010 (Wed)
12:30 pm
Harold Jones (flute) and Peter Vinograde (piano) [FREE]
Music by African American composers
National Gallery of Art

February 24, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
All in the Game: John Zorn
Zorn, COBRA
Mobtown Modern
Metro Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)

February 24, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Billy Novick, The Great Gatsby
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 25, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Nicolas McGegan (conductor) and Robert Levin (piano)
Music by Mozart, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 25, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Billy Novick, The Great Gatsby
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 25, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Concerto Soave with Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano) [FREE]
Handel in Italy
Library of Congress

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
5:30 pm
Mira: Music of 16th-century England
Choral Evensong
Washington National Cathedral

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Stabat Mater (settings by Pergolesi and Scarlatti, plus Bach motets)
Cathedra (concert ensemble)
Washington National Cathedral

February 27 26, 2010 (Sat) (Fri)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin (concert performance)
Mariinsky Opera (Valery Gergiev, conductor)
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Debussy/Constant, Impressions of Pelléas
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Nicolas McGegan (conductor) and Robert Levin (piano)
Music by Mozart, Beethoven
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Christian Tetzlaff Trio
Barns at Wolf Trap

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Billy Novick, The Great Gatsby
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Altenberg Trio [FREE]
Library of Congress

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
2 pm
Rafal Blechacz, piano
WPAS: Washington recital debut
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
2:30 and 8 pm
Billy Novick, The Great Gatsby
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mira: Mystic Songs of the North (Josquin, Britten, and other composers)
With Marjory Bunday (mezzo-soprano) and Constance Whiteside
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Artemis Quartet, Beethoven Cycle III
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Adelphi String Quartet and Friends [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

February 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Nicolas McGegan (conductor) and Robert Levin (piano)
Music by Mozart, Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
1 and 5:30 pm
Billy Novick, The Great Gatsby
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (concert performance)
Mariinsky Ballet (Valery Gergiev Pavel Smelkov, conductor)
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Ensemble Concert
Connections: More History and Music
Kennedy Center Family Theater

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Debussy/Constant, Impressions of Pelléas
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Amore: Love and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance
Orlando Consort
Clarice Smith Center

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Amanda Balestrieri (soprano) and Gabriel Dobner (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Amadeus Concerts
Vienna Presbyterian Church

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
)musica(aperta [FREE]
Music by Gabrielli and other composers
National Gallery of Art

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Program includes Bruckner's Quintet in F Minor
National Museum of American History

February 28, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
All-Schubert program
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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