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Classical Month in Washington (March)

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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!

March 1, 2010 (Mon)
6 pm
Yale School of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 1, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
With Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Small eye
March 2, 2010 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Komm, du süsse Todesstunde, BWV 161 [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

March 2, 2010 (Tue)
6 pm
Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Small eye
March 2, 2010 (Tue)
8 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
All-Barber program
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

March 3, 2010 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Moscow String Quartet [FREE]
Music by Gubaidulina, others
National Gallery of Art

March 3, 2010 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Michael Lodico, organ [FREE]
St. John's Lafayette Square

March 3, 2010 (Wed)
6 pm
Eastman School of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Small eye
March 3, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
With Valery Gergiev, conductor
Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, Borodin
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 3, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Afternoon of a Faun (chor. J. Robbins) and other works
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 3, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Ari Allal, bassoon
Mansion at Strathmore

March 4, 2010 (Thu)
6 pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 4, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Small eye
March 4, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
Excerpts from Tchaikovsky operas (with Anna Netrebko)
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 4, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Afternoon of a Faun (chor. J. Robbins) and other works
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 4, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Shepherd School of Music, Rice University [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 4, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Debussy/Constant, Impressions of Pelléas
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
6 pm
Shepherd School of Music, Rice University [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Catholic University School of Music

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Afternoon of a Faun (chor. J. Robbins) and other works
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Cathedra
Music by Victoria, Howells, Leighton, Caldara
Washington National Cathedral

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Charles Mokotoff, guitar [FREE]
Central United Methodist Church (Arlington, Va.)

Small eye
March 5, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Vienna Piano Trio [FREE]
Music by Robert and Clara Schumann
Library of Congress

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 5, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Peabody Trio
Clarice Smith Center

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Enchantment Theater Company
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Afternoon of a Faun (chor. J. Robbins) and other works
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
3 pm
What to Listen for in Russian Opera II: Prokofiev's War and Peace
Lecture by Saul Lillienstein
Kennedy Center South Opera Tier Lounge

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
6 pm
Cleveland Institute of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Small eye
March 6, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, War and Peace
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Opera Bel Cantanti
1st Stage Theater (McLean, Va.)

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Bach Sinfonia: Bach, complete motets
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Performing Arts Center (Silver Spring, Md.)

March 6, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Debussy/Constant, Impressions of Pelléas
Opera Vivente (Baltimore, Md.)

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Afternoon of a Faun (chor. J. Robbins) and other works
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Prokofiev, War and Peace (in concert)
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Opera Bel Cantanti
1st Stage Theater (McLean, Va.)

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

[CANCELED]

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
5 pm
Inscape Chamber Music Project
Music by Falla, Stravinsky, Couperin, Leupold
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Bethesda, Md.)

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
6 pm
Curtis Institute of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Roger Reynolds and Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversation: Chopin the Storyteller
Jeffrey Siegel, piano
George Mason University Center for the Arts

March 7, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Silver Garburg Piano Duo
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 8, 2010 (Mon)
6 pm
Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 9, 2010 (Tue)
6 pm
Capilla del Sol [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 10, 2010 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Oni Buchanan, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 10, 2010 (Wed)
6 pm
NSO Youth Fellows [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 10, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Peabody Chamber Opera (Baltimore, Md.)

March 11, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Verdi, Requiem Mass (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 11, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
New Trinity Baroque, with Magdalena Wór (mezzo-soprano)
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus

March 11, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Poulenc, Bartók, Satie, Copland
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 11, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Verdi, Rigoletto
Baltimore Opera Theater

March 11, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Peabody Chamber Opera (Baltimore, Md.)

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Inna Faliks, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Ukraine

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bach, St. Mark Passion (reconstruction by Malcolm Bruno)
Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Terrence McNally, Nights at the Opera: Golden Age
Washington premiere (continues through April 4)
Kennedy Center Family Theater

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) and Alexandre Tharaud (piano) [FREE]
Music by Debussy, Poulenc, Schubert
Library of Congress

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Verdi, Requiem Mass (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Poulenc, Bartók, Satie, Copland
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Puccini, Tosca
Annapolis Opera

March 12, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Peabody Chamber Opera (Baltimore, Md.)

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
3 pm
Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) and Alexandre Tharaud (piano) [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Music by Saariaho, Wheeler, Chambers, Parris
Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
6 pm
Beyond the Baton: Christoph Eschenbach
Kennedy Center Atrium

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
6 pm
Vocal Arts Society, American Music Festival [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Opera Bel Cantanti
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Verdi, Requiem Mass (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
American Chamber Players: Paris in the 20s
Dumbarton Concerts

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
With Alon Goldstein, piano
George Mason University Center for the Arts

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Poulenc, Bartók, Satie, Copland
Music Center at Strathmore

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
Candlelight Concert Series
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

March 13, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Peabody Chamber Opera (Baltimore, Md.)

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society
Music by Beethoven, Kirchner, Schoenberg
Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Poulenc, Bartók, Satie, Copland
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Bizet, Carmen
Opera Bel Cantanti
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Puccini, Tosca
Annapolis Opera

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem
Maryland Choral Society
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Emily Deans (viola) and Julio Elizalde (piano) [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Ewa Poblocka, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Music by Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart
National Museum of American History

March 14, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Duruflé, Requiem Mass (Poulenc, Litanies de la Vierge Noire)
City Choir of Washington
Cathedral of St. Thomas More (Arlington, Va.)

March 16, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Les Folies Françoises
La Maison Française

March 17, 2010 (Wed)
12:10 pm
AMARCORD, vocal ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 17, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Gerald Finley (baritone) and Julius Drake (piano)
Vocal Arts Society
Embassy of Austria

March 17, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Mobtown Modern: High Art
Music by Glass, Ferneyhough, Saariaho, Eckardt, Boulez
Metro Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)

March 18, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Little, Prokofiev, Corigliano
Music Center at Strathmore

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Yvonne Lam (violin), David Jones (clarinet), Wenyin Chan (piano) [FREE]
Georgetown University

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
6 pm
Jessica Fan (violin), Tim Butler (cello), and Narciso Solero (piano) [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
7 pm
Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
Baltimore Concert Opera

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Cathedra
Music by Poulenc and Duruflé
Washington National Cathedral

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Catholic University School of Music
Hartke Theater

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Ballets and Brawls: French Music of Court and Countryside
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Little, Prokofiev, Corigliano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 19, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Antares (chamber ensemble)
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Ballets and Brawls: French Music of Court and Countryside
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
7 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Terrence McNally, Nights at the Opera: The Lisbon Traviata
Continues through April 11
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Catholic University School of Music
Hartke Theater

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Little, Prokofiev, Corigliano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
All-Brahms program
Music Center at Strathmore

March 20, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Charles Mokotoff, guitar [FREE]
St. Alban's Episcopal Church

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Catholic University School of Music
Hartke Theater

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Ballets and Brawls: French Music of Court and Countryside
Folger Consort
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Little, Prokofiev, Corigliano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Alon Goldstein, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Harmonie (wind ensemble)
Amadeus Concerts
Saint Francis Episcopal Church (Great Falls, Va.)

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
6 pm
Duke Ellington School of the Arts Opera Workshop [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Dan Franklin Smith, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
All-Brahms program
Music Center at Strathmore

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Bach Consort
National Presbyterian Church

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
Baltimore Concert Opera

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Piffaro, the Renaissance Band
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 21, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Dumbarton Oaks

March 22, 2010 (Mon)
7 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 22, 2010 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Till Fellner, piano
Beethoven Sonata Cycle, Part 6
Embassy Series
Austrian Embassy

March 22, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Dumbarton Oaks

March 23, 2010 (Tue)
6 pm
Punahou Symphony Strings [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

March 23, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 24, 2010 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Ignacio Prego, harpsichord [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 24, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Ari Allal, bassoon
Mansion at Strathmore

March 24, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
With Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) and Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 25, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jakub Hruša (conductor) and Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 25, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Naomi Kudo, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

March 25, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 25, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Barber, Gershwin, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
1:15 pm
Chatham Baroque [FREE]
Georgetown University

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Tomas Visek (piano), Yuval Waldman (violin), and Valeriya Sholokhova (cello)
Music by Czech composers
Embassy Series
Embassy of the Czech Republic

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Vladimir Feltsman, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Music by Hindemith, Berg, Strauss
Clarice Smith Center

March 26, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Voces Intimae (fortepiano trio) [FREE]
Music by Hummel, Mozart, Schubert
Library of Congress

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Prokofiev, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Stravinsky, Pulcinella
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
7 pm
Conversations with Legends: Vladimir Feltsman
WPAS
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
7 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera house

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jakub Hruša (conductor) and Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Brahms, German Requiem
Music Center at Strathmore

March 27, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Ensemble
Music by Beethoven, Mozart, Berg
Clarice Smith Center

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jakub Hruša (conductor) and Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Guarneri Quartet and Friends
Music by Shostakovich, Brahms
Clarice Smith Center

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Barber, Gershwin, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Klavier Trio Amsterdam
Corcoran Gallery of Art

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Alessio Bax, piano [FREE]
Phillips Collection

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Bach, St. John Passion
Washington National Cathedral

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Ariel String Quartet
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Stanford Chamber Chorale with Chatham Baroque [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 28, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Music by Schoenberg, Berg, Dvorak
National Museum of American History

March 29, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) and Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 31, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

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