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6.10.10

Classical Month in Washington (December)

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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!

December 1, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Avanti Orchestra [FREE]
Friday Morning Music Club
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 1, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
King's Singers: Joy to the World
Music Center at Strathmore

December 1, 2010 (Wed)
8 pm
Cabaret with Lara Bruckmann
Music by Bolcom, Weill, others
Mobtown Modern
The Windup Space (Baltimore, Md.)

December 2, 2010 (Thurs)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

December 2, 2010 (Thurs)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie (piano) and Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 2, 2010 (Thurs)
7 pm
The Nutcracker (Septime Webre)
Washington Ballet (through December 26)
Warner Theater

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Christmas Concert for Charity
Catholic University of America
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Catholic University of America, Ward Recital Hall

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Handel, Messiah
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Handel, Messiah
Washington National Cathedral

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie (piano) and Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Virginia Opera
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 3, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Mason Opera
George Mason University, Harris Theater

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nutcracker (excerpts for children)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
2 and 7:30 pm
Christmas Revels
Lisner Auditorium

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
2 pm
Dejan Lazic, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
4 pm
Handel, Messiah
Washington National Cathedral

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
4 pm
Vienna Boys Choir
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Jennifer Wilson, soprano (with Steven Gathman, piano)
Presented by Aurora Opera Theater
Spectrum Theater (Arlington, Va.)

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Louis Lortie (piano) and Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
A Bach Family Holiday
Cantate Chamber Singers (with Modern Musick)
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

December 4, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Mason Opera
George Mason University, Harris Theater

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Virginia Opera
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
2 pm
Christmas Revels
Lisner Auditorium

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Handel, Messiah
Washington National Cathedral

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Joanna Frankel (violin) and Gregory DeTurck (piano)
Phillips Collection

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
5 pm
Adeste Fideles (Christmas concert)
Suspicious Cheese Lords
Church of the Annunciation

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
5 pm
Nikita Fitenko, piano
Catholic University of America, Ward Recital Hall

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Poulenc Trio [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
New and Olde: Christmas from Two Worlds
Harmonious Blacksmith
Dumbarton Oaks

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Ceremony of Carols
George Mason Combined Choirs
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 5, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Parker Quartet
With Kim Kashkashian, viola
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

December 6, 2010 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Grigory Goryachev, guitar
Benefit concert for Esperanza Education Fund
Carnegie Institution of Washington

December 6, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
New and Olde: Christmas from Two Worlds
Harmonious Blacksmith
Dumbarton Oaks

December 7, 2010 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Bach, Mein Gott, wie lang, ach lange (BWV 155) [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
With Jeremy Filsell, organ
Church of the Epiphany

December 7, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Stephen Costello (tenor), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), James Harp (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 7, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Modern Winds: Poulenc, Respighi, Persichetti
Fessenden Ensemble
St. Columba's Church

December 7, 2010 (Tue)
8 pm
Ken Ueno: Portrait Concert
Mobtown Modern
The Windup Space (Baltimore, Md.)

December 7, 2010 (Tue)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Chinese soloists
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

December 8, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Gleb Ivanov, piano
With Carter Brey, cello
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 8, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Great Russian Nutcracker
Moscow Ballet
Music Center at Strathmore

December 8, 2010 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Modern Winds: Poulenc, Respighi, Persichetti
Fessenden Ensemble
National City Christian Church

December 9, 2010 (Thu)
2 pm
Songs for the Unsung [FREE]
Washington National Opera and Double Nickels Theater Company
Armed Forces Retirement Home

December 9, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Great Russian Nutcracker
Moscow Ballet
Music Center at Strathmore

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
12 noon
Cathedral Choral Society: Young People's Joy of Christmas
Washington National Cathedral

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Morgenstern Trio
Beethoven Birthday Concert
Residence of the German Ambassador

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Christmas Revels
Lisner Auditorium

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
A Renaissance Christmas
Folger Consort with Tallis Scholars
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Waverly Consort: The Christmas Story
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 10, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony and Wind Orchestra
Music by Mozart, Higdon, Mahler
Clarice Smith Center

December 11, 2010 (Sat)
12 noon
Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of Christmas Family Matinee
Washington National Cathedral

December 11, 2010 (Sat)
2 and 7:30 pm
Christmas Revels
Lisner Auditorium

December 11, 2010 (Sat)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of Christmas
Washington National Cathedral

December 11, 2010 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
A Renaissance Christmas
Folger Consort with Tallis Scholars
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

December 11, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic: Messiah
Music Center at Strathmore

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
1 and 5 pm
Christmas Revels
Lisner Auditorium

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
2 and 5 pm
A Renaissance Christmas
Folger Consort with Tallis Scholars
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
2:30 and 4:30 pm
TheatreWorksUSA: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Candlelight Concert Society

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic: Messiah
Music Center at Strathmore

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
City Choir of Washington: Christmas Music
National Presbyterian Church

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Anna Bulkina, piano
Phillips Collection

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of Christmas
Washington National Cathedral

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington: Recital
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
6 pm
Peabody Chamber Players
With Rob Kapilow, lecturer
National Museum of Natural History

December 12, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Ensemble Galilei [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 13, 2010 (Mon)
7 pm
Choral Arts Society: Christmas Music
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 16, 2010 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Messiah
With Klara Ek (soprano) and Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 16, 2010 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Anonymous 4
Noël: Carols and Chants for Christmas
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 17, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Messiah
With Klara Ek (soprano) and Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 17, 2010 (Fri)
8 pm
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
Men in Tights: Pink Nutcracker
Lisner Auditorium

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
1 pm
Washington Chorus: Candlelight Christmas
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
3 and 8 pm
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
Men in Tights: Pink Nutcracker
Lisner Auditorium

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
4 pm
Choral Arts Society: Family Christmas Concert
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas Concert
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
Sybarite5 [FREE]
Stradivari Anniversary Concert
Library of Congress

December 18, 2010 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Messiah
With Klara Ek (soprano) and Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
1 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Messiah
With Klara Ek (soprano) and Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
A Baroque Christmas (Mexico and Latin America)
Washington Bach Consort
National Presbyterian Church

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Consort: Renaissance Christmas
Mansion at Strathmore

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Adeste Fideles (Christmas concert)
Suspicious Cheese Lords
Our Lady of the Angels Chapel (Catonsville, Md.)

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
Men in Tights: Pink Nutcracker
Lisner Auditorium

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
3 pm
Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas Concert
George Mason Center for the Arts

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
4 pm
Stanislav Khristenko, piano
Phillips Collection

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
6 pm
Emerson String Quartet
Music by Debussy, Webern, Bartók
National Museum of Natural History

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
6:30 pm
NGA Vocal Ensemble and Chamber Players [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
7 pm
Washington Chorus: Candlelight Christmas
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 19, 2010 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Baltimore Consort: Renaissance Christmas
Mansion at Strathmore

December 20, 2010 (Mon)
7 pm
Washington Chorus: Candlelight Christmas
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 20, 2010 (Mon)
8 pm
Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of Christmas
Music Center at Strathmore

December 21, 2010 (Tue)
7 pm
Choral Arts Society: Christmas Music
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 21, 2010 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Washington Chorus: Candlelight Christmas
Music Center at Strathmore

December 22, 2010 (Wed)
7 pm
Washington Chorus: Candlelight Christmas
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 23, 2010 (Thu)
8 pm
Messiah Sing-Along [FREE]
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 24, 2010 (Fri)
1 pm
Choral Arts Society: Christmas Music
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 31, 2010 (Fri)
8:30 pm
New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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