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Classical Music 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, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 2, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Alicia Ward, cello
Mansion at Strathmore

February 3, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Kurtág, Kafka-Fragments
Baltimore Theater Project

February 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Mark Morris Dance Group
GMU Center for the Arts

February 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Salzburg Hyperion Ensemble [FREE]
Library of Congress

February 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Dido / Gonzales Cantata
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

February 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Music by Boyer, Copland, Barber
Montgomery College Performing Arts Center

February 5, 2011 (Sat)
10:30 am
Hansel and Gretel (excerpts)
Annapolis Opera
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (Annapolis, Md.)

February 5, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Grétry, Le Magnifique
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Dido / Gonzales Cantata
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

February 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Mark Morris Dance Group
GMU Center for the Arts

February 6, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Salzburg Hyperion Ensemble [FREE]
St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.)

February 6, 2011 (Sun)
5 pm
Kurtág, Kafka-Fragments
Baltimore Theater Project

February 6, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Singalong of Mozart, Requiem
Sponsored by Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral

February 6, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Castle Trio and Friends
Masterworks of Three Centuries
National Museum of American History

February 8, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 9, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 10, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) and Radu Lupu (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 10, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 10, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Yiddish Winterreise: Elegy for A Vanished World
Mark Glanville (bass-baritone) and Alexander Knapp (piano)
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 10, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang (piano) and Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Lydia Rathkolb (soprano) and Kenneth Slowik (piano)
Austrian Cultural Forum
Embassy of Austria

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) and Radu Lupu (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Utrecht String Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Rebel Baroque
Music by Telemann, Corelli, Handel
Barns at Wolf Trap

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Dido / Gonzales Cantata
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

February 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang (piano) and Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
4 pm
Maryland Choral Society
Music by Vaughan Williams, Whitacre, others
Bethany Christian Church (Ft. Washington, Md.)

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Stravinsky, Rite of Spring (inter alia)
Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Paris Piano Trio
Beethoven Cycle, Part 1
Châteauville Foundation

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) and Radu Lupu (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Kurtág, Kafka-Fragments
Baltimore Theater Project

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic: Mozart
With Christopher Taylor, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
New York Festival of Song
Clarice Smith Center

February 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Opole, Philharmonic of Poland
With Evgeni Mikhailov, piano
Music by Mozart, Beethoven, Paderewski
GMU Center for the Arts

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Adam, Giselle
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang (piano) and Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic: Mozart
With Christopher Taylor, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society [FREE]
Music by Harvey, Jalbert, Connesson, Franck
Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Christopher Rex (cello) and Elizabeth Pridgen (piano)
Phillips Collection

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Paris Piano Trio
Beethoven Cycle, Part 2
Châteauville Foundation

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
5 pm
Dido / Gonzales Cantata
American Opera Theater
Baltimore Theater Project

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Trio Settecento
Music by Lully, Couperin, Leclair, others
Dumbarton Oaks

February 13, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Singalong of Mozart, Requiem
Sponsored by Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral

February 14, 2011 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Charlie Albright, piano
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 14, 2011 (Mon)
8 pm
Trio Settecento
Music by Lully, Couperin, Leclair, others
Dumbarton Oaks

February 15, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Mozart
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

February 15, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Emerson Quartet and Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 15, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano (with David Zobel, piano)
WPAS / Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 15, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Alisa Weilerstein (cello) and Gabriel Kahane (voice/piano)
Mansion at Strathmore

February 16, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Orion Quartet and Windscape
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 16, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Keiko Aoyama (mezzo-soprano) and Yoshio Tsukuda (piano) [FREE]
Music from Japan
Freer Gallery of Art

February 16, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Mozart
National City Christian Church

February 17, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Juilliard and Afiara Quartets
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 18, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Le Poème Harmonique
Music by Rossi, Monteverdi, Merula, others
La Maison Française

February 18, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Elisabeth Mehl Greene, Reading Lolita in Tehran [FREE]
Reading of new opera based on book by Azar Nafisi
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

February 18, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 18, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Wagner, The Valkyrie
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

February 18, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Clarice Smith Center

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
2 pm
Simon Trpčeski, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Del Sol Quartet with Chinese musicians [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cuarteto Casals with Andreas Klein, piano
Music by Boccherini, Schumann, Ligeti
Kreeger Museum

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Kenneth Slowik, cello
Bach, solo suites
Smithsonian Castle

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Bella Hristova, violin
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Ingrid Fliter, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

February 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
With Young-Ji Kim, piano
Clarice Smith Center

February 20, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Wagner, The Valkyrie
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

February 20, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Haskell Small, piano
Phillips Collection

February 20, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Inscape Chamber Music Project
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps
National Gallery of Art

February 21, 2011 (Mon)
8 pm
Mason Symphony Orchestra: All-American Concert
GMU Center for the Arts

February 22, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Members of U.S. Army Concert Band [FREE]
Woodwind quintet music by Fine, Maslanka, Françaix
Brucker Hall (Ft. Myer, Va.)

February 22, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Debussy String Quartet and Katherine Chi, piano [FREE]
Library of Congress

February 23, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Alicia Ward, cello
Mansion at Strathmore

February 23, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Notations 21
Mobtown Modern
The Windup Space (Baltimore, Md.)

February 24, 2011 (Thu)
6 pm
Erkki-Sven Tüür, composer
Phillips Collection

February 24, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mozart, Magic Flute (in concert)
Music Center at Strathmore

February 25, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Shanghai Quartet with Wu Man, pipa [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

February 25, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Mason Opera: An Evening of One Act Operas
GMU Center for the Arts

February 25, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Cypress String Quartet
Music by American composers
Barns at Wolf Trap

February 25, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Wu Han (piano), David Finckel (cello), and Philip Setzer (violin)
Schubert, piano trios
Clarice Smith Center

February 26, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba) and Thomas Boysen (theorbo) [FREE]
Music by Sainte-Colombe, Marais
Library of Congress

February 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Mason Opera: An Evening of One Act Operas
GMU Center for the Arts

February 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mozart, Magic Flute (in concert)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Adam Neiman and Andrius Zlabys, piano
J. S. Bach and Frederic Chopin, preludes
Dumbarton Concerts

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Juan Diego Flórez, tenor
Presented by Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mozart, Magic Flute (in concert)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Anna Balakerskaia & Friends (faculty artist recital) [FREE]
GMU Center for the Arts

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Domenico Codispoti, piano
Phillips Collection

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Hilary Hahn (violin) and Valentina Lisitsa (piano)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
5 pm
Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Music by Copland, Lincoln-DeCusatis
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Bethesda, Md.)

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
City Choir of Washington
Music by Haydn, Stravinsky
National Presbyterian Church

February 27, 2011 (Sun)
8 pm
Glen Smith (faculty artist recital) [FREE]
GMU Center for the Arts

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