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22.1.11

Classical Month in Washington (April)

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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!

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mendelssohn Piano Trio
Embassy of Austria

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Fauré, Requiem
Christ Church Cathedral Choir and Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rossini, L'Italiana in Algeri
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor) and Jozsef Lendvay, Jr. (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Music by Torke, Messiaen
Clarice Smith Center

April 1, 2011 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev, Cinderella Suite
Music Center at Strathmore

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
3 pm
Rossini, L'Italiana in Algeri
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev, Cinderella Suite
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Stile Antico
Lutheran Church of the Reformation

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor) and Jozsef Lendvay, Jr. (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Trio Solisti
Music by Dvořák, Piazzolla, Musorgsky
Dumbarton Concerts

April 2, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
University of Maryland Wind Ensemble [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Steven Scheschareg, bass-baritone
Songs of travel by Foote, Mahler, Vaughan Williams
Phillips Collection

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
5 pm
Washington Chorus
Music by Elena Ruehr
National Presbyterian Church

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Inscape Chamber Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Messiaen
National Gallery of Art

April 3, 2011 (Sun)
8:30 pm
Spring Gala: Michael Kaiser at the Kennedy Center
NSO with Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming, et al.
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 5, 2011 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata Series: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwolfe, BWV 22 [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

April 5, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Handel, Acis and Galatea
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 5, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 5, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Grieg, Schumann
St. Columba's Episcopal Church

April 6, 2011 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Prayers from the Ark [FREE]
Soloists from St. John's Choir
St. John's, Lafayette Square

April 6, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 6, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Midori (violin) and Jonathan Biss (piano)
With Nobuko Imai (viola) and Antoine Lederlin (cello)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 6, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 6, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Mobtown Modern
Music by Oscar Bettison
The Windup Space (Baltimore, Md.)

April 7, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Dawn Upshaw, soprano (music by Golijov, Webern, Mahler)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 7, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 7, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Vertigo String Quartet
Music by Corigliano, Mendelssohn
Mansion at Strathmore

April 7, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
ATOS Trio
Music by Dvořák, Haydn, Beethoven
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 7, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Dawn Upshaw, soprano (music by Golijov, Webern, Mahler)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Lorenzo Gatto (violin) and Roman Rabinovich (piano)
Residence of the Belgian Ambassador

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Tavener, Lament for Jerusalem
Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Madison Brass Quintet
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Fête d’Eté: French Cantatas and Suites
Folger Consort
With Jolle Greenleaf, soprano
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
London Conchord Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Mozart, Poulenc, Bridge, Beethoven
Library of Congress

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano
Barns at Wolf Trap

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Men's and Women's Choruses [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 8, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble
Music by Stravinsky
Music Center at Strathmore

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
2 pm
U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" [FREE]
Music of Copland
Library of Congress

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
2:30 and 8 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
3 pm
Escher String Quartet [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Fête d’Eté: French Cantatas and Suites
Folger Consort
With Jolle Greenleaf, soprano
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Abduction from the Seraglio
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Dawn Upshaw, soprano (music by Golijov, Webern, Mahler)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
WPAS
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Borealis String Quartet
Music by Beethoven
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

April 9, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Russian National Ballet Theater
GMU Center for the Arts

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
1 and 5:30 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
1:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Ballets by Balanchine
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Music by Brahms
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Fête d’Eté: French Cantatas and Suites
Folger Consort
With Jolle Greenleaf, soprano
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society [FREE]
Music by Poulenc, Schnittke, Prokofiev
Smithsonian American Art Museum

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Mozart, Requiem (with Rob Kapilow, lecturer)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet
Russian National Ballet Theater
GMU Center for the Arts

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: Stravinsky and the Piano
Music Center at Strathmore

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
WarnerNuzova, cello and piano
Music by Beethoven
Phillips Collection

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Venice Baroque Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Vivaldi, others
National Gallery of Art

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Kronos Quartet
Music by Partch, Reich, others
Clarice Smith Center

April 10, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Orli Shaham (piano) and Gil Shaham (violin)
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 11, 2011 (Mon)
6 pm
Laura Strickling and Melissa Wimbish, sopranos [FREE]
With J. Timothy McReynolds, piano
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

April 11, 2011 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Jennifer Johnson, mezzo-soprano
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 12, 2011 (Tue)
6 pm
National Gallery of Art String Quartet [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

April 12, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
With Yuri Temirkanov (conductor) and Alisa Weilerstein (cello)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

April 12, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Kronos Quartet [FREE]
Reading of student compositions
Clarice Smith Center

April 13, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 14, 2011 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 14, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Fragments (directed by Peter Brook)
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 14, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 15, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Abduction from the Seraglio
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 15, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Fragments (directed by Peter Brook)
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 15, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Carl Donakowski (cello) and Gabriel Dobner (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 15, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Chaplin, The Gold Rush (screening with live music)
Music Center at Strathmore

April 15, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Mason Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Fragments (directed by Peter Brook)
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
3 pm
Hans Kristian Goldstein, cello [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Smithsonian American Art Museum

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
6 pm
Winners of Joseph and Goldie Feder Memorial String Competition [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Chaplin, The Gold Rush (screening with live music)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 16, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
From the Top (taping)
With Christopher O'Riley, piano
Clarice Smith Center

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Fragments (directed by Peter Brook)
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Afiara String Quartet
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Abduction from the Seraglio
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Chaplin, The Gold Rush (screening with live music)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
With Carole Bean (flute) and Cristina Nassif (soprano)
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Bach, St. John Passion
Washington National Cathedral

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
WarnerNuzova, cello and piano
Music by Beethoven
Phillips Collection

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Georgia Chamber Singers [FREE]
Music by Frank Martin
National Gallery of Art

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Jon Manasse (clarinet) and Jon Nakamatsu (piano)
Dumbarton Oaks

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Michael Feinstein, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 17, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
National Museum of American History

April 18, 2011 (Mon)
8 pm
Jon Manasse (clarinet) and Jon Nakamatsu (piano)
Dumbarton Oaks

April 21, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Lucinda Childs, Dance
Music by Philip Glass
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Lucinda Childs, Dance
Music by Philip Glass
Clarice Smith Center

April 23, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
With Arabella Steinbacher, violin
GMU Center for the Arts

April 24, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Sara Daneshpour, piano
Phillips Collection

April 26, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
New Music at Maryland [FREE]
Performance of student compositions
Clarice Smith Center

April 27, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Sofja Gülbadamova, piano
National Museum of Women in the Arts

April 28, 2011 (Thu)
12:10 pm
Christian Tetzlaff and Antje Weithaas, violinists [FREE]
Music by Bartók, others
National Gallery of Art

April 28, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kurt Masur (conductor) and Sarah Chang (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 28, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center [FREE]
With Thomas Hampson, baritone
Music by Crumb, Tan Dun
Library of Congress

April 28, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Smetana, Bruch, Brahms
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 29, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kurt Masur (conductor) and Sarah Chang (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 29, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Smetana, Bruch, Brahms
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 29, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

April 30, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kurt Masur (conductor) and Sarah Chang (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 30, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Smetana, Bruch, Brahms
Music Center at Strathmore

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