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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, 2011 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Himmelskonig, sei willkommen, BWV 182 [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

March 1, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 1, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Brad Mehldau, jazz piano [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 2, 2011 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Wilhem Latchoumia, piano [FREE]
Music by Debussy, Hahn, Villa-Lobos
National Gallery of Art

March 2, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
6:30 pm
Music by Roger Reynolds
Phillips Collection

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Excerpts of Roussel Padmâvatî
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Wilhem Latchoumia, piano
"Les écritures nouvelles"
La Maison Française

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Continuum: Composers of the Caucasus [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

March 3, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Schumann Trio [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Catholic University

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Caroline Chéhadé (violin) and Jennifer Jackson (piano)
Residence of the Egyptian Ambassador

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Excerpts of Roussel Padmâvatî
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff (with Lukás Vondrácek, piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
American Voices
Evelyn Elsing and other faculty artists
Clarice Smith Center

March 4, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Imani Winds
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
2 pm
Evgeny Kissin, piano (all-Liszt program)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Excerpts of Roussel Padmâvatî
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Leipzig String Quartet
Music by Beethoven
Candlelight Concert Society
First Evangelical Lutheran Church (Columbia, Md.)

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble
Music of Lou Harrison
Lisner Auditorium

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff (with Lukás Vondrácek, piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Brooklyn Rider with Kayhan Kalhor (Iranian kamancheh)
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

March 5, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Bach Sinfonia: A Whole Lot of Bachs
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Reflections from the Keyboard [FREE]
Mayron Tsong, piano
Music by Haydn, Scriabin, others
Clarice Smith Center

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff (with Lukás Vondrácek, piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
A Crown of Stars, with Maryland State Boychoir (music by Andrew Simpson)
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. Paul's Lutheran Church

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Bridget Kibbey, harp
Phillips Collection

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Nelson Freire, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great? Mozart
Peabody String Quartet with Rob Kapilow, lecturer
National Museum of Natural History

March 6, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Leipzig String Quartet [FREE]
Music by Beethoven
National Gallery of Art

March 7, 2011 (Mon)
7 pm
Open Rehearsal with UMSO [FREE]
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor (Brahms, third symphony)
Clarice Smith Center

March 7, 2011 (Mon)
7 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 8, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Larsen, Corigliano, Barber
St. Columba's Church

March 9, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
National Museum of Women in the Arts

March 9, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Fessenden Ensemble
Music by Larsen, Corigliano, Barber
National City Christian Church

March 9, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Todd Reynolds and the LEMUR Robots
Mobtown Modern
The Windup Space (Baltimore, Md.)

March 10, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-Symphonie
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 10, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 10, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Hahn-Bin, violin
Mansion at Strathmore

March 10, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Wordless Music with Tyondai Braxton [FREE]
Music by Adams, Andriessen, others
Library of Congress

March 11, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello) and Noreen Polera (piano)
Embassy of Armenia

March 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-Symphonie
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Antares, with Marianna Mihai-Zoeter, soprano [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Harlem String Quartet with Misha Dichter (piano)
Music by Turina, Brahms, Strayhorn, others
Clarice Smith Center

March 11, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Ecco la Primavera (music of Landini, Ciconia, Du Fay)
Folger Consort, with Trefoil
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 12, 2011 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Ecco la Primavera (music of Landini, Ciconia, Du Fay)
Folger Consort, with Trefoil
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 12, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-Symphonie
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 12, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Brian Ganz, piano (Grieg, piano concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Ecco la Primavera (music of Landini, Ciconia, Du Fay)
Folger Consort, with Trefoil
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Yevgeny Kutik, violin
Phillips Collection

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Carter Brey (cello) and Christopher O'Riley (piano)
Music by Bach, Justin Dello Joio, Grieg
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Beethoven, Missa Solemnis
Cathedral Choral Society
Washington National Cathedral

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble and Chatham Baroque [FREE]
Music by Vivaldi
National Gallery of Art

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel
GMU Center for the Arts

March 13, 2011 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Claremont Piano Trio with Nokuthula Ngwenyama (viola)
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 14, 2011 (Mon)
8 pm
Ilya Sinaisky and Natasha Kislenko, piano duo [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

March 15, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Béatrice Martin, harpsichord
Music by Couperin, Forqueray, Royer, Rameau
La Maison Française

March 16, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
NHK Symphony Orchestra of Japan
With André Previn (conductor) and Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 17, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Zemlinsky, Lyric Symphony with Matthias Goerne, baritone
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 17, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Baiba Skride, violin (music by Schubert, Berg, Beethoven)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 17, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Music by Brahms, Adams (Harmonielehre)
Clarice Smith Center

March 18, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bach, St. Matthew Passion
Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

March 18, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Baiba Skride, violin (music by Schubert, Berg, Beethoven)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 18, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
4 pm
Boston Symphony Orchestra
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
5 pm
Bach, St. Matthew Passion
Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
7 pm
Choralis (Brahms, German Requiem)
With Angela Meade (soprano) and Timothy Mix (bass)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Lotus Chamber Ensemble
Catholic University

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Zemlinsky, Lyric Symphony with Matthias Goerne, baritone
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Vogler Quartett
Music by Dvořák, Beethoven, Schulhoff
Dumbarton Concerts

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Wind Soloists of New York, with Pedja Muzijevic (piano)
Music by Saint-Saëns, Beethoven, Françaix, Poulenc
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Baiba Skride, violin (music by Schubert, Berg, Beethoven)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 19, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

March 20, 2011 (Sun)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Zemlinsky, Lyric Symphony with Matthias Goerne, baritone
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 20, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio
Phillips Collection

March 20, 2011 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Gil Shaham, violin
Solo pieces by Bach
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 20, 2011 (Sun)
6:30 pm
François Chaplin, piano [FREE]
Music by Debussy
National Gallery of Art

March 22, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Miriam Fried (violin) and Jonathan Biss (piano)
Music by Beethoven
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 22, 2011 (Tue)
7:30 pm
CUA Symphony Orchestra
Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes

March 22, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 23, 2011 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Tanya Anisimova (cello) and Lydia Frumkin (piano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 23, 2011 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Christine Brewer (soprano) and Craig Rutenberg (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 23, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 24, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Perlman Music Program (with Itzhak Perlman)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 24, 2011 (Thu)
7:30 pm
CUA Symphony Orchestra
Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church (Takoma Park, Md.)

March 24, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 24, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor) and Orion Weiss (piano)
Music by Ravel, Grieg, Lutosławski
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 25, 2011 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rossini, L'Italiana in Algeri
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 25, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Tenebrae (music by Victoria, Macmillan, Martin)
Cathedra
Washington National Cathedral

March 25, 2011 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor) and Orion Weiss (piano)
Music by Ravel, Grieg, Lutosławski
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 26, 2011 (Sat)
11 am and 5:30 pm
Tanya Tomkins, Baroque cello [FREE]
Bach, solo cello suites
Library of Congress

March 26, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Diva's Night Out with soprano Carmen Balthrop
National Chamber Ensemble
Rosslyn Spectrum Theater (Arlington, Va.)

March 26, 2011 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Kevin McMillan (baritone) and Gabriel Dobner (piano)
Kennedy Center Family Theater

March 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Branford Marsalis Quartet and Terence Blanchard Quintet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 26, 2011 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor) and Orion Weiss (piano)
Music by Ravel, Grieg (piano concerto), Lutosławski
Music Center at Strathmore

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
2 and 5 pm
NSO Family Concert
The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
2 pm
Rossini, L'Italiana in Algeri
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Bach Consort
Bach, Music for keyboard
National Presbyterian Church

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
3 pm
American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
4 pm
Olivier Cave, piano
Phillips Collection

March 27, 2011 (Sun)
7 pm
Altenberg Trio
Music by Haydn, Ravel, Chausson
Dumbarton Oaks

March 28, 2011 (Mon)
8 pm
Altenberg Trio
Music by Haydn, Ravel, Chausson
Dumbarton Oaks

March 29, 2011 (Tue)
8 pm
Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord [FREE]
Tribute to Wanda Landowska
Library of Congress

March 30, 2011 (Wed)
7 pm
Maya Stone (bassoon) with Stephen Gorbos and Spencer Lambright, composers
CUA School of Music

March 30, 2011 (Wed)
8 pm
Maurizio Pollini, piano
Beethoven, final three sonatas
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

[CANCELED]

March 31, 2011 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Iván Fischer (conductor) and Jozsef Lendvay, Jr. (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 31, 2011 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Emily Skala (flute) and BSO OrchKids
Music by David Rimelis, Corigliano, Prokofiev
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

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