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22.2.12

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, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Rite of Spring (piano, four hands)
Bowen McCauley Dance Company
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 1, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Dieter Flury (flute) and Maria Prinz (piano)
Austrian Cultural Forum
Embassy of Austria

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rite of Spring (piano, four hands)
Bowen McCauley Dance Company
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Jerusalem String Quartet
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Yefim Bronfman, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Voices of Light (score by Richard Einhorn)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
KEIGWIN + COMPANY
Modern dance, music by Steve Reich et al.
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Clarice Smith Center

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
Presented by Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
KEIGWIN + COMPANY
Modern dance, music by Steve Reich et al.
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Music by Schoenberg, Prokofiev, Martinů, Husa
Clarice Smith Center

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
¡Fandango! (Spanish and Iberian music)
Harmonious Blacksmith
Chalice Concert Series (Columbia, Md.)

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Musica Vaticana (Palestrina, Josquin, Allegri, others)
Chantry
St. Mary Mother of God

March 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Voices of Light (score by Richard Einhorn)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert: Mozart Experience
With Magic Circle Mime Company
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Voices of Light (score by Richard Einhorn)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Liudmila Georgievskaya, piano
Phillips Collection

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonic
With Amit Peled, cello
GMU Center for the Arts

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Ben Beilman, violin
Mansion at Strathmore

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
David Brock, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great? (Beethoven, cello sonatas)
With Zuill Bailey (cello), Yuliya Gorenman (piano), lecture by Rob Kapilow
WPAS
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Pascal and Ami Rogé (piano duo) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Goucher College, Kraushaar Auditorium

March 4, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Music by Haydn, Mozart
National Museum of American History

March 5, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Winterreise
With Matthias Goerne (baritone) and Christoph Eschenbach (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 5, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Ensemble [FREE]
With U.S. Naval Academy Band
Clarice Smith Center

March 6, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23 [FREE]
With Joseph Gascho, harpsichord
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

March 7, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Soloists from St. John's Choir [FREE]
St. John's Church, Lafayette Square

March 7, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 7, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Beckett, Ohio Impromptu [FREE]
With Cygnus Ensemble
Library of Congress

March 7, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
GMU Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

March 8, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Bartók, Duke Bluebeard's Castle, Miraculous Mandarin
With Michelle DeYoung, Matthias Goerne
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 8, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, pianos [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 8, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Elgar, Bach, Mendelssohn (Jonathan Carney, violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 9, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera (Emerging Artist Performance)
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 9, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro
Lyric Opera of Baltimore (with BSO)
Lyric Theater (Baltimore, Md.)

March 9, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Bartók, Kodály, Liszt
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 9, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Julianne Baird (soprano) and Preethi De Silva (harpsichord) [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
Kennedy Center Family Theater

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
11 am
BSO Children's Concert
Sea Songs
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Family Look-In (scenes from Mozart's Così fan tutte)
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Musica Vaticana (Palestrina, Josquin, Allegri, others)
Chantry
St. Bernadette

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Bartók, Duke Bluebeard's Castle, Miraculous Mandarin
With Michelle DeYoung, Matthias Goerne
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
GMU Center for the Arts

March 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Elgar, Bach, Mendelssohn (Jonathan Carney, violin)
Weinberg Center for the Arts (Frederick, Md.)

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
Kennedy Center Family Theater

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera (Emerging Artist Performance)
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro
Lyric Opera of Baltimore (with BSO)
Lyric Theater (Baltimore, Md.)

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington [FREE]
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Susana Poretsky, mezzo-soprano (and friends)
Russian Chamber Art Society
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Steven Osborne, piano
Phillips Collection

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Vienna Boys Choir
GMU Center for the Arts

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Ēchos (choir)
Falls Church Presbyterian Church

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
4:30 pm
Harmonious Blacksmith: New Music
Intersections Festival
Atlas Performing Arts Center

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Carmen Balthrop (soprano) and José Cáceres (piano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Herbie Hancock
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Fine Arts String Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks

March 11, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mansion at Strathmore

March 12, 2012 (Mon)
7 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 12, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Dan Zhu (violin) and Christoph Eschenbach (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 12, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Fine Arts String Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks

March 12, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Lee Hinkle, percussion [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

March 13, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Takács Quartet
Music by Schubert, Bartók, Beethoven
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 14, 2012 (Wed) [through March 17, times not yet announced]
7:30 pm
Robert Ward, The Crucible
Peabody Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute (Baltimore, Md.)

March 14, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Lori Laitman [FREE]
With Megan Monaghan (soprano), Vale Rideout (tenor), Randall Scarlata (baritone)
National Museum of Women in the Arts

March 15, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Fidelio
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 15, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 15, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Gypsies
Katona József Theater
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by the Strauss family
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Ray Chen (violin) and Julio Elizalde (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Australia

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Gypsies
Katona József Theater
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Shai Wosner (piano) and Jiři Bělohlávek (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
through March 25 (various times)
Stravinsky, Petrushka
Choreography by Basil Twist (puppeteer)
Sidney Harman Hall

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Vadim Repin (violin) and Itamar Golan (piano)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort: The Songbird
With Michele Kennedy (soprano), music by and for Francesca Caccini
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Folger Consort: The Songbird
With Michele Kennedy (soprano), music by and for Francesca Caccini
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson String Quartet
Music by Beethoven
National Museum of Natural History

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Gypsies
Katona József Theater
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Brahms, German Requiem (inter alia)
Capital City Symphony
With Capitol Hill Chorale
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Fidelio
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Shai Wosner (piano) and Jiři Bělohlávek (conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Soyeon Lee, piano
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Amerigo String Trio
Dumbarton Concerts

March 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
With Rick Rowley, piano
GMU Center for the Arts

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Folger Consort: The Songbird
With Michele Kennedy (soprano), music by and for Francesca Caccini
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Shai Wosner (piano) and Jiři Bělohlávek (conductor)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Murray Perahia, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Verdehr Trio
Phillips Collection

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Washington Master Chorale
French choral music
National Presbyterian Church

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Brahms, German Requiem (inter alia)
Capital City Symphony
With Capitol Hill Chorale
Atlas Performing Arts Center

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Stewart Scharch, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Richard Goode, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Cyrus Forough (violin) and Stephen Ackert (piano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 18, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
William Sharp (baritone) and Kenneth Slowik (fortepiano)
Schumann, Liederkreis (op. 39), Dichterliebe
National Museum of American History

March 19, 2012 (Mon)
4 pm
Westminster Schools Orchestra [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 19, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Vogler String Quartet (Berlin Nights/Paris Days)
With Ute Lemper and Stefan Malzew
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 19, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
L'Arpeggiata with Lucilla Galeazzi [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 20, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Prague Philharmonia
With Jiří Bělohlávek (conductor)
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 22, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Anne Schwanewilms, Nathalie Stutzmann, et al.
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 22, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Colin Currie, percussion
Music Center at Strathmore

March 22, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Peter Frankl, piano [FREE]
CUA School of Music

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bella Hristova (violin) and Ieva Jokubaviciute (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Bulgaria

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Dvořák, Janáček
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Colin Currie, percussion
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Modigliani String Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

March 23, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
With James Stern (violin), Steve Honigberg (cello), Hyeweon Lee (piano)
Vienna Presbyterian Church

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Anne Schwanewilms, Nathalie Stutzmann, et al.
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Colin Currie, percussion
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Medieval Women: Saints and Sinners
Armonia Nova
St. George's Episcopal Church (Arlington, Va.)

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Matt Haimovitz (cello) and Christopher O'Riley (piano)
GMU Center for the Arts

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
The Musical Life of Mozart
Concert Artists of Baltimore (with Jonathan Palevsky, narrator)
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute (Baltimore, Md.)

March 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Victoria Gau (conductor)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach, Art of the Fugue
Washington Bach Consort
National Presbyterian Church

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Roman Rabinovich, piano
Phillips Collection

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
East Meets West (choral music)
Illuminare and Slaveya
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Bethesda, Md.)

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Eric Plutz, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Meri Siirala (soprano) and Danielle Hahn (piano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 25, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Ariel String Quartet and Paul Katz, cello
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 28, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
La Rêveuse Ensemble
La Maison Française

March 28, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Elias String Quartet and Jonathan Biss, piano [FREE]
Library of Congress

March 29, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Eben Trio
Music by Dvořák, Smetana
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 29, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony
With Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin
Clarice Smith Center

March 29, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Symphonie Fantastique
With Basil Twist (puppeteer) and Christopher O'Riley (piano)
Clarice Smith Center

March 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Blanche Neige (music of Mahler)
Ballet Preljocaj
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Dominick Argento at 85
University of Maryland School of Music Faculty Members
Clarice Smith Center

March 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Symphonie Fantastique
With Basil Twist (puppeteer) and Christopher O'Riley (piano)
Clarice Smith Center

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Kinderconzert: Musical Opposites
Kennedy Center Family Theater

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Mikhail Simonyan (violin) and Alexei Podkoryto (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
2 and 8 pm
Symphonie Fantastique
With Basil Twist (puppeteer) and Christopher O'Riley (piano)
Clarice Smith Center

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
4 pm
Taikoza (Japanese drums) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Blanche Neige (music of Mahler)
Ballet Preljocaj
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Chamber music with UMd School of Music faculty members
Clarice Smith Center

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
You Decide: Bach's Audition at Leipzig
Bach Sinfonia
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Schubert Uncorked
Postclassical Ensemble
Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

March 31, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Michael Adcock and José Ramos-Santana, piano (4 hands) [FREE]
Washington Conservatory of Music
Westmoreland Congregational Church (Bethesda, Md.)

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