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Classical Month 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, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Rebecca Smith (harp) and Michael Lodico (organ) [FREE]
St. John's Church, Lafayette Square

February 1, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Various ballet excerpts
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 2, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Strauss
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 2, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Minkus, La Bayadère
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 2, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor / Offenbach, Monsieur Choufleuri restera chez lui le...
Opera Bel Cantanti
Embassy of Austria

February 2, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Music Center at Strathmore

February 3, 2012 (Fri)
7 pm
Screening of Casablanca
National Museum of American History

February 3, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Minkus, La Bayadère
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 3, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Strauss
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 3, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Cygnus Ensemble and Friends [FREE]
Library of Congress

February 3, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Barns at Wolf Trap

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Minkus, La Bayadère
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (with Malcolm Martineau, piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
From Darkness to Light
Countertop Quartet
St. Mary, Mother of God

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
National Chamber Ensemble
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake (excerpts with Ballet Nova)
Spectrum Theater at Artisphere (Rosslyn, Va.)

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Strauss
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Jonathan Biss, piano
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 4, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Tchaikovsky
Music Center at Strathmore

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Minkus, La Bayadère
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Tchaikovsky
Music Center at Strathmore

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
AGMA Relief Benefit Concert
Washington National Opera Chorus (Steven Gathman, director)
St. Ann Catholic Church (4001 Yuma St. NW)

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Konstantin Soukhovetski, piano
Phillips Collection

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
From Darkness to Light
Countertop Quartet
St. Matthew's Cathedral

February 5, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Marc Destrube (violin), Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba), and Kenneth Slowik (harpsichord)
Music by Rameau
National Museum of American History

February 6, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
St. Olaf Choir
Music Center at Strathmore

February 7, 2012 (Tue)
7 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 8, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 9, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Music by Bruckner, Shostakovich
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 9, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 10, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 10, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Philip Glass, Orphée
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

February 10, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Music by Bruckner, Shostakovich
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 10, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
With Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Clarice Smith Center

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Sol Gabetta (cello) and Mihaela Ursuleasa (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
George Li, piano [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Music by Nancarrow et al.
Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Nordic Voices: Lamentations
Dumbarton Concerts

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Music by Bruckner, Shostakovich
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 11, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Brian Ganz, piano
Music by Chopin
Music Center at Strathmore

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Philip Glass, Orphée
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Songs of CUA
Catholic University School of Music
Pryzbla Center, Catholic University

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Symphony of the Potomac
Music by Haydn, Beethoven
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Voxare String Quartet
Phillips Collection

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
Lawrence Dutton (viola) and Friends
Jazz and classical music
National Museum of Natural History

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

February 12, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Cuarteto Latinoamericano, with Daniel Binelli (bandoneón)
Dumbarton Oaks

February 13, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Cuarteto Latinoamericano, with Daniel Binelli (bandoneón)
Dumbarton Oaks

February 14, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 15, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Florian Boesch (baritone) and Roger Vignoles (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 15, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Donatienne Michel-Dansac (soprano) and Vincent Leterme (piano)
Music by Debussy, Pesson, Crumb
La Maison Française

February 15, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Emerson String Quartet and Wu Han (piano)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

February 15, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
John Cage, Sonatas and Interludes
Adam Tendler, piano
Mobtown Modern
2640 Space (Baltimore, Md.)

February 16, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Music by Strauss, Beethoven
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 16, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Benjamin Beilman (violin) and Yekwon Sunwoo (piano)
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 16, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Lise de la Salle, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

February 17, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Music by Debussy, Ginastera, Brahms
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

February 17, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Lise de la Salle, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Julia Fischer (violin) and Milana Chernyavska (piano)
WPAS
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Music by Debussy, Ginastera, Brahms
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Leipzig String Quartet
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton, Va.)

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Music by Strauss, Beethoven
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble
Clarice Smith Center

February 18, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Gryphon Piano Trio
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

February 19, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Music by Strauss, Beethoven
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 19, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
ArcoVoce
Phillips Collection

February 20, 2012 (Mon)
2 pm
National Presidents Day Choral Festival
(Warning: includes music by John Rutter)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 22, 2012 (Wed)
5 to 9 pm
Fragile
Eiko and Koma, with Kronos Quartet
Clarice Smith Center

February 22, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Twyla Tharp: All-American
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 23, 2012 (Thu)
5 to 9 pm
Fragile
Eiko and Koma, with Kronos Quartet
Clarice Smith Center

February 23, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello) and Noreen Cassidy-Polera (piano)
Mansion at Strathmore

February 23, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Twyla Tharp: All-American
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 23, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Sarasate, Prokofiev, MacMillan
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 24, 2012 (Fri)
7 pm
Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
Music by Grieg, Bach, Mendelssohn
Dumbarton House, Georgetown

February 24, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Twyla Tharp: All-American
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 24, 2012 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Off the Cuff: Prokofiev, 5th Symphony
Music Center at Strathmore

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
2:30 and 8 pm
Twyla Tharp: All-American
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev, 5th symphony
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Brooklyn Rider (string quartet)
Music by Beethoven, Glass, Ljova
Dumbarton Concerts

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Left Bank String Quartet
Music by Brahms, Webern, Bruch
Katzen Center, American University

February 25, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Music by Bach
Music Center at Strathmore

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 and 6:30 pm
Twyla Tharp: All-American
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Music by Honegger, Vaughan Williams, Françaix, Harris
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Sarasate, Prokofiev, MacMillan
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society
Music by Mozart
Washington National Cathedral

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Jonah Kim (cello) and Claire Huangci (piano)
Phillips Collection

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Music from the Movies (singers with piano)
Amadeus Concerts
Temple Rodef Shalom (Falls Church, Va.)

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) and Russell Ryan (piano)
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Charlie Albright, piano
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

February 26, 2012 (Sun)
8 pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
With Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

February 28, 2012 (Tue)
7 pm
Arias and duets, Verdi and Puccini
CUA School of Music
Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute

February 28, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

February 28, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
CUA Chamber Choir, Winter Concert [FREE]
St. Vincent’s Chapel, Catholic University

February 29, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Vienna Philharmonic
With Lorin Maazel, conductor
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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