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22.3.12

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, 2012 (Sun)
11:30 am and 6:30 pm
Anraku-Miyata Duo [FREE]
Music for harp and Japanese shō
National Gallery of Art

April 1, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Music by Martinů, Sinding, Stravinsky, Saint-Saëns
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 1, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Miloš Karadaglić, guitar
Phillips Collection

April 1, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Bach, St. John Passion
Washington National Cathedral

April 1, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Larissa Dedova, piano [FREE]
Complete piano music of Debussy I
Clarice Smith Center

April 2, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Pro Musica Hebraica: Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Music by Alkan, Chopin
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 3, 2012 (Tue)
6 pm
Tenebrae Service
Suspicious Cheese Lords
Our Lady of the Angels Chapel (Catonsville, Md.)

April 3, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 3, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
eighth blackbird
Schoenberg, Pierrot lunaire
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 3, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Tallis Scholars
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Cabell Hall (Charlottesville, Va.)

April 4, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Ayano Ninomiya (violin) and Timothy Lovelace (piano) [FREE]
Music by Takemitsu and other composers
National Gallery of Art

April 4, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Maki Mori, soprano
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 3, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Tenebrae Service
Suspicious Cheese Lords
Franciscan Monastery

April 4, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 5, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Elijah (with Helmuth Rilling)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 5, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Tamaki Kawakubo, violin
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 5, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 5, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Janus Trio (new music)
Atlas Performing Arts Center

April 6, 2012 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Elijah (with Helmuth Rilling)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 6, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 7, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 7, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Andy Akiho, composer/percussionist
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 7, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Leonid Sushansky (violin) and Carlos Rodriguez (piano)
Brahms, violin sonatas
Austrian Cultural Forum
Embassy of Austria

April 7, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Elijah (with Helmuth Rilling)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 8, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 8, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Easter Day Recital
Jeremy Filsell, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 8, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Soichi Muraji, guitar
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 10, 2012 (Tue)
7 pm
Arditti String Quartet [FREE]
With Stephen Drury, piano
Library of Congress

April 10, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Sayaka Shiji, violin
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 11, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
JACK Quartet [FREE]
Music by Hosokawa and Ives
National Gallery of Art

April 11, 2012 (Wed)
7 pm
Screening of Bach and Friends [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 11, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Anna Caterina Antonacci, soprano
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 11, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Caroline Goulding, violin [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts

April 11, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
ALICE (in Wonderland)
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
1:30 pm
University of Maryland Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt, BWV 112
Clarice Smith Center

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Quatuor Diotima
La Maison Française

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Yu Kosuge, piano
S&R Foundation Artist Concert
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Daniela Koch (flute) and Christian Reif (piano)
Austrian Cultural Forum
Embassy of Austria

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
ALICE (in Wonderland)
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 12, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Alisa Weilerstein (cello) and Inon Barnatan (piano)
Clarice Smith Center

[CANCELED]

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
12:10 pm
Yoko Owada (flute), Michael Langlois (piano), Chris DeChiara and Eric Plewinski (percussion) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm (though April 22)
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Rosslyn, Va.)

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
ALICE (in Wonderland)
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Quatuor Diotima [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Barns at Wolf Trap

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
With Joshua Bell, violin
Music by Beethoven
Music Center at Strathmore

April 13, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Lionel Bringuier, conductor
With Jonathan Carney, violin
Music by Musorgsky, Khachaturian, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
2:30 and 7:30 pm
ALICE (in Wonderland)
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
6:15 pm
Pius Cheung, marimba [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Paisiello, Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Bachfest with Juilliard Baroque [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Pacifica Quartet with Christopher Shih (piano)
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Walden Chamber Players
Dumbarton Concerts

April 14, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Jonathan Carney, violin
Music by Musorgsky, Khachaturian, Stravinsky
Music Center at Strathmore

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
ALICE (in Wonderland)
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Paisiello, Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
CUA Women's Chorus
St. Vincent Chapel, CUA

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Lionel Bringuier, conductor
With Jonathan Carney, violin
Music by Musorgsky, Khachaturian, Stravinsky
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Music by Sibelius, Finzi, Hindemith
George Washington Masonic Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Symphony of the Potomac
With Stephen Honigberg, cello
Music by Saint-Saens, Rabaud, Chadwick
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Miranda Cuckson (violin) and Aaron Wunsch (piano)
Phillips Collection

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
European Union Youth Orchestra
With Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor) and Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
City Choir of Washington
Bach, Magnificat
National Presbyterian Church

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
David Chalmers, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Takács Quartet
Music by Debussy, Janáček, Beethoven
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
Hampus Lindwall, Titular Organist of L'église du Saint-Esprit (Paris) [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

April 15, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Larissa Dedova, piano [FREE]
Complete piano music of Debussy II
Clarice Smith Center

April 16, 2012 (Mon)
6:30 pm
Alec Baldwin [FREE]
Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 16, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Opera Scenes Workshop
Ward Recital Hall
CUA School of Music

April 18, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Morton Subotnick, Silver Apples of the Moon
Clarice Smith Center

April 19, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andrew Litton (conductor), Stephen Hough (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 19, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Joan Morris (soprano) and William Bolcom (piano)
Mansion at Strathmore

April 19, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Rahilia Hasanova, composer
An die Musik LIVE (Baltimore, Md.)

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
12:10 pm
Claire Huangci, piano [FREE]
Music by Chopin, Tchaikovsky
National Gallery of Art

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
1:30 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andrew Litton (conductor), Stephen Hough (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7 pm
Mark Morris: Dancing Beyond Boundaries (lecture)
Hirshhorn Museum

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Argento, Postcards from Morocco
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mendelssohn Piano Trio with Michael Stepniak, viola
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Composition Division Recital
Ward Recital Hall
CUA School of Music

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
CUA University Chorus
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Kensington, Md.)

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Gounod, Faust
Lyric Opera Baltimore

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Washington Musica Viva
Music by Ullmann, Brahms
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium (Takoma Park, Md.)

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Concerto Köln [FREE]
With Jan Freiheit, cello
Library of Congress

April 20, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Choruses [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

Apri1 21, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
Attacca Quartet
Evergreen Museum (Baltimore, Md.)

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Washington Musica Viva [FREE]
Music by Menotti
Herndon United Methodist Church (Herndon, Va.)

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Argento, Miss Havisham's Fire
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
CUA University Chorus
St. Vincent Chapel, CUA

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andrew Litton (conductor), Stephen Hough (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Sounds of Catalonia (music of Mompou, Montsalvatge, others)
Kreeger Museum

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Tribute to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Music by Bliss, Bridge, Britten
Left Bank Concert Society
Dumbarton Church

April 21, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
VERGE Ensemble [FREE]
Music of Morton Subotnick
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
1 pm
University of Maryland Music Faculty [FREE]
Music of Dominick Argento
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Argento, Postcards from Morocco
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Gounod, Faust
Lyric Opera Baltimore

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Final concert by Norman Scribner
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Daedalus Quartet
Phillips Collection

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Washington Master Chorale: The Ravishing Hour
St. Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Carmina: Fairest Isle
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church (Bethesda, Md.)

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Gerhard Weinberger, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Orchestra [FREE]
With Charles Wetherbee, violin
Music by Fujiwara, Hisaishi, and Noadira
National Gallery of Art

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
A Far Cry (chamber orchestra)
Dumbarton Oaks

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Larissa Dedova, piano [FREE]
Complete piano music of Debussy III
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Argento, Andrée Expedition [FREE]
With Robert Tudor (baritone) and Susan Slingland (piano)
Clarice Smith Center

April 22, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
National Museum of American History

April 23, 2012 (Mon)
5:30 pm
Student Chamber Recital I [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 23, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
CUA Orchestra
Hartke Theater, CUA

April 23, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
A Far Cry (chamber orchestra)
Dumbarton Oaks

April 23, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
University of Maryland Music Faculty
Music of Dominick Argento
Clarice Smith Center

April 24, 2012 (Tue)
7 pm
Student Chamber Recital II [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 24, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
CUA Wind Ensemble
Pryzbyla Center, CUA

April 24, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Manasse-Nakamatsu Duo
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Cabell Hall (Charlottesville, Va.)

April 25, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Robert Henry and Yoshikazu Nagai, pianists [FREE]
Music by Haydn, Scarlatti, Schubert
National Gallery of Art

April 25, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Argento, Miss Havisham's Fire
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 25, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro III [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

April 26, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Argento, Postcards from Morocco
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 26, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Jo Kanamori/Dance Company Noism
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 26, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Music Center at Strathmore

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Jo Kanamori/Dance Company Noism
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Argento, Miss Havisham's Fire
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Paulius Andersson, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Lithuania

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin (with piano)
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra
With Yuri Bashmet (viola) and Mischa Maisky (cello)
Music Center at Strathmore

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Joyce Yang, piano
Barns at Wolf Trap

April 27, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
12 and 3 pm
Tanya Tomkins, Baroque cello [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
Yury Shadrin, piano
Baltimore Museum of Art

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
Cathedra
Music by Barber, Ives, others
Washington National Cathedral

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
Music by Mozart, Beethoven
National Museum of Natural History

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin (with piano)
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
CUA University Singers
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Crypt Church)

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Sarah Chang, violin
Music Center at Strathmore

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 28, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Thérèse Fahy, piano
Washington Conservatory of Music
Westmoreland Congregational Church (Bethesda, Md.)

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
With Sarah Chang, violin
Music Center at Strathmore

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Argento, Miss Havisham's Fire
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Reto Bieri (clarinet) and Benjamin Engeli (piano)
Phillips Collection

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Andre Rakus, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great?
Beethoven, Violin Concerto
Keng-Wyen Tseng (violin) and Peabody Chamber Orchestra
With Rob Kapilow, lecturer
National Museum of Natural History

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo [FREE]
With Yu Kosuge, piano
Music by Mozart, Beethoven
National Gallery of Art

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Perlman-Quint-Bailey Piano Trio
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Larissa Dedova, piano [FREE]
Complete piano music of Debussy IV
Clarice Smith Center

April 29, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Piano Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel
Music of Brahms
GMU Center for the Arts

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