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28.4.12

Classical Month in Washington (May)

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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!

May 1, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata Series [FREE]
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

May 1, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Louis Schwizgebel, piano
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 1, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Nadia David (cello) and Klára Würtz (piano)
La Maison Française

May 2, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Washington Korean Symphony Orchestra
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 2, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 2, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Eiko and Koma, The Caravan Project [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center, Front Lawn

May 3, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Morgenstern Trio
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 3, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Leon Fleisher, piano
Music by Ravel, Shostakovich
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 3, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Eiko and Koma, The Caravan Project [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center, Front Lawn

May 4, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
Music by Debussy, Mahler
Clarice Smith Center

May 4, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Rachel Franklin, piano
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

May 4, 2012 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Off the Cuff: Shostakovich, 7th symphony
Music Center at Strathmore

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert
Kennedy Center Family Theater

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Stefan Jackiw (violin) and Anna Polonsky (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
4 pm
Mendelssohn, Elijah
New Dominion Chorale and Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Off the Cuff: Shostakovich, 7th symphony
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Brian Ganz (piano), Richard Stoltzman (clarinet)
Music by Debussy
Music Center at Strathmore

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Axelrod String Quartet
Music by Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms
Hirshhorn Museum

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Bach Sinfonia
Music by Jan Dismas Zelenka (Capriccios)
With R. J. Kelley and Alexandra Cook, horns
Cultural Arts Center (Silver Spring, Md.)

May 5, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Concert Artists of Baltimore
Orff, Carmina Burana; Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Lyric Opera House (Baltimore, Md.)

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Leon Fleisher, piano
Music by Ravel, Shostakovich
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Benjamin Hochman, piano
Phillips Collection

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Sasha Grynyuk, piano
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton, Va.)

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano (50th anniversary gala)
Clarice Smith Center

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Angela Hewitt, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Bouquet of Song (Renaissance music)
Illuminare
Fairfax United Methodist Church

May 6, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Axelrod String Quartet
Music by Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms
Smithsonian Castle

May 9, 2012 (Wed)
6 pm
Michel van der Aa, composer (theater works)
Phillips Collection

May 10, 2012 (Thu)
6 pm
Members of International Contemporary Ensemble
Music by Michel van der Aa
Phillips Collection

May 10, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 10, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Katie Mahan, piano
Music by Debussy
Mansion at Strathmore

May 10, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With André Watts, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 11, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Philadelphia Orchestra
With Charles Dutoit (conductor) and James Ehnes (violin)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

May 11, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With André Watts, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 11, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With André Watts, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Chantry
Renaissance music for evening
St. Mary Mother of God

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm [?]
John Cage, Musicircus
Mobtown Modern (Baltimore, Md.)

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
With Adam Golka, piano
Music by Ravel, Debussy, Elgar
GMU Center for the Arts

May 12, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Prince George's Philharmonic
With Awadagin Pratt, piano
Clarice Smith Center

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Mendelssohn Piano Trio [FREE]
Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington [FREE]
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With André Watts, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Raphael Trio
Music of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Phillips Collection

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society
Bach, B Minor Mass
Washington National Cathedral

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Capitol City Symphony
With Scott Beard, piano
Music by Brahms, Gershwin
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 13, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
Saint-Saëns, Samson et Dalila
With Brandon Jovanovich, Michelle DeYoung, Greer Grimsley
Washington Concert Opera
Lisner Auditorium

May 14, 2012 (Mon)
7 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 14, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Itzhak Perlman (violin) and Rohan de Silva (piano)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 15, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 16, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Concertante [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts

May 17, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andreas Delfs (conductor) and Nelson Freire (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 17, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 17, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Shanghai Quartet and Peter Serkin, piano [FREE]
Music by Bright Sheng, Mozart, Dvořák
Freer Gallery of Art

May 17, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Members of National Philharmonic and Friends
Music by Debussy
Mansion at Strathmore

May 17, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
International Contemporary Ensemble
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 18, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 18, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andreas Delfs (conductor) and Nelson Freire (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 19, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 19, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Chantry
Renaissance music for evening
St. Bernadette (Silver Spring, Md.)

May 19, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Jeremy Denk, piano
WPAS
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

May 19, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Debussy, Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
Music Center at Strathmore

May 19, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Andreas Delfs (conductor) and Nelson Freire (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 20, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington National Opera Young Artists Recital [FREE]
Renwick Gallery

May 20, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Raphael Trio
Music of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Phillips Collection

May 20, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Choralis
Music by Beethoven, Chilcott
National Presbyterian Church

May 20, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
The Essential Wagner
Washington Chorus
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 20, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Duruflé, Requiem Mass
City Choir of Washington
Saint Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

May 21, 2012 (Mon)
7 pm
Verdi, Nabucco
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 22, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 23, 2012 (Wed)
6 pm
Season Preview Concert
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 24, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, 9th symphony; Bruckner, Te Deum
With Peter Oundjian, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 25, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 25, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, 9th symphony; Bruckner, Te Deum
With Peter Oundjian, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 26, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, 9th symphony; Bruckner, Te Deum
With Peter Oundjian, conductor
Music Center at Strathmore

May 27, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Massenet, Werther
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 27, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
National Memorial Day Choral Festival [FREE]
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 27, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Phillips Camerata
Piano quintets by Shostakovich, Schumann
Phillips Collection

May 27, 2012 (Sun)
8 pm
National Memorial Day Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Capitol, West Lawn

May 29, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Coppélia
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 30, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Gidon Saks (bass-baritone) and Roger Vignoles (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 30, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Coppélia
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 30, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Simone Dinnerstein (piano) and Tift Merritt [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts

May 31, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music of Beethoven, Strauss
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 31, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Coppélia
Bolshoi Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

May 31, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Günther Herbig (conductor) and Jonathan Biss (piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

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