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22.8.12

Classical Month in Washington (September)

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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!

September 2, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Annapolis Symphony: Pops in the Park [FREE]
Quiet Waters Park

September 2, 2012 (Sun)
8 pm
NSO Labor Day Concert [FREE]
U.S. Capitol, West Lawn

September 4, 2012 (Tue)
6:45 pm
Opening of John Cage Centennial Festival
Corcoran Gallery of Art

September 5, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
NGA New Music Ensemble [FREE]
John Cage Centennial Festival
National Gallery of Art

September 5, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Screening of A Tribute to John Cage by Nam June Paik [FREE]
Smithsonian American Art Museum

September 5, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Alexis Descharmes (cello)
With Irvine Arditti, Steven Schick, and Jenny Lin
John Cage Centennial Festival
La Maison Française
[Review]

September 6, 2012 (Thu)
12 to 4:30 pm
A Cage Film Circus [FREE]
John Cage Centennial Festival
Library of Congress

September 6, 2012 (Thu)
6 pm
Irvine Arditti, violin
John Cage Centennial Festival
Phillips Collection
[Review]

September 7, 2012 (Fri)
5:30 to 11 pm
Percussion Event
John Cage Centennial Festival
Katzen Arts Center, American University

September 8, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Stephen Drury, piano
John Cage Centennial Festival
Kreeger Museum
[Review]

September 8, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Irene Kim, piano
Korean Concert Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 8, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Margaret Leng Tan, piano and voice [FREE]
John Cage Centennial Festival
Freer Gallery of Art
[Review]

September 8, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Clarice Smith Center
[Review]

September 9, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Roger Reynolds, composer
John Cage Centennial Festival
National Gallery of Art

September 9, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players [FREE]
Smithsonian American Art Museum

September 9, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Jeremy Filsell, organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

September 9, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
NGA New Music Ensemble [FREE]
John Cage Centennial Festival
National Gallery of Art
[Review]

September 9, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Stylus Phantasticus: Early German Baroque Chamber Music
Corda Nova
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Capitol Hill

September 10, 2012 (Mon)
6 pm
J'nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 11, 2012 (Tue)
6 pm
Washington National Opera Insights: Don Giovanni [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

September 14, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
[Review]

September 15, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Washington National Opera Insights: Anna Bolena [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

September 15, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
[Review]

September 15, 2012 (Sat)
8:30 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Gala Celebration Concert with Renée Fleming
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
[Review]

September 16, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Bellini, La Sonnambula
With Eglise Gutiérrez, Maureen McKay
Washington Concert Opera
[Review]

September 16, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Orchestra
Music by Mendelssohn, Mahler, Vaughan Williams
St. Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

September 16, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Stephen Hamilton, organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

September 18, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 20, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
[Review]

September 20, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gil Shaham, violin
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 21, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 21, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Korean Adopted Children's Choir
ASIA, Inc.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

September 21, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gil Shaham, violin
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 22, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 22, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gil Shaham, violin
Music Center at Strathmore
[Review]

September 22, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Music by Adams, Zwilich, Bernstein
GMU Center for the Arts
[Review]

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Bach Consort
Music by Bach, Blow, Boyce, Gibbons, Handel
National Presbyterian Church
[Review]

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Nathan Gunn, baritone
Music by Mozart, Rossini, Sondheim
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
[Review]

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Corrado Cavalli, organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
NGA Chamber Players [FREE]
With Paul Kosower, cello
Music of J. S. Bach
National Gallery of Art

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel
GMU Center for the Arts

September 23, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
JCCGW

September 24, 2012 (Mon)
7 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 24, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Stravinsky,
L'Histoire du Soldat
With U.S. Army Band, UMd Chorus
Clarice Smith Center

September 26, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Barbara Kolarova, violin [FREE]
Czech Mutual Inspirations Festival
National Gallery of Art

September 26, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 27, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 28, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Adams, Brubeck, Bernstein
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
[Review]

September 28, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
London: Music from the City of Shakespeare
Folger Consort, with Aaron Sheehan (tenor)
Folger Shakespeare Library
[Review]

September 28, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony
With Michael Roll, piano
Music by Mackey, Beethoven, Prokofiev
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
London: Music from the City of Shakespeare
Folger Consort, with Aaron Sheehan (tenor)
Folger Shakespeare Library
[Review]

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
Haydn, Creation
WNC Choirs and Orchestra
Washington National Cathedral
[Review]

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Brian Patterson (clarinet) and Audrey Andrist (piano) [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House
[Opera in the Outfield simulcast]

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Adams, Brubeck, Bernstein
Music Center at Strathmore

September 29, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony
With Michael Roll, piano
Music by Mackey, Beethoven, Prokofiev
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
With Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
London: Music from the City of Shakespeare
Folger Consort, with Aaron Sheehan (tenor)
Folger Shakespeare Library

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Adams, Brubeck, Bernstein
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
Music by Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven
Church of the Epiphany

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Christopher Betts, organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
CUA Orchestra and Chorus [FREE]
Music of Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov
National Gallery of Art

September 30, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
NSO Season Opening Ball
With Anne-Sophie Mutter
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
[Review]

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