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Classical Month in Washington (October)

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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!

October 1, 2012 (Mon)
7 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 2, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: O heilges Geist - und Wasserbad, BWV 165 [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

October 3, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 3, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
West Virginia University Symphony
GMU Center for the Arts

October 4, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kelley O'Connor (Lieberson, Neruda Songs)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 4, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 4, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Lorenzo Gatto (violin) and Robert Giordano (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Latvia

October 4, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Markus Stenz (conductor) and Kolja Blacher (violin)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 4, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Eliza Garth, piano [FREE]
Cage, Sonatas and Interludes
Clarice Smith Center

October 5, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 5, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kelley O'Connor (Lieberson, Neruda Songs)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 5, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony
With Nicholas Montopoli, violin
Music by Ravel, Lutoslawski, others
Clarice Smith Center

October 6, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Donizetti, Anna Bolena
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 6, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cantate Chamber Singers
Chips Off the Old Bach: Music of the Bach Sons
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

October 6, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 6, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Kelley O'Connor (Lieberson, Neruda Songs)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 6, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Markus Stenz (conductor) and Kolja Blacher (violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
2:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Jupiter String Quartet [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Music by Schwantner
Clarice Smith Center

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Phillips Camerata
Phillips Collection

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Benjamin Straley, organ
Washington National Cathedral

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Mak Grgic (guitar) and Stephen Ackert (organ) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

October 7, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Music by Beethoven, Fauré, Chausson
National Museum of American History

October 8, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 9, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 10, 2012 (Wed)
6 pm
Vivaldi Project: Affetti Italiani [FREE]
Embassy of Italy

October 10, 2012 (Wed)
7 pm
Clarice Smith Lecture: Adam Gopnik [FREE]
Smithsonian American Art Museum

October 10, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Sphinx Virtuosi
With Catalyst Quartet and Elena Urioste, violin
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 10, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Veronika Dobi-Kiss (soprano) and George Peachey (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Hungary

October 11, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto
Music of Wagner, Bruckner
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 11, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Shanghai Quartet [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

October 11, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Richard Goode, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 12, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto
Music of Wagner, Bruckner
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 12, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Daniel Hope (violin) and Jeffrey Kahane (piano) [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 12, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Bizet, The Pearl Fishers
With Heather Buck
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

October 12, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Barns at Wolf Trap

October 12, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Prism Saxophone Quartet
Atlas Center

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Inon Barnatan, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Harmonious Blacksmith
Viva Italia
St George's Episcopal Church (Arlington, Va.)

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto
Music of Wagner, Bruckner
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Orli Shaham, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

October 13, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Weinberg Center (Frederick, Md.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Music by Bach, Mendelssohn
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Bizet, The Pearl Fishers
With Heather Buck
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
2:30 pm
Concert Artists of Baltimore
Music by Britten, Mendelssohn
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Rossini, Barber of Seville
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
With Orli Shaham, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society [FREE]
Music by Britten, Elgar
Smithsonian American Art Museum

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
The Unlikely Trio
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
George Washington Masonic Temple (Alexandria, Va.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Charlie Albright, piano
Phillips Collection

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Washington Master Chorale
Music by Kodály, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky
National Presbyterian Church

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Washington Symphonic Brass
Amadeus Concerts
Saint Luke Church (McLean, Va.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Mason Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Peter King, organ
Washington National Cathedral

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Brentano String Quartet
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great: Chopin
With Rob Kapilow (lecturer) and Brian Ganz (piano)
WPAS
National Museum of Natural History

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Thomas Mastroianni (piano), Alessandra Marc (soprano), and Ricardo Cyncynates (violin) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

October 14, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Wind Soloists of New York
Dumbarton Oaks

October 15, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Wind Soloists of New York
Dumbarton Oaks

October 16, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Thomas Dunford, lute and theorbo
La Maison Française

October 16, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 16, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 16, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Mason Wind Symphony and Fairfax Wind Symphony
GMU Center for the Arts

October 17, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 18, 2012 (Thu)
1:30 pm
University of Maryland School of Music
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211
Clarice Smith Center

October 18, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 19, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 19, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

October 19, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Juanjo Mena (conductor) and Benedetto Lupo (piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 19, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Atlas Center

October 20, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 20, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Choralis: An American Portrait
Schlesinger Concert Hall

October 20, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Juanjo Mena (conductor) and Benedetto Lupo (piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

October 20, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Borromeo String Quartet
Music by Bach, Fairouz, Schubert
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

October 20, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Vida Guitar Quartet
Music by Bizet, Turina, Falla
Dumbarton Concerts

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach Sinfonia
Music by Handel, Boyce, Avison, Bond
With Joshua Cohen, Baroque trumpet
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
George Washington Masonic Temple (Alexandria, Va.)

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Juanjo Mena (conductor) and Benedetto Lupo (piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Music for string sextet and octet
GMU Center for the Arts

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Thibault Cauvin, guitar
Phillips Collection

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society
Duruflé, Requiem
Washington National Cathedral

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Capital City Symphony
Atlas Center

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
I Musici di Roma [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

October 21, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington
La Música Latina
Lisner Auditorium

October 22, 2012 (Mon)
6 pm
Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

October 22, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
New York Festival of Song
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 25, 2012 (Thu)
6 pm
Suzanne Farrell Ballet [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

October 25, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro I [FREE]
Music by Haydn, Ligeti, Mendelssohn
Freer Gallery of Art

October 25, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Paul Huang, violin
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 25, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Israel Chamber Project
Embassy Series

October 26, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
La Maison Française

October 26, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Amernet String Quartet with James Tocco, piano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 26, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Cornelius Meister, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 26, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Pieter Wispelwey (cello) and Lois Shapiro (piano) [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 27, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Election Special: Music for Uncivil Discourse
Smithsonian American Art Museum

October 27, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Members of KC Opera House Orchestra [FREE]
Schubert, Octet
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

October 27, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
Vienna Presbyterian Church

October 27, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Cornelius Meister, conductor
Music Center at Strathmore

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Cineconcert: The Mark of Zorro [FREE]
With live music by Hesperus
Smithsonian American Art Museum

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Cornelius Meister, conductor
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
3 and 7:30 pm
Dali Quartet
Mansion at Strathmore

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Leon McCawley, piano
Phillips Collection

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
City Choir of Washington
Music of Handel
National Presbyterian Church

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Music of Heaven and Earth
Thomas Circle Singers
First Congregational United Church of Christ

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Tanya Vegvari Plescia, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
ETHEL with Todd Rundgren
Clarice Smith Center

October 28, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Chee-Yun (violin) and Alessio Bax (piano)

October 29, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Avanti Orchestra [FREE]
Friday Morning Music Club
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 29, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
L'Invitation au Voyage [FREE]
Opera Lafayette
Atlas Center

October 30, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Armonia Nova [FREE]
Medieval music for autumn
Church of the Epiphany

October 30, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
L'Invitation au Voyage
Opera Lafayette, with Emmanuelle de Negri, soprano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 30, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
András Schiff, piano
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

October 30, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Founder's Day Concert [FREE]
Library of Congress

October 31, 2012 (Wed)
10:30 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Youth Concert
Enchantment Theater: Wizards and Wands
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

October 31, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Christine Brewer, soprano
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 31, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Andre Goricar, silent film pianist
Embassy Series
Embassy of Slovenia

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