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20.10.12

Classical Month in Washington (November)

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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!

November 1, 2012 (Thu)
10 and 11:30 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Youth Concert
Wizards and Wands, with Enchantment Theater
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 1, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Missa Solemnis
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 1, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Midori, violin
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 1, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Joshua Bell (violin) and Sam Haywood (piano)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

November 1, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Martinez-Urioste-Brey Trio
Music by Beethoven, Arensky, Ravel
Clarice Smith Center

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
10:30 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Youth Concert
Wizards and Wands, with Enchantment Theater
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Caroline Calleja, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Slovenia

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Lyric Opera of Baltimore
Modell Center (Baltimore, Md.)

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Members of National Symphony Orchestra
With Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Music of Beethoven
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Music by Gabrieli, Adams, Randa
Clarice Smith Center

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Newspeak Ensemble
Atlas Performing Arts Center

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
American Symphony Orchestra
With Leon Botstein, conductor
Music by Brahms, Beethoven
GMU Center for the Arts

November 2, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Zuill Bailey, cello
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Youth Concert
Wizards and Wands, with Enchantment Theater
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Prazak Quartet
Escher String Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
GMU Faculty Recital
Kirkwood Presbyterian Church

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Missa Solemnis
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble: Interpreting Shostakovich
Dumbarton Concerts

November 3, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Zuill Bailey, cello
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Washington Bach Consort
With Elizabeth Futral, soprano
National Presbyterian Church

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Lyric Opera of Baltimore
Modell Center (Baltimore, Md.)

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
With Mayron Tsong, piano
Clarice Smith Center

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Lang Lang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Andrey Baranov, violin
Phillips Collection

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
CUA Symphony Orchestra
Music by Nielsen, Vaughan Williams, Beethoven
Sligo Adventist Church (Takoma Park, Md.)

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
University Singers, University Chorale, and Women's Chorale
GMU Center for the Arts

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Europa Galante
With Fabio Biondi, violin
Music by Corelli, Couperin, C.P.E. Bach, Vivaldi
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Post-Classical Ensemble and George Vatchnadze (piano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Alessio Bax, piano
Dumbarton Oaks

November 4, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Ian Swensen (violin) and Kenneth Slowik (harpsichord)
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Smithsonian Castle

November 5, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
TEMPO: Between the Lines [FREE]
Music by Petra Anderson, Margaret Brouwer, Roy Harris
Clarice Smith Center

November 5, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Alessio Bax, piano
Dumbarton Oaks

November 6, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29 [FREE]
With Andrew Fouts, violin
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

November 7, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Russell Braun, baritone
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 7, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
Lang Lang and Christoph Eschenbach, pianos
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 8, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lang Lang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 8, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Aleksey Igudesman (violin) and Hyung-ki Joo (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 8, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Momenta Quartet [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art

November 8, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Rouse
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 9, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
CUA School of Music

November 9, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lang Lang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 9, 2012 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Off the Cuff
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 (lecture-performance)
Music Center at Strathmore

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
4 pm
Lang Lang: 101 Pianists
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
Music by Schumann, Brahms, Shostakovich
National Museum of Natural History

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Off the Cuff
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 (lecture-performance)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Angela Meade, soprano
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Lang Lang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
David Salness (violin), Evelyn Elsing (cello), and Mayron Tsong (piano) [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Benjamin Beilman (violin) and Amy Yang (piano)
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

November 10, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Brian Ganz (piano) and Magdalena Wór (mezzo-soprano)
Music by Prokofiev
Music Center at Strathmore

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
1 pm
UMSO Concerto Competition, Preliminary Round [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Rouse
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
UMd Men's and Women's Choruses [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Doric String Quartet
Phillips Collection

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Michael Lewin, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

November 11, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Ariel Quartet and Orion Weiss, piano
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 12, 2012 (Mon)
5:30 pm
UMd Chamber Music Showcase [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 12, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Mason Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble
GMU Center for the Arts

November 13, 2012 (Tue)
7 pm
UMd Chamber Music Showcase [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 13, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 13, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 14, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Mixed repertory program
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 14, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Jennifer Koh, violin
Bach and Beyond, Part 1
Mansion at Strathmore

November 14, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Jesús Reina (violin) and Edvinas Minkštimas (piano)
Embassy Series
Residence of the European Union Ambassador

November 14, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
UMd Repertoire Orchestra [FREE]
Music by Schubert, Mahler, Rachmaninoff
Clarice Smith Center

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Sergey Khachatryan (violin) and Vasily Petrenko (conductor)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 4
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Lehar, The Merry Widow
CUA School of Music

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Music by Dvořák, Brahms
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 15, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Shanghai Quartet
Music by Schubert, Bartók, Beethoven
Clarice Smith Center

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7 pm
UMSO Concerto Competition, Final Round [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (piano accompaniment)
Maryland Opera Theater
Clarice Smith Center

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Peabody Opera
Modell Center (Baltimore, Md.)

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Lehar, The Merry Widow
CUA School of Music

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Jennifer Casey Cabot (soprano)
With Vera Danchenko-Stern, piano
Embassy of Austria

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Apollon Musagète Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Vasily Petrenko, conductor (lecture-performance)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 4
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 16, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Music by Dvořák, Brahms
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
3 pm
Dmitry Volkov, cello
Baltimore Museum of Art

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Lehar, The Merry Widow
CUA School of Music

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Suspicious Cheese Lords
St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Alexandria, Va.)

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Music by students of Nadia Boulanger
Cantate Chamber Singers
St. Paul's Parish

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Sergey Khachatryan (violin) and Vasily Petrenko (conductor)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 4
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Music by Dvořák, Brahms
Music Center at Strathmore

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

November 17, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Afoot in Vienna
Bowen McCauley Dance
Embassy of Austria

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 pm
San Francisco Ballet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Kennedy Center Opera House

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Lehar, The Merry Widow
CUA School of Music

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
2:30 and 4:30 pm
Family Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo
Capital City Symphony
Atlas Performing Arts Center

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (piano accompaniment)
Maryland Opera Theater
Clarice Smith Center

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Peabody Opera
Modell Center (Baltimore, Md.)

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Igor Lovchinsky and Jonathan Coombs, pianos
Phillips Collection

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
5 pm
Washington Chorus
Music by Bernstein
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Washington Saxophone Quartet [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel
Music of Debussy (with lecture)
GMU Center for the Arts

November 18, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
UMd Chamber Singers and University Chorale
Music by Poulenc, Duruflé, Messiaen
Clarice Smith Center

November 19, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (piano accompaniment)
Maryland Opera Theater
Clarice Smith Center

November 19, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
American Opera Initiative
Washington National Opera
Three new 20-minute operas
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 19, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Hugues Leclere, piano
Music by Debussy, new music by French composers
CUA School of Music

November 19, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Sally McLain (violin) and Lisa Emenheiser (piano)
Christ Lutheran Church

November 20, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Daniel Serafin (baritone) and Jasna Popovic (piano)
Music by persecuted composers
Embassy of Austria

November 20, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (piano accompaniment)
Maryland Opera Theater
Clarice Smith Center

November 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas
GMU Center for the Arts

November 24, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Philadelphia Brass Quintet and Paul Salerni, composer
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

November 25, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Anna Han, piano
Phillips Collection

November 25, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
NGA Orchestra [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

November 26, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Composition Division Recital
New student compositions
CUA School of Music

November 27, 2012 (Tue)
6 pm
National Symphony Orchestra [FREE]
With William Neil, organ
KC Concert Hall Organ Debut
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 27, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Piotr Anderszewski, piano
Tuesday Evening Concert Series
Cabell Hall (Charlottesville, Va.)

November 28, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Anonymous 4
New work by David Lang
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

November 29, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jonathan Biss, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 29, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
The Nutcracker (through December 23)
Washington Ballet
Warner Theater

November 29, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
La Risonanza [FREE]
Library of Congress

November 29, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

November 29, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Mario Venzago (conductor) and Sol Gabetta (cello)
Music by Liszt, Elgar, Franck
Music Center at Strathmore

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
CUA Women's Chorus
St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, CUA

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jonathan Biss, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Mario Venzago (conductor) and Sol Gabetta (cello)
Music by Liszt, Elgar, Franck
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Sō Percussion
Atlas Performing Arts Center

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Mason Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

November 30, 2012 (Fri)
9:30 pm
Acme and yMusic [FREE]
Library of Congress

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