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19.11.12

Classical Month in Washington (December)

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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!

December 1, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
Lukáš Vondrácek, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 1, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Music by Brehm, Ives, Rush, Stravinsky
Smithsonian American Art Museum

December 1, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
Washington Bach Consort
Music by Bach for Advent, Christmas
National Presbyterian Church

December 1, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jonathan Biss, piano
Kennedy Center Concert House

December 1, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Mario Venzago (conductor) and Sol Gabetta (cello)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Strauss, Die Fledermaus
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington [FREE]
Montgomery College Performing Arts Center (Silver Spring, Md.)

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Hermitage Trio
Phillips Collection

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Piotr Anderszewski, piano
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Reformation Lutheran Church Choir [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Cantus
Dumbarton Oaks

December 2, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Bella Hristova, violin
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

December 3, 2012 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 3, 2012 (Mon)
8 pm
Cantus
Dumbarton Oaks

December 4, 2012 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 62 [FREE]
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

December 4, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 5, 2012 (Wed)
10 and 11:30 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
The Nutcracker (children's concert)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 5, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Nutcracker
Ballet West
Kennedy Center Opera House

December 5, 2012 (Wed)
8 pm
New Music at University of Maryland [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

December 6, 2012 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 6, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Nutcracker
Ballet West
Kennedy Center Opera House

December 6, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Amernet String Quartet
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 6, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Christmas in Luxembourg
Embassy Series
Embassy of Luxembourg

December 6, 2012 (Thu)
8 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Clarice Smith Center

December 7, 2012 (Fri)
10 and 11:30 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
The Nutcracker (children's concert)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 7, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Nutcracker
Ballet West
Kennedy Center Opera House

December 7, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Handel, Messiah
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 7, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 7, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Nutcracker
Ballet West
Kennedy Center Opera House

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Vienna Boys Choir
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
A Palestrina Christmas
Chantry
St. Mary, Mother of God

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Clarice Smith Center

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

December 8, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Yuja Wang, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Nutcracker
Ballet West
Kennedy Center Opera House

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
3 and 7 pm
MCYO
With Nurit Bar-Josef and Jonathan Carney, violins
Music Center at Strathmore

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Festive Baroque
University of Maryland Chamber Singers
Clarice Smith Center

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Music by Vivaldi, Bach
George Washington Masonic Temple (Alexandria, Va.)

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Jennifer Frautschi (violin) and John Blacklow (piano)
Phillips Collection

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great?
With Rob Kapilow, lecturer
Music by Dvořák
National Museum of Natural History

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Great Noise Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
7 pm
Curtis On Tour
Jason Vieaux (guitar) and Roberto Diaz (viola)
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theatre, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

December 9, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 11, 2012 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Fine Arts Quartet
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 12, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Joseph Smith, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 12, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Vinson Cole, tenor
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 13, 2012 (Thu)
6:30 pm
Matthias Pintscher, composer
Phillips Collection

December 14, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 14, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
GMU Center for the Arts

December 15, 2012 (Sat)
2 pm
The Paganini Project
Peter Sheppard-Skærved, violin [FREE]
Library of Congress

December 15, 2012 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
The Passion of Scrooge or A Christmas Carol
Music by Britten, Jon Deak
Smithsonian American Art Museum

December 15, 2012 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 15, 2012 (Sat)
7 pm
U.S. Army Chorus
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

December 15, 2012 (Sat)
8 pm
A Palestrina Christmas
Chantry
St. Bernadette's

December 16, 2012 (Sun)
2 and 5 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 16, 2012 (Sun)
4 pm
Shai Wosner, piano
Phillips Collection

December 16, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Empire Brass with Elisabeth von Trapp, soprano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 16, 2012 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Axelrod String Quartet
Music by Haydn, Barber, Mendelssohn
National Museum of American History

December 18, 2012 (Tue)
8 pm
Miró Quartet and Ricardo Morales, clarinet [FREE]
Library of Congress

December 19, 2012 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Kenneth Slowik, fortepiano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 19, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
18th Street Singers: Christmas Concert
Mansion at Strathmore

December 19, 2012 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 20, 2012 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 21, 2012 (Fri)
2 and 7:30 pm
The Nutcracker
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Lyric Opera House (Baltimore, Md.)

December 21, 2012 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 21, 2012 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 22, 2012 (Sat)
2 and 7:30 pm
Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 22, 2012 (Sat)
2 and 7:30 pm
The Nutcracker
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Lyric Opera House (Baltimore, Md.)

December 22, 2012 (Sat)
2 and 5 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 23, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 23, 2012 (Sun)
2 pm
Folger Consort
Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento
Folger Shakespeare Library

December 23, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Jennifer Lane (soprano) and Kenneth Slowik (fortepiano) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

December 30, 2012 (Sun)
3 pm
Strauss Symphony
New Year's Concert
Embassy of Austria

December 30, 2012 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

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