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Classical Month in Washington (March)

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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!

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips
Mozart, Requiem
Weinberg Center for the Arts (Frederick, Md.)

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Parker String Quartet
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Previn, A Streetcar Named Desire
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Postclassical Ensemble
Dvořák and America
Clarice Smith Center

March 1, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Jessica Rivera, soprano
Music by Lutoslawski, Frank, Schumann
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
2 pm
Paul Lewis, piano [FREE]
Music by Schubert
Library of Congress

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Armonia Nova
Medieval sacred music
St Mark's, Capitol Hill

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
With Baroque chamber orchestra and electronics
GWU School of Music
Jack Morton Theater, George Washington University

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Pacifica String Quartet
Music by Haydn, Shostakovich, Ravel
Kreeger Museum

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Leipzig String Quartet
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips
Mozart, Requiem
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Elena Urioste, violin
Music Center at Strathmore

March 2, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Jessica Rivera, soprano
Music by Lutoslawski, Frank, Schumann
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Previn, A Streetcar Named Desire
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Susanna Phillips
Mozart, Requiem
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society
Music by Janáček, Moravec, Dvořák
Reston Community Center (Reston, Va.)

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
With Baroque chamber orchestra and electronics
GWU School of Music
Jack Morton Theater, George Washington University

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Matthew Lipman, viola
Phillips Collection

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Alain Lefèvre, piano
Mansion at Strathmore

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Washington Master Chorale
Music by McCullough, Effinger, Hailstork
National Presbyterian Church

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Calidore String Quartet
Saint Francis Church, Great Falls

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Charles Tomkins, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (violin) and Anne-Marie McDermott (piano)
With the Parker Quartet
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 3, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra
Renwick Gallery

March 4, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) and Bengt Forsberg (piano)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 4, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
With Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 4, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
University of Maryland Wind Ensemble [FREE]
With U.S. Air Force Band
Clarice Smith Center

March 5, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 6, 2013 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Bianca Garcia (flute) and Michael Lodico (organ) [FREE]
St. John's, Lafayette Square

March 7, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 7, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Christoph König, conductor
Strauss, Oboe Concerto (Katherine Needleman, oboe)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 8, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 8, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 8, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Christoph König, conductor
Strauss, Oboe Concerto (Katherine Needleman, oboe)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 8, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
eighth blackbird
Shifted During Flight
Clarice Smith Center

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
3 pm
Screening of D. W. Griffiths, Intolerance [FREE]
With live music by Boister
Freer Gallery of Art

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
Choralis-Ēchos
With Danielle Talamantes (soprano), Kerry Wilkerson (bass)
Washington-Lee H.S. (Arlington, Va.)

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Christoph König, conductor
Strauss, Oboe Concerto (Katherine Needleman, oboe)
Music Center at Strathmore

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Britten, Les Illuminations; Mahler, Symphony No. 7
Clarice Smith Center

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Beethoven Orchestra Bonn
With Louis Lortie, piano
GMU Center for the Arts

March 9, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Carmina
Music by Josquin, Senfl, and others
St. Mary Mother of God

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
1 pm
Danish National Girls Choir [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Music by Joseph Schwantner
Clarice Smith Center

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Left Bank Concert Society [FREE]
Music by Janáček, Moravec, Dvořák
Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Natasha Bogocheck, violin [FREE]
The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Yue Chu, piano
Phillips Collection

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Michael Bauer, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great? Mozart, Symphony No. 41
Peabody Chamber Orchestra
Lecture-performance by Rob Kapilow
WPAS
National Museum of Natural History

March 10, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Borromeo String Quartet
Music by Beethoven
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

March 11, 2013 (Mon)
7 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 12, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 12, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 12, 2013 (Tue)
8 pm
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

March 13, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Trio con Brio Copenhagen
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 13, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Lakmé
Peabody Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

March 13, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Mendelssohn, Elijah
Music Center at Strathmore

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Musicians from Marlboro II [FREE]
Music by Haydn, Schoenberg, Schumann
Freer Gallery of Art

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Curtis Chamber Orchestra
With Jaime Laredo and Jennifer Koh, violins
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Lakmé
Peabody Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
CUA School of Music
Hartke Theater, CUA

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Organ Symphony / Poulenc, Organ Concerto
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
NOW Ensemble
Mansion at Strathmore

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Lakmé
Peabody Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
CUA School of Music
Hartke Theater, CUA

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort
Irish music
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Chatham Baroque
Barns at Wolf Trap

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
8:15 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Organ Symphony
Music Center at Strathmore

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
3 pm
Alina Ibragimova (violin) and Cédric Tiberghien (piano) [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Folger Consort
Irish music
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Organ Symphony
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Delibes, Lakmé
Peabody Opera
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Ibis Chamber Music Society
Lyon Park Community Center (Arlington, Va.)

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
CUA School of Music
Hartke Theater, CUA

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
McLean Orchestra
Music by Ligeti, Brahms, Beethoven
Oakcrest School (McLean, Va.)

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Folger Consort
Irish music
Folger Shakespeare Library

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
CUA School of Music
Hartke Theater, CUA

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Marek Kudlicki, organ
Washington National Cathedral

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
7 pm
Škampa Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Organ Symphony / Poulenc, Organ Concerto
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
James Galway, flute
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 18, 2013 (Mon)
7 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 18, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Washington International Competition for Voice [FREE]
Friday Morning Music Club
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 18, 2013 (Mon)
8 pm
Škampa Quartet
Dumbarton Oaks

March 18, 2013 (Mon)
8 pm
Roomful of Teeth (vocal octet)
Atlas Center

March 20, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 20, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mattias Jacobsson, guitar
Bach, lute suites
Mansion at Strathmore

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Ori Kam, viola
S&R Foundation Overtures Concert Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Court-Circuit
Music by Manoury, Reynolds, Hurel
La Maison Française

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Ralitza Patcheva, piano
CUA School of Music

March 22, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
UrbanArias
Kahane, Craigslistlieder
Mansion at Strathmore

March 22, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor) and Simon Trpčeski (piano)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 11
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 22, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Thomas Mastroianni, piano
CUA School of Music

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
National Museum of Natural History

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Jeanine De Bique (soprano) and Christopher Cano (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Trinidad-Tobago

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
San Francisco Symphony
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor) and Simon Trpčeski (piano)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 11
Music Center at Strathmore

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Concert Artists of Baltimore
Beethoven, Mass in C
Friedberg Hall, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Md.)

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert
Tchaikovsky Discovers America
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Bellini, Norma
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Amit Peled, cello
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor) and Simon Trpčeski (piano)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 11
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
American Youth Philharmonic
With Ahn Trio
GMU Center for the Arts

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Phillips Camerata
Phillips Collection

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Bach, St. John Passion
Washington National Cathedral

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Mozart, piano quartets
Smithsonian Castle

March 26, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 27, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 28, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Marek Janowski (conductor) and Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 28, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 28, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Marialena Fernandes and Ranko Marković, piano duo [FREE]
Music by Schubert, Rihm, Schoenberg
Austrian Embassy

March 29, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 29, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Marek Janowski (conductor) and Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 30, 2013 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 30, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Marek Janowski (conductor) and Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 31, 2013 (Sun)
1:30 pm
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House

March 31, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Jeremy Filsell, organ
Washington National Cathedral

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