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Classical Month in Washington (April)

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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!

April 1, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities: Martin Scorsese
National Endowment for the Humanities
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 1, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Yo Kosuge, piano
S&R Foundation Overtures Concert Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 2, 2013 (Tue)
12:10 pm
Noontime Cantata: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden, BWV 6
Washington Bach Consort
Church of the Epiphany

April 3, 2013 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Crowden School Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 3, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Mason Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

April 4, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Hugh Wolff (conductor) and Emanuel Ax (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 4, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Kristin Lee, violin
Mansion at Strathmore

April 4, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Windscape Quartet
Clarice Smith Center

April 4, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Ivo Kaltchev, piano
Catholic University

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
7 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Fantasia screened with live music
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
7 pm
Le Choeur des Armaillis de la Gruyère
With 18th Street Singers
Lansbergh Theater

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Hugh Wolff (conductor) and Emanuel Ax (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Gabriel Kahane (composer) and Timothy Andres (piano) [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Peter Kolkay (bassoon), Alexandra Nguyen (piano), and Deirdre Chadwick (oboe)
Barns at Wolf Trap

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and Choirs
Music Center at Strathmore

April 5, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Markus Placci, violin
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
11 am
Peter and the Wolf
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Bob Brown Puppets
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Fantasia screened with live music
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
3:30 pm
Winners of Feder Memorial String Competition [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Hugh Wolff (conductor) and Emanuel Ax (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
Music Center at Strathmore

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
A Far Cry
Dumbarton Concerts

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Hermitage Piano Trio
Candlelight Concert Society
Smith Theater, Howard Community College (Columbia, Md.)

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
University of Maryland Chorale and Chamber Singers
Clarice Smith Center

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Markus Placci, violin
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

April 6, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Orlando Roman, guitar [FREE]
Washington Conservatory of Music
Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church (Bethesda, Md.)

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Clancy Newman (cello) and Noreen Cassidy Polera (piano) [FREE]
National Academy of Sciences

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach Sinfonia
Cultural Arts Center (Silver Spring, Md.)

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Illuminare
Falls Church (Falls Church, Va.)

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Washington National Cathedral

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Amphion Quartet
Phillips Collection

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Amadeus Concerts
St. Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Pavel Haas Calder Quartet
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
6 pm
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
Washington Concert Opera
Lisner Auditorium

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
6 pm
What Makes It Great: Schumann Piano Quintet
Musicians from Curtis Institute of Music
Lecture-performance with Rob Kapilow
National Museum of Natural History

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Danielle DeSwert Hahn, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 7, 2013 (Sun)
7 pm
András Schiff, piano
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

April 8, 2013 (Mon)
8 pm
Diana Damrau, soprano
Washington National Opera Celebrity Concert Series
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

April 9, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Mixed Repertory Program (Bizet, Purcell, Shostakovich)
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 9, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Gülsin Onay, piano
Embassy Series
Residence of Turkish Ambassador

April 10, 2013 (Wed)
12:10 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 10, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Mixed Repertory Program (Bizet, Purcell, Shostakovich)
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 11, 2013 (Thu)
1:30 pm
Bach Cantata Series [FREE]
Wachet auf, BWV 140
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

April 11, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 11, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
International Contemporary Ensemble
Atlas Performing Arts Center

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
7 pm
Frances-Marie Uitti (cello) and Ayman Fanous (guitar and bouzouki)
Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Christophe Rousset, harpsichord
La Maison Française

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Idomeneo
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Cameron Carpenter, organ
Music Center at Strathmore

April 12, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Folger Consort
Vienna: Music for Maximilian
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 13, 2013 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 13, 2013 (Sat)
2 pm
Christophe Rousset, harpsichord [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 13, 2013 (Sat)
3 pm
Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello) and Noreen Polera (piano) [FREE]
Baltimore Museum of Art

April 13, 2013 (Sat)
5 and 8 pm
Folger Consort
Vienna: Music for Maximilian
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 13, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
1:30 pm
Adam, Le Corsaire
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Folger Consort
Vienna: Music for Maximilian
Folger Shakespeare Library

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Mozart, Idomeneo
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Robert DiLutis (clarinet) and Mayron Tsong (piano) [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
James Litzelman, piano
Catholic University

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Piano Society of Greater Washington [FREE]
Calvary Lutheran Church (Silver Spring, Md.)

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Maurizio Pollini, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Phillips Camerata
Phillips Collection

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
5 pm
Choral Arts Society of Washington
National Presbyterian Church

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
5 pm
Capital City Symphony
Puccini, La Bohème (excerpts)
Atlas Performing Arts Center

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Benjamin Sheen, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
6:30 pm
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 14, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Carter Brey (cello) and Gabriela Martinez (piano)
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 15, 2013 (Mon)
5:30 pm
Chamber Music Showcase [FREE]
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

April 16, 2013 (Tue)
7 pm
Chamber Music Showcase [FREE]
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

April 16, 2013 (Tue)
8 pm
Dresden Staatskapelle
With Christian Thielemann (music director) and Lisa Batiashvili (violin)
WPAS
Music Center at Strathmore

April 17, 2013 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Nima Sarkekich, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 17, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 17, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Rafal Bartminski (tenor) and George Peachey (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Poland

April 17, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Stile Antico [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 17, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
New Music at Maryland [FREE]
University of Maryland School of Music
Clarice Smith Center

April 18, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Idomeneo
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 18, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Pavel Haas Keller Quartet [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 18, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Wagner
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 18, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Antonio Di Cristofano, piano
Catholic University

April 19, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 19, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 19, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 19, 2013 (Fri)
8:15 pm
BSO: Off the Cuff
Wagner: A Composer Fit for a King
Music Center at Strathmore

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
5 pm
21st Century Consort
Smithsonian American Art Museum

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
7 pm
BSO: Off the Cuff
Wagner: A Composer Fit for a King
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Mozart, Idomeneo
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Handel, Belshazzar [FREE]
Gallery Voices and Smithsonian Concerto Grosso
Freer Gallery of Art

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Wendy Waller, soprano
IBIS Chamber Music
Music by Strauss, Schoenberg, Korngold
Belmont Mansion

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Left Bank Concert Society and Patricia Green, soprano [FREE]
Library of Congress

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
With Gabriel Kahane
Clarice Smith Center

April 20, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Gregory Spears, Paul’s Case!
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Arlington, Va.)

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro
Virginia Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Gregory Spears, Paul’s Case!
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Arlington, Va.)

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Puccini, La Bohème
Maryland Opera Studio
Clarice Smith Center

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Opera Bel Cantanti
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Xun Pan, piano
Catholic University

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Music by Mozart
George Washington Masonic Temple (Alexandria, Va.)

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rouse, Wagner
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
City Choir of Washington
Washington National Cathedral

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Phillips Collection

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Heather Bingham, soprano [FREE]
Jeffrey Grayson Gates, baritone
Vocal Arts D.C.
Washington Conservatory of Music
Glen Echo Park

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Mykola Suk, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 21, 2013 (Sun)
7 pm
Ray Chen, violin
Dumbarton Oaks

April 22, 2013 (Mon)
8 pm
Ray Chen, violin
Dumbarton Oaks

April 24, 2013 (Wed)
12:10 pm
Duo Leroy-Moubarak [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 24, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Evgeny Kissin, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 24, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
UMd Repertoire Orchestra [FREE]
Debussy, La Saulaie
Clarice Smith Center

April 25, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jaap van Zweden (conductor) and Andreas Haefliger (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 25, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Christine Brewer, soprano
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 25, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Marian Anderson Quartet
Mansion at Strathmore

April 25, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gilbert Varga (conductor) and Midori (violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 26, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Beyond the Score: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 26, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gilbert Varga (conductor) and Midori (violin)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

April 26, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Gregory Spears, Paul’s Case!
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Arlington, Va.)

April 26, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Mozart, The Magic Flute
Mason Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson Quartet
National Museum of Natural History

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Rafał Blechacz, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
Cantate Chamber Singers
Music by Purcell, Britten
St. John's Norwood Parish (Chevy Chase, Md.)

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
7:30 pm
CUA University Singers, Chamber Choir
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Jaap van Zweden (conductor) and Andreas Haefliger (piano)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Gilbert Varga (conductor) and Midori (violin)
Music Center at Strathmore

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Gregory Spears, Paul’s Case!
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Arlington, Va.)

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Mozart, The Magic Flute
Mason Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 27, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Nikolay Khozyainov, piano [FREE]
Winner of Dublin Piano Competition
Washington Conservatory of Music
Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church (Bethesda, Md.)

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
1:30 and 4 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert
Viva Violins: From Baby Talk to Mozart
Kennedy Center Family Theater

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
Matthew Grills, tenor
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Winner
Washington Performing Arts Society
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
2 pm
James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Lecture
Michael Puryear
Renwick Gallery

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach, B Minor Mass
Washington Bach Consort
National Presbyterian Church

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Stefani Collins, violin
Phillips Collection

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Mozart, The Magic Flute
Mason Opera
GMU Center for the Arts

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Concerts
Amadeus Orchestra and Fairfax Choral Society
Saint Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Christopher Dekker, organ
Washington National Cathedral

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
6:30 pm
Katherine Chi, piano [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
7 pm
Gregory Spears, Paul’s Case!
UrbanArias
Artisphere (Arlington, Va.)

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Axelrod String Quartet
National Museum of American History

April 28, 2013 (Sun)
8 pm
Jose Ramos Santana, piano
Catholic University

April 29, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 29, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
CUA Symphony Orchestra
Catholic University, Hartke Theater

April 30, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Andrew Tyson, piano
Young Concert Artists
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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