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20.3.13

Classical Month in Washington (May)

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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!

May 1, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Charpentier, Actéon
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 1, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Philadelphia Orchestra
With Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) and Hilary Hahn (violin)
WPAS
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 2, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Music by Elgar, Shostakovich
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 2, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Charpentier, Actéon
Opera Lafayette
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 2, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Higdon, Prokofiev, Adams
Music Center at Strathmore

May 3, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Anja Bukovec (violin) and George Peachey (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Slovenia

May 3, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
Music by Shchedrin, Shostakovich, Schnittke
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 3, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Orchestra 2001 [FREE]
With Ann Crumb (soprano), Patrick Mason (baritone)
Music by Crumb, Czernowin
Library of Congress

May 3, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
University of Maryland Symphony and Concert Choir
Music by Stravinsky, Verdi, Adams, Ives
Clarice Smith Center

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
11 am and 1:30 pm
NSO Teddy Bear Concert
Teddy and the Ten Hats
Kennedy Center Family Theater

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
2 pm
Carducci String Quartet
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
2 pm
Gamer Symphony Orchestra [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
3 pm
Aeolus String Quartet [FREE]
Clarice Smith Center

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
Choralis, Alexandria Choral Society
Schlesinger Concert Hall (Alexandria, Va.)

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Meredith Monk, On Behalf of Nature
Clarice Smith Center

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Music by Elgar, Shostakovich
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Higdon, Prokofiev, Adams
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
National Philharmonic
With Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano
Music Center at Strathmore

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
McLean Orchestra
Music by Barber, Ravel, Gershwin

May 4, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Haskell Small, piano [FREE]
Washington Conservatory of Music
Westmoreland Congregational Church (Bethesda, Md.)

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
National Philharmonic
With Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano
Music Center at Strathmore

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Nils Neubert (tenor), Julian Milkis (clarinet), Donald Shore (bassoon), Vera Danchenko-Stern (piano)
Russian Chamber Art Society
Katzen Arts Center at American University

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Bach Sinfonia
Baroque music from South America
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College (Silver Spring, Md.)

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Pomerium
Renaissance polyphony
Phillips Collection

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Evelyne Berezovsky, piano
Châteauville Foundation (Castleton Farms, Va.)

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
5 pm
University of Maryland Wind Symphony
With members of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Music by Mozart, Varèse
Clarice Smith Center

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Ines Maidre, organ
Washington National Cathedral

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
5:30 pm
Alban Gerhardt (cello) and Cecile Licad (piano)
Shriver Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 5, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Music by Beethoven, Purcell, Dohnányi
National Museum of American History

May 6, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Barnabás Kelemen (violin), Péter Bársony (viola), and Melvin Chen (piano)
Embassy Series
Embassy of Hungary

May 6, 2013 (Mon)
8 pm
University of Maryland Percussion Ensemble [FREE]
Music by Xenakis
Clarice Smith Center

May 8, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

May 9, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

May 9, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Mak Grgic, guitar
Mansion at Strathmore

May 10, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

May 10, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Screening of Modern Times with live music
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 10, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Cornelia Herrmann, piano
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

May 10, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Maya Beiser (cello) and Michael Harrison (piano)
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
2 pm
Shai Wosner, piano
WPAS
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
6 pm
Emerson String Quartet
With Paul Watkins, cello
Music by Haydn, Bartók, Schubert
National Museum of Natural History

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Screening of Modern Times with live music
Music Center at Strathmore

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Prince George's Philharmonic
With Michael Mizrahi, piano
Clarice Smith Center

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Chantry
Music by Byrd, Josquin
St. Mary, Mother of God

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

May 11, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
With Cornelia Herrmann, piano
Maryland Hall (Annapolis, Md.)

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
1:30 and 7:30 pm
Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
Washington Ballet
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Screening of Modern Times with live music
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Opera Bel Cantanti
Music by Tchaikovsky (in concert)
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
GMU Center for the Arts

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Martina Filjak, piano
Phillips Collection

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Cathedral Choral Society
Diamond Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II
Music by Handel
Washington National Cathedral

May 13, 2013 (Mon)
7:30 pm
Apollo Ensemble
Jewish Baroque music from Italy, Amsterdam
Pro Musica Hebraica
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 14, 2013 (Tue)
7:30 pm
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
With Crash Ensemble
Music by Golijov, Dennehy
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 15, 2013 (Wed)
7:30 pm
Eugenia Zukerman (flute) and Anthony Newman (harpsichord) [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts

May 17, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Verdi, Rigoletto
Lyric Opera of Baltimore

May 17, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Great Noise Ensemble
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 18, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Chantry
Music by Byrd, Josquin
TBA

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert
C. Brubeck, The Cricket in Times Square
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
3 pm
Verdi, Rigoletto
Lyric Opera of Baltimore

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Zuill Bailey, cello
Phillips Collection

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Amadeus Orchestra
With Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Saint Luke Catholic Church (McLean, Va.)

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
5 pm
Capital City Symphony
Atlas Performing Arts Center

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Richard Spotts, organ
Washington National Cathedral

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
7:30 pm
Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio
JCCGW (Rockville, Md.)

May 22, 2013 (Wed)
8 pm
Attacca String Quartet [FREE]
Music by Janáček, Andres, Beethoven, Adams
Library of Congress

May 23, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Jennifer Koh (violin) and Reiko Uchida (piano) [FREE]
Music by Janáček, Salonen, Schubert, Adams
Library of Congress

May 23, 2013 (Thu)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Carlos Kalmar (conductor) and Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 24, 2013 (Fri)
7:30 pm
Jonathan Floril, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Ecuador

May 24, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
International Contemporary Ensemble [FREE]
With John Adams, conductor
Music by Stravinsky, Schoenberg, di Castri, Adams
Library of Congress

May 24, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Carlos Kalmar (conductor) and Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

May 25, 2013 (Sat)
8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Carlos Kalmar (conductor) and Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
Music Center at Strathmore

May 26, 2013 (Sun)
4 pm
Phillips Camerata
Phillips Collection

May 26, 2013 (Sun)
5:15 pm
Paul Carr, organ
Washington National Cathedral

May 30, 2013 (Thu)
7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With John Adams (conductor) and Jeremy Denk (piano)
Music by Respighi, Ravel, Adams
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 30, 2013 (Thu)
7:30 pm
Chantry
Music by Byrd, Josquin
St. Bernadette's

May 31, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra
With John Adams (conductor) and Jeremy Denk (piano)
Music by Respighi, Ravel, Adams
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

May 31, 2013 (Fri)
8 pm
Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
Filene Center at Wolf Trap

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