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Classical Week in Washington (10/16)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays, in conjunction with my Classical Music Agenda at DCist. If there are concerts that you would like to see included on our schedule, send your suggestions by e-mail (ionarts at gmail dot com). Plan your fall concert schedule with our Highlights of the Concert Season, Fall 2005, and Classical Month in Washington (October), or your fall opera listening with our Opera Preview, 2005–2006.

Monday, October 17, 8 pm
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra featuring Tan Dun: China New Wave
Kennedy Center, Concert Hall

Tuesday, October 18, 7 pm
Tan Dun's Map Project and China's Endangered Music [FREE]
Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium

Tuesday, October 18, 8 pm
Württemberg Chamber Orchestra with Arabella Steinbacher, violin (Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bruckner) [FREE]
Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium

Wednesday, October 19, 8 pm
Borodin Quartet, 60th Anniversary Tour (Borodin, Beethoven) [FREE]
Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium

Friday, October 21, 7 pm
Silvana Santinelli, piano (music by Spanish-Mexican composer Rodolfo Halffter [1900-1987]) [FREE]
Programs cosponsored by National Museum of Women in the Arts
Cultural Institute of Mexico (2829 16th Street NW), for reservations call (202) 728-1675

Friday, October 21, 8 pm
Jupiter Quartet, with violist Roger Tapping (who will be playing in all of the Mozart quintets at the Corcoran this season)
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Musical Evening Series

Saturday, October 22, 8 pm
Munich Symphony Orchestra with Philippe Entremont, piano
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)

Saturday, October 22, 8 pm
National Philharmonic with Richard Stoltzman, clarinet (Mozart, Clarinet Concerto)
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, October 22, 8 pm
Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Mass in E-Flat
Metropolitan Chorus with 18-member Columbia Flute Choir
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road, Arlington)

Saturday, October 22, 8:15 pm; Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 pm; Friday, October 28, 8:15 pm; Sunday, October 30, 3 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Baltimore Opera

Sunday, October 23, 3 pm [FREE]
On Stage with Washington National Opera (zarzuela and operetta excerpts)
Members of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Program, Washington National Opera
Renwick Gallery, Grand Salon

Sunday, October 23, 3 pm
Washington Musica Viva (music by Scott Wheeler, Maurice Saylor, Steve Reich, and others)
Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St NE)

Sunday, October 23, 4 pm
The Choir of Westminster Abbey (James O'Donnell, Director)
Sacred music by Bach, Byrd, Elgar, Walton and others
Washington National Cathedral

Sunday, October 23, 5 pm
Verdehr Trio (piano, clarinet, violin) [FREE, with admission to museum]
Phillips Collection

Sunday, October 23, 6:30 pm
Takács String Quartet (music by Haydn, Borodin, and Beethoven) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

Sunday, October 23, 7 pm
Midori, violin, and Charles Abramovic, piano (WPAS)
The Music Center at Strathmore

——» Go to last week's schedule, for the week of October 9.

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