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Classical Week in Washington (1/29)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays, at the same time as my Classical Music Agenda for 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 winter concert schedule with our 2006 Concert Preview and Classical Month in Washington (February), or your opera listening with our Opera Preview 2006.

Monday, January 30, 7:30 pm
James Conlon, in conversation with Joe Banno, about operas on Shakespeare
Words on Will lecture series
Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E. Capitol Street SE)

Tuesday, January 31, 7:30 pm
Calder Quartet (WPAS)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Thursday, February 2, 7 pm
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Music by Liszt, Debussy, Chabrier, Ravel
Cosponsored by the International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron
Rosslyn Spectrum Theater (1611 N. Kent St., Rosslyn, Va.)

Thursday, February 2, 8 pm
Chamber Music of Roger Reynolds (winner of Pulitzer Prize, 1989)
Library of Congress

Thursday, February 2, 7 pm; Friday, February 3, 8 pm; Saturday, February 4, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra, with Choral Arts Society, in world premiere of Roberto Sierra's Missa Latina
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Friday, February 3, 8 pm (Pre-concert lecture by Robin Rausch, 6:15 pm)
Cuarteto Casals (winner of the Yehudi Menuhin First Prize at the 2000 London International String Quartet Competition)
Music by Arriaga, Mozart, Zemlinsky
Library of Congress

Friday, February 3, 8 pm
Alan Held, bass-baritone, and Kim Pensinger Witman, piano
Wolf Trap

Saturday, February 4, 1 pm
Metropolitan Opera National Council Middle Atlantic Regional Auditions
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Saturday, February 4, 1:30 pm
Alfano, Cyrano de Bergerac
Sondra Radvanovsky and Plácido Domingo Antonio Barasorda
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast

Saturday, February 4, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Günther Herbig
Bruckner's ninth symphony and Mozart's third horn concerto
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, February 4, 8 pm
Ahn Trio (music by Kenji Bunch, Michael Nyman, Chick Corea, and David Bowie)
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)

Saturday, February 4, 8 pm
Dawn Upshaw, Kronos Quartet, the Andalucian Dogs
Music by Osvaldo Golijov, including Ayre
Lincoln Center, Rose Theater (New York, N.Y.)

Sunday, February 5, 2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players (Brahms trio, Poulenc sextet, and Beethoven septet)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Sunday, February 5, 3 pm
The Brilliance of Bach: Chamber Music Majesty (The Musical Offering, the Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Major and the Triple Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord)
Washington Bach Consort
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center (Alexandria, Va.)

Sunday, February 5, 4:30 pm
Contemporary Music Forum
Music by Robert Gibson, Anthony Villa, Matthew Burtner, Mark Kuss, Stephen Paulus
Corcoran Gallery of Art

Sunday, February 5, 5 pm
Verdehr Trio (piano, clarinet, violin)
Phillips Collection [FREE, with price of admission to the museum]

Sunday, February 5, 6:30 pm
Mozart Piano Quartet (all-Mozart program in conjunction with Mozart on the Mall concert series)
National Gallery of Art

——» Go to the previous schedule, for the week of January 22.

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