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Classical Week in Washington (1/8)

And we are back! Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays. 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 2006 Concert Preview and Classical Month in Washington (January), or your opera listening with our Opera Preview, 2005–2006.

Tuesday, January 10, 7:30 pm
Dryden String Quartet
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Tuesday, January 10, 7:30 pm
Mozart Celebration (includes quintet for piano and winds and the K. 452 clarinet sonata)
Washington Musica Viva (with Ben Redwine, clarinet, and soprano Elizabeth Kluegel)
Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum (Bethesda, Md.)

Thursday, January 12, 7 pm; Friday, January 13, 8 pm; Saturday, January 14, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra, with conductor James Conlon
Mozart's Linz Symphony and Wagner's Die Walküre, Act I
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Thursday, January 12, 8 pm; Friday, January 13, 8 pm; Saturday, January 14, 11 am
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Marin Alsop and pianist Piotr Anderszewski Leon Fleisher
Music by Rouse, Dvořák, Mozart
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

Saturday, January 14, 1:30 pm
A Mozart Celebration (excerpts of historic radio broadcasts)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast

Saturday, January 14, 7 pm; Sunday, January 15, 7 pm
Vive Mozart! (selection of classic arias from Mozart's operas)
Opera Bel Cantanti
La Maison Française

Saturday, January 14, 7:30 pm
Christina Jennings, flute, with pianist Lura Johnson
The Mansion at Strathmore

Saturday, January 14, 8 pm
JCC Symphony Orchestra, with Vassilis Varvaresos, piano (Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1)
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

Sunday, January 15, 3 pm
Richard Spece, clarinet and Alexander Paley, piano
The Mansion at Strathmore

Sunday, January 15, 3 pm
Modern Musick, with Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Handel Cantatas and Concertos
St. Mark's, Capitol Hill

Sunday, January 15, 5 pm
Mark Crayton, countertenor and James Janssen, harpsichord
Phillips Collection

Sunday, January 15, 6:30 pm
Howard University Choir (J. Weldon Norris, conductor)
National Gallery of Art

Sunday, January 15, 7:30 pm
Vassilis Varvaresos, piano
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

——» Go to the last schedule, for the week of January 1.

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