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Classical Week in Washington (3/12)

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 (March), or your opera listening with our Opera Preview 2006.

Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 pm
Dora Seres, flute
Young Concert Artists Series
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 pm (pre-concert lecture by Dr. Peter Casarella, 6:30 pm)
Manuel de Falla and the Music of Faith (music by Victoria, Soler, and de Falla)
Post-Classical Ensemble, with soprano Rosa Lamoreaux [FREE]
Virginia Theological Seminary, Lettie Pate Auditorium (3737 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Va.)

Thursday, March 16, 7 pm; Friday, March 17, 8 pm; Saturday, March 18, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra with Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
[Free performance by members of the NSO, Saturday, March 18, 6 pm, Millennium Stage]

Thursday, March 16, 8 pm; Friday, March 17, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with Emanuel Ax, piano
Yardumian's Armenian Suite, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9, and Stravinsky's Petrouchka
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)
[Same program, without the Yardumian piece, as a Casual Concert on Saturday, March 18, 11 am]

Thursday, March 16, to Sunday, March 19
Mozart, Così Fan Tutte
Directed by Cindy Oxberry, conducted by Kate Tamarkin
Hartke Theatre
Catholic University of America

Friday, March 17, 8 pm
Mezzo-sopranos Margaret Lattimore, Stephanie Novacek, and Mary Phillips, with flutist Eugenia Zukerman [FREE]
Song cycles of Ricky Ian Gordon and Jake Heggie (also songs by Bernstein and Sondheim)
Library of Congress

Saturday, March 18, 1:30 pm
Tchaikovsky, Mazeppa
With Olga Guryakova and Larissa Diadkova, conducted by Valery Gergiev
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast

Saturday, March 18, 2 pm
Roberto Cominati, piano
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater (WPAS)

Saturday, March 18, 8 pm
Francis Poulenc Trio
Embassy Series
Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Saturday, March 18, 8 pm
National Philharmonic: Famous Opera Choruses
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, March 18, 8 pm
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, with cellist Zuill Bailey
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)

Sunday, March 19, 2 pm
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Music by Beethoven and Mozart
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Sunday, March 19, 3 pm
Chamber music and jazz by Washington composers, with Holly Bass, poet
Washington Musica Viva
Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H Street NE)

Sunday, March 19, 5 pm
Michael Sheppard, piano [FREE, with admission to museum]
Phillips Collection

Sunday, March 19, 5:30 pm
Jordi Savall with Hesperion XXI
The Paul and Barbara Krieger Early Music Concert
Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, Md.)

Sunday, March 19, 6:30 pm
Egidius Kwartet [FREE]
17th-century Dutch music for vocal quartet
National Gallery of Art

——» Go to the previous schedule, for the week of March 5.

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