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Classical Week in Washington (4/16)

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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 concert schedule farther ahead with our Classical Month in Washington (April).

Monday, April 17, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra/JCC Chamber Music Series
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

Thursday, April 20, 7 pm; Friday, April 21, 8 pm; Saturday, April 22, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor/Julian Rachlin, violin
Music by Beethoven (Sixth Symphony), Prokofiev (second violin concerto), and Stravinsky (Firebird Suite)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Thursday, April 20, 7:30 pm
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Mansion at Strathmore

Thursday, April 20, 8 pm; Friday, April 21, 8 pm
Mendelssohn Piano Trio with Michael Stepniak (viola) and Claudia Chudacoff (cello)
Robert Schumann Festival
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany (4645 Reservoir Road NW)

Thursday, April 20, 5 pm
Alex Ross (of The New Yorker and The Rest Is Noise), “Hitler and Stalin as Music-Lovers”
Peabody Musicology Colloquium
Cohen-Davison Theatre at Peabody (Baltimore, Md.)

Friday, April 21, 7:30 pm; Sunday, April 23, 3 pm; Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 pm; Thursday, April 27, 7:30 pm; Saturday, April 29, 7:30 pm; Sunday, April 30, 3 pm
Cimarosa, Il Matrimonio Segreto
University of Maryland Opera Studio, conducted by Ryan Brown
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Studio (College Park, Md.)

Friday, April 21, 8 pm
Washington Bach Consort [FREE]
Bach's Cantata Es ist das heil uns kommen her, BWV 9, and twentieth-century choral works by American composers
Library of Congress

Friday, April 21, 8 pm
Trio Solisti with David Krakauer, clarinet
Music by Moravec
Barns at Wolf Trap (Vienna, Va.)

Saturday, April 22, 4:30 pm
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (WPAS)
Music by Debussy, Berg Ravel, Mahler, and Wagner
Lulu Suite, with soprano Celena Shafer
Replaced by Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Ravel's Piano Concerto in D Major for Left Hand
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Saturday, April 22, 8 pm
National Philharmonic, with Philip Hosford, piano
Music by Haydn, Salieri, and Mozart
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, April 22, 8:30 pm; Sunday, April 23, 7:30 pm
Jerusalem Quartet
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

Sunday, April 23, 3 pm
The Master Chorale of Washington
Music by Copland and world premiere by Hailstork
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Sunday, April 23, 4:30 pm
Contemporary Music Forum
Music by Frederick Weck, Douglas Boyce, Steve Antosca, and Miroslav Pudlak
Corcoran Gallery of Art

Sunday, April 23, 5 pm
Gregory Sioles with Marcolivia, piano trio
Phillips Collection

Sunday, April 23, 6:30 pm
Piotr Andrszewski, pianist
Music by Bach, Mozart, and Karol Szymanowski
National Gallery of Art


Terry said...

Update: Andrszewski will be performing Bach, Mozart & Beethoven.

Charles T. Downey said...

I noticed that but didn't change it here. What a shame!