- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 30, 2005

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

The Barns at Wolf Trap

1635 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/218-6500.

• Battlefield Band. 8 p.m. March 31. $20.

• John Eaton. 7:30 p.m. April 2. $20.

DAR Constitution Hall

18th and D streets NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• Jill Scott. 8 p.m. April 1. $55.50.

1st Mariner Arena

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 202/432-SEAT.

• “All Things New Tour,” with Steven Curtis Chapman and Chris Tomlin. 7 p.m. April 3. $20-$35.50.

• “Farewell I Tour,” with the Eagles. 7 p.m. April 5. $35-$125.

George Washington University

Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H streets NW. 202/737-4941. For tickets, call 202/994-6800.

• The Blind Boys of Alabama. 8 p.m. April 2. $25-$45.

Institute of Musical Traditions

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. 301/754-3611.

• Bob Zentz with The Pyrates Royale. 7:30 p.m. April 4. $14-$17.

Kennedy Center

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• The Billy Taylor Trio featuring Jon Faddis. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. March 31. $30.

Strathmore Hall

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/530-0540.

• Arturo Sandoval. 7 p.m. April 3. $25-$50.

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS

J. Patrick’s

1371 Andre St., Baltimore. 410/244-8613.

• Laura Byrne and Jimmy Eagan lead 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays. Peter Fitzgerald leads 9 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Beginner session 8-11 p.m. Mondays (no leader).

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. 703/255-1566.

• Young people’s session led by Betsy O’Malley, 1-3:30 p.m. second Sunday of the month. Beginners 1-2 p.m., intermediates 2-3:30 p.m. Contact betsy.omalley@verizon.net

Mrs. O’Leary’s Bar and Restaurant

555 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. 301/947-1993.

• Young people’s session led by Karen Ashbrook second Monday of each month. 7-8:30 p.m. beginners, 8:30-9 p.m. intermediate and advanced. Parents welcome. Contact 301/592-0101, mail@karenashbrook.com

Nanny O’Brien’s Bar

3319 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/686-9189.

• Longest-running Irish session in the area. No designated leader. 8 or 9 p.m. to closing every Monday.

O’Faolain’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

20921 Davenport Drive, Sterling, Va. 703/444-9796.

• Jim Wade and Betsy O’Malley lead. 6-9 p.m. Sundays. Mainly for players of intermediate proficiency. Beginners may attend and are encouraged to tape-record. Contact betsy.omalley@verizon.net

Ri-Ra Pub and Restaurant

4931 Elm St., Bethesda. 301/657-1122.

• Philippe Varlet and Rob Greenway lead. 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Sundays. The first hour is a slower jam so less experienced players may participate. Contact philvar@erols.com.

The Royal Mile Restaurant and Bar

2407 Price Ave., Wheaton. 301/948-4511

• Sessions on the fourth Sunday of each month. Adult session 7 p.m.-closing, led by Dennis Botzer. Children’s session 5-6:30 p.m., led by Mitch Fanning.

CLASSICALMUSIC

Christ Church Episcopal Parish

4001 Franklin St., Kensingston. 301/942-4673.

• Choir of Salisbury Cathedral, “Evensong.” 6 p.m. April 1. Free-will offering.

Embassy of Austria

3524 International Court, NW. 202/625-2361.

• Embassy Series presents, Christopher Hinterhuber, pianist. 8 p.m. April 4. $35.

Levine School of Music

Jane Lang Recital Hall, 2801 Upton St. NW. 202/686-8000, ext. 1101.

• “American Audacity.” Faculty perform progressive and unconventional works by living American composers. 7:30 p.m. April 8. $25-$30.

Library of Congress

Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E. 202/707-5502.

• “Bach Alive in the Nation’s Library.” The Washington Bach Consort. Cantata BWV 10, “Meine Seel’ erhebt den Herren,” Barber’s “Agnus Dei” and other works in the Library archives. 8 p.m. April 15. Free, but tickets required, through Ticketmaster only, with a handling fee. Limit two tickets per person. 800/551-7328.

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772.

• The Washington Bach Consort. 12:10 p.m. April 5. Free.

Kennedy Center

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• National Symphony Orchestra Pops, “An Evening With Barbara Cook.” 7 p.m. March 31; 8 p.m. April 1-2. $20-$77.

• Lang Lang, Piano. 4:30 p.m. April 2. $25-$55.

• National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert, “A Family for Baby Grand.” 1 and 3 p.m. April 3. $15-$18.

Kennedy Center

Opera House, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• Washington National Opera, “The Maid of Orleans.” Times vary. March 31, April 3,5,8,11. $45-$290.

• Washington National Opera, “Die Zauberflote.” Times vary. April 2,4,6,9,12,15,17. $45-$290.

National Gallery of Art

West Building, Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/842-6799.

• Betty Bullock, pianist; Rose Lamoreaux, soprano; French Cabaret concert. 6 p.m. April 3. Free.

St. Columba’s Episcopal Church

4201 Albermarle St., NW. 202/363-4119.

• Choir of Salisbury Cathedral. 7:30 p.m. April 3. $25.

Strathmore Hall

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/530-0540.

• BSO at Strathmore, “Amadeus.” 8 p.m. April 1. Sold Out.

• National Philharmonic, “Exquisite Expression.” 8 p.m. April 2. $25-$65.

• Evgeny Kissin. 8 p.m. April 6. Sold Out.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-5527.

• The Cathedral Choral Society’s annual British Choir Festival with New College Oxford choir. 4 p.m. April 3. $20-$55.

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