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• The New Century Saxophone Quartet. The classics in a whole new way. 7:30 p.m. April 17. $26.
• Strathmore Artist in Residence Angela Taylor, singer-songwriter-flutist. Conservatory training meets alternative rock. With Amy Beth Horman on violin, Miranda Blakeslee on viola, Jason Love on cello, and Rich Radford on acoustic guitar in world premiere of the song “Someday the Sunshine will Return.” 7:30 p.m. April 23. $10.
Strathmore: The Music Center
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org
• WPAS: Emerson String Quartet with Wu Han, piano. Schubert, Janaek, Schumann. 8 p.m. April 16. $35-$60.
• The City Choir of Washington, the Blue Ridge Chorus, the Shenandoah Conservatory Choir, Children’s Chorus of Washington and soloists: Monteverdi’s Vespers. Robert Shafer conducts the sacred work. 8 p.m. April 17. $21-$55.
• WPAS: Leif Ove Andsnes, piano. Schubert, Grieg, Debussy. 8 p.m. April 22. $35-$70.
• BSO: Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano. Yardumian, Prokofiev and Berlioz’ “Symphonie fantastique.” 8 p.m. April 24. $21-$84.
Washington National Cathedral
Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6200, 877/ 537-2228, www.cathedral.org
• Organ recital: David Hurd, New York City. April 20. Free.
Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church
Washington Conservatory of Music Concerts for the Nation’s Capital. One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Concerts free; donations accepted. Concert information at 301/320-2770, www.washingtonconservatory.org
• Sergio Tiempo Piano Master Class. Former Argentine-Venezuelan child prodigy in piano will coach three young musicians in works by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff. Presented in conjunction with the Washington Performing Arts Society. 6:30-8 p.m. April 14. Free and open to the public.
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