- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 13, 2008

Alden Theatre

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

• Young Soloists Recital. 3 p.m. March 16.

• The Gerard Edery Ensemble: Flamenco Sepharad. Musicians and guest flamenco dancers in music, song and dance from the Sephardic, Andalusian and Arabic worlds. 8 p.m. March 29. $28, $34.

• Concerts at the Alden Series: NSO Chamber Ensemble. 3 p.m. March 30. Free.

Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

• Capital City Symphony: Choral Hits. With the Capitol Hill Chorale and Daniel Campos, viola. Handel, Brahms, Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky.” 5 p.m. March 30. $12-$23.

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda.

• Coral Cantigas: “Canto y Poesia: Journey of the Soul.” Washington”s best-known Latino chorus with soloists from the University of Maryland School of Music accompanied by local musicians. Choral music and arrangements from Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean; readings of poets from El Salvador, Spain and Mexico. In Spanish and Portuguese with bilingual concert program texts. 7 p.m. March 15. $15-$25, free to children 12 and under. Tickets through 301/424-8296 or www.cantigas.org.

Calvary Baptist Church

755 8th St. NW. 202/347-8355, www.calvarydc.org

• Calvary Presents concert series: Serate Musicale with soprano Joyce Lundy, mezzo-soprano Susan Sevier, harpsichordist Olivia Buxthod, and conductor Cheryl Branham, the Calvary Strings in Scarlatti”s “Stabat Mater.” 7:30 p.m. March 21. No tickets required; donations benefit Capital Hospice. www.seratemusicale.com

Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. Tuesday Concert Series performances 12:10-1 p.m. Free; donations requested for artists. 202/347-2635, www.epiphanydc.org

• Levine School Annual Guitarfest. David Russell, award-winning classical guitarist. 8 p.m. March 15, 6 p.m. March 16. $25, $45. Tickets 202/686-8000, ext. 1051, or www.levineschool.org.

• Levine School Faculty Program. “World Sounds Downtown.” Ko’mm Duo, percussion. March 18.

• Duo Savignon. Cecilia Dunoyer, piano; Julie Savignon, violin. March 25.

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

• Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR): “One Loss Plus.” Acclaimed young violinist in his own multimedia composition, with Wynne Bennett, piano. Kay Theatre. 8 p.m. March 13. $7, $35.

• UM School of Music: Guarneri String Quartet, open rehearsal. Gildenhorn Recital Hall. 5 p.m. April 30. Free.

Dumbarton Church

3133 Dumbarton St. NW. Tickets $26, $30 with $2 service charge through the Web site. 202/965-2000, www.dumbartonconcerts.org

• Amelia Piano Trio: East Meets West. Lu Pei’s “Songs of Consonance” for erhu, pipa and piano trio; Bach’s “Andante” from the Double Violin Concerto arranged for erhu and piano trio; Ravel’s Piano Trio in A Minor. 8 p.m. March 15.

Friday Morning Music Club

Various venues. All concerts free. 703/228-7710, www.fmmc.org

• Lunchtime Chamber Concert. Haydn; Bononcini, Carissimi, d’Astorg, Marcello; Krommer. Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Noon-1 p.m. March 27. Free.

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Hammer Auditorium (New York Avenue entrance), 17th Street and New York Avenue NW. 202/639-1700, 202/639-1770, www.corcoran.org

• Acoustic Americana with Dead Men’s Hollow. American traditional songs with a serving of originals. 7 p.m. March 6. $20, $25.

• The Jupiter String Quartet. The Boston-based ensemble plays Mendelssohn, Britten and Brahms. 8 p.m. March 28. $45, $55.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

• Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra: The Eroica Effect. Andrew Manze, conductor. Mozart’s Overture to “The Magic Flute,” Beethoven”s Symphony No. 3. 7 p.m. March 30. $25-$50.

Harman Center for the Arts

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

• WPAS: Sergey Khachatryan, violin, with Lusine Khachatryan, piano. The acclaimed Armenian brother and sister team in their 20s. Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich. 7:30 p.m. March 18. $29.

• Washington Bach Consort: “The Many Moods of Bach.” Motet, suite, cantata, Sonata No. 2 in A Major for Violin and Harpsichord, Mass in A Major. 3 p.m. March 30. $35-$55.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO: Hans Graf conducting, with Alban Gerhardt, cello: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev. 7 p.m. March 13, 8 p.m. March 14 and 15. $20-$80.

• The Choral Arts Society of Washington: Dvorak’s “Stabat Mater.” 3 p.m. March 16. $15-$65.

• NSO: Mark Elder conducting, with Louis Lortie, piano: Prokofiev. 7 p.m. March 27; 8 p.m. March 28 and 29. $20-$80.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. Free. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Members of the Kindler Cello Society — named after Hans Kindler, the founder and long-time conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra — perform with special guest Alban Gerhardt. March 15.

• McDowell Intermediate High School Orchestra, of Erie, Pa. Works by Bach and Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as selections from “Phantom of the Opera.” March 18.

• Sho Asano. Featured in the documentary “The Birth of California Shamisen,” the young performer is skilled in the playing of the Japanese shamisen, a three-stringed instrument. March 21.

• Classical Guitar Competitors: Winners of the three age divisions of the John and Susie Beatty Competition for Classical Guitar, as well as the Grand Prize winner (if different from the division winners), and the Barrios Prize winner perform in recital. March 22.

• Lecture: Washington National Opera Insight Lecture Series: Exploring Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” running March 29-April 13 in the Opera House. March 24.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera: “The Flying Dutchman.” Wagner’s retelling of the legend of the sea captain fated to sail the seas until redeemed by a woman’s love. 7 p.m. March 15 and April 5 and 7; 7:30 p.m. March 20, 25 and April 2 and 10; 2 p.m. March 30. March 15-30. $45-$300. Some performances sold out.

• Washington National Opera: “Rigoletto.” Verdi’s court jester is undone by a curse and misdirected revenge. 7 p.m. March 29, 31 and April 12; 7:30 p.m. April 1, 3, 8 and 9; 2 p.m. April 6 and 13. March 29-April 13. $45-$300. Some performances sold out.

Levine School of Music

SE Campus at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. 202/686-8000, www.levineschool.org

• Piano Series: “Great American Composers.” Levine faculty-artist pianist Krysta Hawkley presents short masterpieces by composers who were influenced by jazz, American folk music and musical theater, including Gershwin, Copland and Bolcom. 7 p.m. March 13. $10-$25 by phone or through the Web site.

• “Jazz From Every Angle.” Innovative jazz compositions by well-known Washington composer/pianist Jeffrey Chappell. Part of Family Day at THEARC. 2 p.m. March 30. Free and open to the public. Concert reservations required through 202/610-2036.

The Library of Congress

Concerts at the Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE unless otherwise noted. All performances 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All free, but unless otherwise noted tickets required through Ticketmaster, with $2-$3.50 service charge, at 202/397-7328, 703/573-7328 or ticketmaster.com. For information: 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664, www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/0708-schedule.html

• Two Faces of Mexican Music festival: Cuarteto Latinoamericano. Prize-winning chamber music players in the complete string quartets by Revueltas and the String Quartet No. 3 by Chavez. March 13.

• Two Faces of Mexican Music festival: Post-Classical Ensemble with Eugenia Leon, vocalist, and Angel Gil-Ordonez, music director. Heritage group in chamber music, poetry, and popular song celebrating Revueltas, known as Mexico’s revolutionary 20th-century “sound muralist.” March 14.

• Two Faces of Mexican Music festival: For other events, see Mexican Music Festival listing in Lectures/Readings/Films.

The Lyceum

201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. 703/838-4994, www.alexandriahistory.org

• Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Artist of the Year Recital: Kathy Hankins, soprano; Gillian Cookson, piano. Mozart, Handel, Massenet, Gershwin, Ellington, Previn. 7:30 p.m. March 22. Reception follows. $25 (includes cost of reception) at the door or through 703/528-1433 or www.novaopera.org.

National Gallery of Art

Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. West Building Main Floor, West Garden Court unless otherwise noted. All concerts at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All free; admission first-come, first-served beginning one-half hour before concert time. 202/842-6941, www.nga.gov

• Parisii Quartet with Jerome Correas, baritone, and Emmanuel Strosser, pianist. Faure: “La Bonne chanson.” Companion to the exhibit “In the Forests of Fontainebleau.” March 16.

• Tapestry. Music for female vocal quartet by McAllister, Moody, Rachmaninoff and van Ness. Presented in honor of Women’s History Month. West Building Ground Floor, Lecture Hall. 12:10 p.m. March 19.

• Harvard Glee Club. Music composed for the club’s 150th anniversary and glee club favorites. East Building Concourse, Large Auditorium. 4 p.m. March 23.

• Elina Vahala, violinist; Mika Rannali, pianist. West Building Main Floor, West Garden Court. Copland, Debussy, Faure, Stravinsky. In honor of the exhibit “In the Forest of Fontainebleau.” 6:30 p.m. March 30.

St. John’s Church Norwood Parish

6701 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase.

• Cantate Chamber Singers. MacMillan’s “Seven Last Words From the Cross”; Schutz’ “Auferstehungshistorie.” 8 p.m. March 15. $30; $15 students. 301/986-1799, www.cantate.org.

St. Luke Catholic Church

7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean (one-half mile inside the Beltway on Route 193). Concert information: 703/759-5334, www.amadeusconcerts.com

• John Eaton, piano: “Gershwin and Friends.” 4 p.m. March 30. $20. Students under 18 free.

• The Amadeus Orchestra: “La Belle France.” 4 p.m. April 27. $30. Students under 18 free.

• Emerging Artist Showcase: John Chen, piano. 4 p.m. May 18. $20. Students under 18 free.

Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center

Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703/845-6156, www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter

• The Washington Cultural Group Fund: Valentina Listisa, piano. Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Schumann, Thalberg, Liszt. 8 p.m. March 28. $10-$40. 703/832-1558, www.valentinalisitsa.com

• Fairfax Choral Society. “Bravo Bernstein: Music for Synagogue, Stage and Screen.” The Chichester Psalms; selections from “Mass,” “Candide,” “West Side Story.” 8 p.m. March 29. $25-$35. 703/642-3277, www.fairfaxchoralsociety.org

• U.S. Marine Band Chamber Orchestra. Wagner, Weber, Rubenstein, Chopin, Herbert, Liszt, Sousa. 2 p.m. March 30, May 4, June 14. Free. No tickets required. 202/433-4011, www.marineband.usmc.mil

Strathmore: The Mansion

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

• Sara Daneshpour, piano. 7:30 p.m. March 27. $26.

Strathmore: The Music Center

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

• National Philharmonic: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Stan Engebretson, conductor, and soloists. 8 p.m. March 15. $29-$79. Children 7-17 free; call 301/581-5100.

• WPAS: Alfred Brendel, piano. Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert. 8 p.m. March 17. All seats sold out.

• Virginia Grand Military Band. March 23. Free.

• BSO Classical Saturdays: Andre Watts. Dvorak, Brahms. 8 p.m. March 29. $21-$84.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6200, 877/ 537-2228, www.cathedral.org

• Bach: “St. John Passion.” Cathedral Choir and Baroque orchestra under the direction of Michael McCarthy. Soloists Elizabeth Weigle, Roger Isaacs, Aaron Sheehan, Bobb Robinson, Ole Hass, James Shaffran. 4 p.m. March 16. $22-$82.

• Easter Day organ recital: Cathedral organists. 5 p.m. March 23. Free.

• Organ recital: Dame Gillian Weir, United Kingdom. 5 p.m. April 6. Free.

Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church

One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Concert information at 301/320-2770, www.washingtonconservatory.org

• Washington Conservatory of Music Concerts for the Nation’s Capital: Pianist and composer Haskell Small in the world premiere of his “Lullaby of War,” six war poems for piano and narrator, and Schubert’s Sonata in G Major. Narrators are retired Brig. Gen. W. Leon Goodson, USAF, and Maryn Goodson. 8 p.m. March 15. Free. Donations at the door.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/255-1900, 703/255-1868, www.wolftrap.org. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500.

• Shakespeare Remixed: Southeastern Festival of Song. Four Wolf Trap Opera Company veterans in songs, poems, and riffs on some of Shakespeare’s most memorable characters. 8 p.m. March 28. $30.

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