Tuesday, October 19, 2004

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

DAR Constitution Hall

18th and D streets NW. 202/432-SEAT.

• Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24. $66.

Institute of Musical Traditions



Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, 10309 New Hampshire Ave. $12-$15. 301/754-3611.

• Si Kahn, John McCutcheon, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Oct. 25. 8 p.m.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage. F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. All performances are free and begin at 6 p.m. 202/467-4600.

• Bob Vigoda Trio. 6 p.m. Oct. 23. Free.

• Amark. 6 p.m. Oct. 25. Free.

• Richard Miller and Alejandro Montesdeoca. 6 p.m. Oct. 26. Free.

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

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

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

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. Karen Ashbrook leads young people’s session 7-8:30 p.m. second Monday of each month through December.

O’Faolain’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

20921 Davenport Drive, Sterling. 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 that 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.

CLASSICAL

The Church of the Epiphany

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

• Ensemble Gaudior. 12:10 p.m. Oct. 26. Free.

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University Boulevard and Adelphi Road, College Park. 301/405-ARTS.

• Huntington Brass Quintet. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $7-$30.

• Washington Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute Workshops. 8 p.m. Oct. 22; 3 and 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $7-$35.

• The English Concert. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. $7-$45.

• University of Maryland Repertoire Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Free.

• Guarneri String Quartet. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Free.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Concert Hall, Main campus, Braddock and Chain Bridge roads, Fairfax. 703/218-6500 tickets, 703/993-8888 information.

• St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $25-$50.

• Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $30-$50.

• GMU Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. $5-$7.

Kennedy Center

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

• National Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin, conductor and Han-Na Chang, cello. 7 p.m. Oct. 21; 8 p.m. Oct. 22-23. $20-$77.

• WPAS presents Nancy Wilson. 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23. $25-$60.

• WPAS presents Maurizio Pollini. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. $35-$85.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage. F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. All performances are free and begin at 6 p.m. 202/467-4600.

• National Symphony Orchestra Prelude. 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera “Il Trovatore.” Times vary. Select dates Oct. 23-Nov. 13. $45-$290.

National Gallery of Art

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

• New York Chamber Soloists. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Free.

Washington National Cathedral

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

• The Cathedral Choral Society “Verdi Requiem.” 4 p.m. Oct. 24. $20-$55.

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