- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 9, 2005

CLASSICAL

The Church of the Epiphany

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

• Music of China: Min Su, PiPa. 12:10 p.m. Feb. 15. 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.

• Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” Virginia Opera. 8 p.m. Feb. 11; 2 p.m. Feb. 13. $44-$84.

Kennedy Center

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

• National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Mary Phillips, mezzo-soprano; Lynn Harrell, cello. 7 p.m. Feb. 10; 8 p.m. Feb. 11-12. $20-$77.

• King’s Singers. 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12. $25-$55.

• Prague Symphony Orchestra. 4 p.m. Feb. 13. $35-$85.

• Renee Fleming, soprano. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $35-$85.

Kennedy Center

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

• Paul Lewis, piano. 2 p.m. Feb. 12. $31.

• The Kennedy Center Chamber Players. 2 p.m. Feb. 13. $32.

National Gallery of Art

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

• Thomas Hrynkiw, pianist. 6 p.m. Feb. 13. Free.

Strathmore Hall

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/530-0540.

• “Rhapsody in Gershwin,” BSO Pops. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. $43-$78.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

The Barns at Wolf Trap

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

• Karrin Allyson. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. $20.

• Joe Bonasmassa. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $18.

Institute of Musical Traditions

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

• Beth Harrison and HEN. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $14-$17.

Kennedy Center

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

• Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 11. $50.

MCI Center

Seventh and F streets NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• Yanni. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. $49.50-$85.

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 [email protected]

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, [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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.

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