- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 23, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Joseph Currie. 12:10 p.m. Nov. 29. Free.

George Mason University Center for the Arts



Concert Hall, Main campus, Braddock and Chain Bridge roads, Fairfax. 202/433-4011.

• Virginia Opera, “Romeo & Juliet.” 8 p.m. Dec. 2; 2 p.m. Dec. 4. $44-$84.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO Pops: “Salute to the Silver Screen.” 1:30 and 8 p.m. Nov. 25; 8 p.m. Nov. 26. $20-$80.

• WPAS: The Philadelphia Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. $40-$95.

Kennedy Center

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

• WPAS: Frank Huang, violin. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30. $27.

Phillips Collection

1600 21st St. NW. All performances at 5 p.m. and free with museum admission. 202/387-2151.

• Jessica Lee, violin. 5 p.m. Nov. 27.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 202/433-4011.

• BSO Classical Thursdays with conductor Hans Graf. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. $43-$78.

• Mahasti and Mansour. 8 p.m. Nov. 26. $38-$75.

Washington National Cathedral

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

• Domenico Severin. 5 p.m. Nov. 27. Free.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Information, 703/938-2404. Tickets, 703/218-6500.

• John Eaton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26. $25.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

DAR Constitution Hall

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

• Maze and Frankie Beverly. 8 p.m. Nov. 25-26. $70.

• Carly Simon. 8 p.m. Nov. 29. $47.50-$67.50.

George Mason University Patriot Center

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/342-SEAT.

• O.A.R. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25. $32.

• Steven Curtis Chapman and Mercy Me. 7 p.m. Nov. 27. $18-$75.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• Mahasti and Mansour. 8 p.m. Nov. 26. $38-$75.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Information, 703/938-2404. Tickets, 703/218-6500.

• The Grandsons. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. $16.

• Del McCoury Band. 8 p.m. Nov. 29-30. $30.

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS

Hughes United Methodist Church

10700 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. 301/613-0753 for tickets and workshop reservations.

• Brian Conway, All-Ireland Champion Sligo-style fiddler; Brendan Dolan, keyboards and flute. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. $10-15. Fiddle, flute workshops 4-6 p.m. $25-30. Workshop and concert $35-$40. Sponsored by Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann.

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 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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