- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 9, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Cara Cammaroto, soprano. 12:10 p.m. Nov. 15. Free.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• GMU Chamber Ensembles. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Free.

• GMU band and wind symphony. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. $5-$7.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO with Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor; Ryu Goto, violin. 7 p.m. Nov. 10; 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12. $20-$79.

• WPAS: Hilary Hahn, violin. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. $35-$65.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera, “Porgy and Bess.” Times vary. Nov. 10, 12, 15, 18-19. $45-$290.

Kennedy Center

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

• Robert McDuffie, violin and Christopher Taylor, piano. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. $34.

• WPAS: Alexander Kobrin, piano. 2 p.m. Nov. 12. $33.

• The Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Music of Mozart, Crumb and Franck. 2 p.m. Nov. 13. $34.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• WPAS: Mitsuko Uchida, piano. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. $65.

Washington National Cathedral

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

• Cathedral Choral Society, “A Haven in America.” 4 p.m. Nov. 13. $20-$60.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Kennedy Center

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

• Mary Stallings with Geri Allen. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10. $25.

• Joey DeFrancesco. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $25.

• Bill Henderson. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 12. $25.

George Mason University Patriot Center

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

• Juan Gabriel and Isabel Pantoja. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $66-$106.

• Don Omar, Aventura and Wissin Y Yandel. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. $58-$98.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• Ben Folds and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12. $34-$84.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

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

• Mountain Heart, Good Deale Bluegrass Band. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. $20.

• Last Train Home. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. $16.

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 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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