- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 12, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Corcoran Gallery of Art

The Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium, 500 17th St., NW. 202/639-1770.

• Concert with ancient Greek instruments and reception. 5 p.m. Oct. 16. $25-$30.

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Music of Japan: Washington Toho Koto Society. 12:10 p.m. Oct. 18. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO with Pinchas Zuckerman, violin. 7 p.m. Oct. 13; 8 p.m. Oct. 14-15. $20- $79.

• Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with Tan Dun, conductor. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. $10-$30.

• Renee Fleming in “Daphne” with WDR Orchestra Cologne. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $25-$150.

Kennedy Center

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

• Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oct. 13-15. $48-$70.

Kennedy Center

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

• WPAS; Severin von Eckardstein, piano. 2 p.m. Oct. 15. $33.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 202/537-6216

• Pipespectacular. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

DAR Constitution Hall

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

• Jethro Tull. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $40.

George Washington University

Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H streets NW. 202/737-4941. For tickets, call 202/994-6800.

• Omar Sosa and David Murray Quartet. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $35-$55.

• Twelve Girls Band. 7 p.m. Oct. 16. $36-$49.50.

• Daniela Mercury. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. $25-$45.

Kennedy Center

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

• Wynton Marsalis. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. $75.

MCI Center

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

• U2. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20. $52.50-$163.

Nissan Pavilion

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow. 202/397-SEAT.

• Def Leppard and Bryan Adams. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. $20-$49.50.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• Betty Buckley. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $22-$60.

• Ravi Shankar. 7 p.m. Oct. 16. $65.

Towson Center Arena

8000 York Road, Towson. 202/397-SEAT.

• “The Indescribable Tour” with Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman and Louie Giglio. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. $23-$30.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

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

• Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $22.

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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