- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 21, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Will Hurd, viola. 12:10 p.m. Sept. 27. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO with Itzhak Perlman, violin. 7 p.m. Sept. 22, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $20- $83.

• NSO Season Opening Ball with Itzhak Perlman, violin; Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. $47- $83.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue Northwest. 202/467-4600.

• The Washington Opera insight series, “Trilogy: Domingo and guests in three acts.” 6 p.m. Sept. 28. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera, “I Vespri Siciliani.” 7 p.m. Oct. 1; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 28, Oct. 4; 2 p.m. Sept. 25. $45- $290.

Kennedy Center

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

• Vocal Arts Society: Ian Bostridge with Julius Drake. 2 p.m. Sept. 22. $38.50.

• James Madison University’s School of Music: violin/piano recital. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $25.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 202/537-6216

• Erik Wm. Suter, organ recital. 5 p.m. Sept. 25. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

George Washington University

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

• Madeleine Peyroux with Martha Wainwright. 8 p.m. Sept. 24.

Kennedy Center

Millenium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Free. 202/467-4600.

• Hewar. 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Free.

• Boubacar Traore. 6 p.m. Sept. 27. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• Terence Blanchard Sextet. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $30.

Lincoln Theatre

1215 U St. NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• The Premiere Duke Ellington Jazz Festival featuring The Dave Brubeck Quartet. 8 p.m. Sept. 28. $45-$55

Merriweather Post Pavilion

10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md. 202/397-SEAT.

• The White Stripes and The Shins. Sept. 27. $25-$40.

Towson Center Arena

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

• Howie Day. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. $11.

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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