- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 28, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• The Washington Bach Consort. 12:10 p.m. Oct. 4. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO with Truls Mork, cello. 7 p.m. Sept. 29, 8 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1. $20- $79.

• Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra with Lang Lang, piano. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. $10- $45.

Kennedy Center

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

• Inner Mongolian Chorus. 6 p.m. Oct. 2. Free.

• Shenzen Musical Prodigies. 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Free.

• Chinese Traditional Music Ensemble. 6 p.m. Oct. 5. 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. Oct. 4. $45- $290.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 202/537-6216

• Andrew Lang, organ recital. 5 p.m. Oct. 2. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

DAR Constitution Hall

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

• David Gray. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $40.

George Washington University

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

• Simon Diaz. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. $15-$35.

• Mariza. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. $15-$30.

Kennedy Center

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

• Red Poppy. 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Free.

Lincoln Theatre

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

• The Premiere Duke Ellington Jazz Festival featuring, “Duke Goes Latin” with Chico O’Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $40-$50.

MCI Center

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

• The Rolling Stones. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. $63-$403.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• Oasis with Jet. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29. $25-$40.

Nissan Pavilion

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow. 202/432-SEAT.

• Coldplay and Rilo Kiley. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. $34.50-$69.50.

Sylvan Theater

15th Street and Independence Avenue, NW. 202/232-3611.

• The Premiere Duke Ellington Jazz Festival Jazz on the Mall series with The Wayne Shorter Quintet, Wallace Roney Sextet, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and others. Noon. Oct. 1. Free.

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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