- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 15, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St., NW. 703/277-7772.

• Cecilia Dunoyer, piano; Julie Savignon, violin. 12:10 p.m. Feb. 21.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Harris Theater, Main campus, Braddock and Chain Bridge roads, Fairfax. 202/433-4011.

• GMU Music Faculty Recital Dale Underwood, saxophone. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Free.

• Virginia Opera, “The Marriage of Figaro.” 8 p.m. Feb. 17; 2 p.m. Feb. 19. $44-$84.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO Pops: Ben Vereen — “Ben Sings Sammy: A Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.” 7 p.m. Feb. 16; 8 p.m. Feb. 17-18. $20-$80.

Kennedy Center

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

• Kirov Opera and Orchestra, “Turandot.” 3 p.m. Feb. 19; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 25. $45-$200.

• Kirov Opera and Orchestra, “Parsifal.” 6 p.m. Feb. 21; 3 p.m. Feb. 26. $45-$200.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

F Street and New Hampshire Avenue Northwest. Free. 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 202/467-4600.

• “Conservatory Project,” Cleveland Institute of Music. Feb. 16.

• “Conservatory Project,” New England Conservatory of Music. Feb. 17.

• “Conservatory Project,” New England Conservatory of Music. Feb. 18.

• Chicago Classical Oriental Ensemble. Feb. 20.

• Ludovico Einaudi and Ballake Sissoko. Feb. 21.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• BSO at Strathmore: An Evening with Bebe Neuwirth. 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Sold out.

• National Philharmonic: Mozart, Mozart, Mozart. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. $45-$80.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

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

• Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. $18.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Baldwin’s Station

7618 Main St., Sykesville. 410/795-1041 tickets, 410/922-5210 information. All shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise stated.

• Mary Sue Twohy and David A. Alberding. Feb. 16. $14.

DAR Constitution Hall

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

• Kem. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $65.50.

• Floetry. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $46-$56.

George Mason University Patriot Center

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT.

• Third Day and the David Crowder Band. 7 p.m. Feb. 16. $17.50-$27.50.

• Martina McBride. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $49.50.

Institute of Musical Traditions

St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. 301/754-3611

• Karen Ashbrook 30th anniversary celebration. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. $14 advance, $17 door.

• Robin and Linda Williams. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. $17 advance, $20 door.

• Grace Griffith “My Life” CD release. 7:30 p.m. Mar. 6. $14 advance, $17 door.

• The McDades. 7:30 p.m. Mar. 13. $14 advance, $17 door.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• Discover Strathmore Open House: Mountain Music Festival. 11 a.m. Feb. 20. Free.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

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

• Leon Redbone. 8 p.m. Feb. 16. $22.

• John Pizzarelli Quartet. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $25.

• Debby Boone. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. $35.

• Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. $20.

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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