- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 7, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

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

• The Heritage Signature Chorale. 12:10 p.m. June 13. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• The Washington Chorus, Cathedral Choral Society, Children’s Chorus of Washington, Choral Arts Society of Washington, Master Chorale of Washington, eight soloists and the National Symphony Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin: Mahler’s Symphony No. 8. 7 p.m. June 8; 8 p.m. June 10-11. $47-$83. Three performances sold out.

National City Christian Church

5 Thomas Circle NW. 202/232-0323.

• The Woodley Ensemble and the Children’s Chorus of Washington in choral favorites. 3:15 p.m. June 10. Free. 202/822-6221 (ensemble) or 202/237-1005 (chorus).

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• A Maestro’s Finale: Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, the Morgan State University Choir, two soloists and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under Yuri Temirkanov. 8 p.m. June 10. $43.

• America Sings! Three hundred singers from local choruses and national ensembles in American favorites. 2 p.m. June 11. Free, tickets required.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 202/537-6216.

• Louis Perazza, organ. 12:30 p.m. June 11. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• Vans Warped Tour with NOFX, Rise Against, Thursday and many more. 11 a.m. June 15. $29.75.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Trey Anstasio. 7:30 p.m. June 10. $32.50-$75.

• Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus and TV On The Radio. 7 p.m. June 13. $15-$45.

Wolf Trap Filene Center

1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Information, 703/938-2404. Tickets, 703/218-6500.

• Jewel and Toby Lightman. 8 p.m. June 8. $25-$42.

• The Clarke/Duke Project. 8 p.m. June 9. $22-$40.

• moe. and North Mississippi All Stars. 6 p.m. June 10. $25-$30.

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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