- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 10, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

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

• St. Petersburg Trio. 12:10 p.m. May 16. Free.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Concert Hall, main campus, Braddock and Chain Bridge roads, Fairfax. 202/433-4011.

• Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Newman/Adkins/Mermagen Trio. 8 p.m. May 13. $35-$60.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

21st and H streets NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• “Roads to You Tour” with Zade. 8 p.m. May 13. $15-$50.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO; Leonard Slatkin, conductor. 7 p.m. May 11; 8 p.m. May 12-13. $20-$79.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera, “La Clemenza di Tito.” 7 p.m. May 22, 27; 7:30 p.m. May 11, 17, 19; 2 p.m. May 14. $45-$290.

• Washington National Opera, “L’Italiana in Algeri.” 7 p.m. May 13, 15 June 3; 7:30 p.m. May 18, 24, 26, 30; 2 p.m. May 21. $45-$290.

Kennedy Center

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

• DC Youth Orchestra. 6 p.m. May 14. Free.

Phillips Collection

1600 21st St. NW. All performances at 5 p.m. and free with museum admission. 202/387-2151.

• Christopher Guzman, piano. May 14.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• BSO at Strathmore: The “Jazz” of Matisse. 8 p.m. May 11. $43-$78.

• China National Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. May 12. $55.

• National Philharmonic: Mozart’s Don Giovanni. 8 p.m. May 13. $25-$80.

• Maurizio Pollini, piano. 8 p.m. May 17. $40-$75.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Institute of Musical Traditions

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

• The Avant Gardeners CD release concert. 7:30 p.m. May 15. $14 advance, $17 door.

Kennedy Center

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

• 11th Annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. 7 p.m. May 11-13. $30.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• WMZQ Fest with Gretchen Wilson, Trace Adkins and many others. 11 a.m. May 13. $20-$44.50.

Washington DCJCC

1529 16th St., NW. 800/494-TIXS. www.wjmf.org.

• 7th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival. Times vary. May 16-24. $10-$25.

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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