- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 24, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

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

• Eric Plutz, organ. 12:10 p.m. June 6. Free.

Kennedy Center

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

• Manhattan Concert Productions: National Festival Choral and Orchestra Concert. 3 p.m. May 28. $30-$60.

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 27. $45-$290.

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

Phillips Collection

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

• Yuliya Gorenman, piano. May 28.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

• Ebi. 8 p.m. May 27. $55-$80.

• BSO at Strathmore: Russian Romance. 8 p.m. June 1. $43-$78.

Washington National Cathedral

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

• Anthony Williams, organ. 12:30 p.m. May 28. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Institute of Musical Traditions

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

• Fairport Convention Acoustic Trio. 7:30 p.m. June 12. $20 advance, $25 door.

Kennedy Center

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

• Christopher Linman, pianist and vocalist. 7:30 p.m. May 27. $20.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• HFStival 2006 featuring Kanye West, Cypress Hill, Matisyahu and others. 10 a.m. May 27. $53-$108.

• HFStival 2006 featuring Counting Crows, Dashboard Confessional, The Strokes and others. 10 a.m. May 28. $53-$108.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• Bruce Springsteen with The Seeger Sessions Band. 7:30 p.m. May 28. $25-$93.

Verizon Center

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

• Pearl Jam and My Morning Jacket. 7:30 p.m. May 30. $54.

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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