- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 31, 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.

Folger Shakespeare Library

201 East Capitol St., SE. 202/544-4600.

• “Folger Consort: Marenzio & Morley.” 8 p.m. June 2; 5 and 8 p.m. June 3; 2 p.m. June 4. $28.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: The Latin American Connection. 8 p.m. June 3. $30-$50.

• American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. 3 p.m. June 4. $10-$14.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO with conductor Kurt Masur. 7 p.m. June 1; 1:30 June 2; 8 p.m. June 3. $20-$79.

• Sumi Jo, soprano. 8 p.m. June 4. $30-$110.

• NSO with conductor Leonard Slatkin. 7 p.m. June 8; 8 p.m. June 10-11. $20-$83.

Kennedy Center

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

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

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington Men’s Camerata. 7:30 p.m. June 3. $30.

• The Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Mozart, Hindemith and Strauss. 2 p.m. June 4. $34.

Strathmore Hall Music Center

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

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

• National Philharmonic; Mozart’s “Great” Mass. 8 p.m. June 3. $25-$80.

• BSO at Strathmore: A Maestro’s Finale. 8 p.m. June 10. $43.

• America Sings! 2 p.m. June 11. Free, tickets are 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

Crystal City

2200 Crystal Drive, Arlington. 703/228-1850.

• Crystal City Rocks! featuring Kenin and Vertical Horizon. 1-5 p.m. June 4. Free.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• Capital Jazz Fest. 6 p.m. June 2; 10 a.m. June 3-4. $42.50-$129.50.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• Brooks and Dunn with Sugarland. 7 p.m. June 4. $20-$63.25.

Wolf Trap Filene Center

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

• Lynyrd Skynyrd. 8 p.m. June 1. $25-$42.

• Louisiana Swamp Romp with Marcia Ball, Rebirth Brass Band and others. 2 p.m. June 4. $20-$25.

• The New Cars and Blondie. 8 p.m. June 6. $25-$42.

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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