- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 14, 2008

CLASSICAL MUSIC

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

NSO Chamber Ensemble. March 30

Emily Phelps, piano. April 20

Young Soloists Recital. May 18

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Capital City Symphony: Choral Hits. March 30

Levine School: Brahms Birthday Bash. May 1

Capital City Symphony: Cinco de Mayo. May 4

In Series: Fin de Fiesta with pianist Carlo Rodriguez. June 14, 15

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

Post-Classical Ensemble: Artists in Exile. April 6

Irish Chamber Orchestra. April 13

Brentano String Quartet. May 1

DUMBARTON CONCERTS

Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202/965-2000, www.dumbartonconcerts.org

Vogler String Quartet, Daniel Mueller-Schott, cello: Simply the Best. April 5

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

201 East Capitol St. NE. 202/544-7077, www.folger.edu

Folger Consort: Highland Ayres. April 18-20

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra: The Eroica Effect. March 30

Chanticleer: My Spirit Sang All Day. April 4

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Austria and Hungary Captivating Continentals. April 13

Virginia Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor. April 18, 20

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 5. April 26

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 6. May 10

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America. June 14

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

730 21st St. NW. 202/994-6800, 301/808-6900 or ticketmaster.com; www.lisner.org

George Washington University Orchestra. April 6

Washington Concert Opera: Rossini’s Bianca e Falliero. April 13

HARMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

Washington Bach Consort: Many Moods of Bach. March 30

WPAS: Yuliya Gorenman, piano. May 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Atrium, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Performance Plus Series: When Masters Meet: Grieg and Ibsen. April 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

NSO: Hans Graf conducting, with Alban Gerhardt, cello: Prokofiev. March 13-15

The Choral Arts Society of Washington: Dvorak: Stabat Mater. March 16.

NSO: Mark Elder conducting, with Louis Lortie, piano: Prokofiev. March 27-29

NSO: Ivan Fischer conducting: Mahler’s Second Symphony. April 3-5

WPAS: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. April 6

NSO: Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting, with Julian Rachlin, violin: Shostakovich. April 10-12

Master Chorale of Washington: Let My People Go! A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad. April 20

Vocal Arts Society: New York Festival of Song. April 22

NSO: Hugh Wolff conducting, with Stephen Hough, piano: Saint-Saens. April 24-26

The Washington Chorus: Songs of the Soul. April 27

WPAS: Orchestre National de France. April 28

Carnegie Mellon School of Music: Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic in Concert. April 29

NSO: Composer Portrait: Copland. May 1-3

Washington DC Band & Orchestra Festival. May 5

NSO, Leonard Slatkin, with Hilary Hahn, violin: Paganini. May 8-10

The Choral Arts Society of Washington: John Adams’ El Nino. May 18

The Richmond Symphony: 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert. May 27

NSO, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting: All-Sibelius program. May 29-31

NSO, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting: Grieg’s Peer Gynt. June 5-7

NSO, Leonard Slatkin: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in concert. June 12-16

NSO, Leonard Slatkin, with Sol Gabetta, cello: Tchaikovsky. June 26-28

NSO: Salute to Slatkin with Yo-Yo Ma, cello. June 29

KENNEDY CENTER

Family Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

James Madison University School of Music: Amadi Hummings and Gabriel Dobner. April 30

Luciana Souza. May 2

James Madison University School of Music: Beth Chandler and Gabriel Dobner. May 11

KENNEDY CENTER

Opera House, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Washington National Opera: Rigoletto. March 29-April 13

Washington National Opera: Tamerlano. April 30-May 22

Washington National Opera: Elektra. May 10-27

Washington National Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana in Concert with an Evening of Verismo Masterpieces. May 25-30

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Young Concert Artists Series: Benjamin Moser, piano. April 8

Pro Musica Hebraica Inaugural Concert. April 10

WPAS: Sergio Tiempo, piano. April 12

Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Brahms, Martinu and Beethoven. April 13

Ariel String Quartet. April 21

Jonathan Biss, piano, and Miriam Fried, violin. May 12

Eighth Blackbird: The Only Moving Thing. May 13

Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Jaffe, Schumann, more. May 18

Friday Morning Music Club: Washington International Competition for Piano. May 25

VSA Arts International Young Soloists Concert. May 29

Trio Mediaeval and Cantus. May 30

I Fagiolini. May 31

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Ticketmaster at 202/397-7328, 703/573-7328 or ticketmaster.com. For information: 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664, www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/0708-schedule.html

Beaux Arts Trio. April 1.

Lynn Harrell, cello, with Victor Santiago-Asuncion, piano. April 3.

Skampa Quartet with Iva Bittova, vocals and violin. April 11.

Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante. April 16.

Holloway/Linden/Mortensen Trio. April 17.

Pavel Haas Quartet. April 18.

Camerata Pacifica with Warren Jones, piano. April 24.

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. May 2.

St. Petersburg String Quartet with Michael Tree, viola. May 9.

Parker String Quartet and Borromeo String Quartet. May 16.

Pacifica Quartet. May 29.

Barnatan/Ferschtman/Weilerstein Trio. May 31.

THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

Sara Daneshpour, piano. March 27

Angela Taylor, singer-songwriter-flutist. April 2 and 23

The New Century Saxophone Quartet. April 17

Antares. May 15

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

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

WPAS: Alfred Brendel, piano. March 17

BSO Classical Saturdays: Andre Watts Plays Brahms. March 29

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/842-6941, www.nga.gov

Tapestry. March 19

Harvard Glee Club. March 23

Elina Vahala, violinist; Mika Rannali, pianist. March 30

Chatham Baroque and Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano. April 6

Kate Hearden, soprano; Marcio Botelho, cellist. April 13

Davidson Fine Arts Chorale. April 20

Zuill Bailey, cellist; Simone Dinnerstein, pianist. April 27

SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER

Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703/845-6156, www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter

The Washington Cultural Group Fund: Valentina Listisa, piano. March 28

Fairfax Choral Society. March 29

U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra. March 30, May 4, June 14

North American Music Festivals. April 4, 25

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. April 5, 6; June 8

Festivals of Music. April 11

U.S. Marine Band. April 20, May 11

New Dominion Chorale. April 27

World Folk Music Association Tribute to Tom Paxton Concert. May 3

American Balalaika Symphony. May 17

Capital Wind Symphony. May 18

Virginia Grand Military Band. May 31

Iranian Community School Inc.: Persian classical music. June 7

Rockville Concert Band, Music Celebrations International, National Community Concert Band: Sousa Festival. June 21

Choralis. June 27

WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-5527, www.cathedral.org

World Premiere: Dominick Argento, Evensong: of Love and Angels; Mozart, Solemn Vespers of the Confessor. March 2

Bach, St. John Passion. March 16

Mendelssohn, Elijah. May 18

WOLF TRAP: THE BARNS

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/255-1900, 703/255-1868, www.wolftrap.org. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500.

The Calder Quartet. April 11

David Finckel and Wu Han. April 25

POP MUSIC

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play Featuring Peter Madcat Ruth and Joel Brown. April 12

The Clayton Miller Band. May 24.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. June 7

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Congressional Chorus: A Night at the Speakeasy. March 8, 9

THE ATHENAEUM

201 Prince St., Alexandria. Second Thursday Series. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

Laura Baron. May 8

BIRCHMERE MUSIC HALL

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Tickets through Ticketmaster, 202/397-SEAT. For information, call 703/549-7500.

Ashford and Simpson. March 16.

Nanci Griffith with Peter Cooper. March 17.

Amel Larrieux. March 20.

Tift Merritt with The Everybodyfields. March 21.

Cleve Francis. March 22.

Buddy Guy. March 26, 27.

Jimmy Thackery and Deanna Bogart. March 28.

Michael Feinstein. March 30.

Tower of Power. March 31.

SGGL & the Sherpas Birthday Show. April 11

Colin Hay, solo. April 21

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

Take Five: Squeeze Bayou. April 1

Take Five: Kevin Burke and Cal Scott. April 8

DAR CONSTITUTION HALL

1776 D St. NW. 202/628-1776, www.dar.org/conthall. Tickets 703/573-SEAT, 202/397-SEAT, 410/ 547-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com

If You’re Irish: Conductor Frank McNamara, tenor Derek Moloney, soprano Deirdre Shannon, fiddler Cora Smyth. March 17

1st MARINER ARENA

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410/347-2020, www.baltimorearena.com, 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com

Casting Crowns. March 27

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

Leahy. March 15

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

730 21st St. NW. 202/994-6800, 301/808-6900 or ticketmaster.com; www.lisner.org

The Heartthrobs with Pokwang. March 28

East Village Opera Company. March 29

Zakir Hussein and the Masters of Percussion. April 24

Andy Palacio &the Garifuna Collective. May 3

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: America, the Fabulous! June 6, 7

KENNEDY CENTER

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

WPAS: Men and Women of the Gospel Mass Choir. March 30

Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis. April 13

WPAS: Sonny Rollins. April 18

WPAS: Nancy Wilson. April 19

WPAS: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis. May 7

NSO Pops: Marvin Hamlisch, conductor: A Date with Dave Koz. May 15-17

A Cappella: Singing Solo: Bobby McFerrin Hosts a World of Voices with special guests. June 1

KENNEDY CENTER

Family Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Luciana Souza. May 2

Kenny Barron. May 3

Jazz Reach: She Said/She Says. May 17

KENNEDY CENTER

Terrace Theater and Gallery, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

Winard Harper. March 21

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner. April 11

The Real Ambassadors: Dave Brubeck and Dr. Billy Taylor. April 12

Broadway Up Close and Personal: Charles Strouse. May 14

Mary Lou Williams and the 13th annual Women in Jazz Festival. May 15-17

Congressional Chorus: Bernstein and Sondheim, American Masters. June 7

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Brent Barrett. June 28

THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

Angela Taylor, singer-songwriter, flutist. April 2 and 23.

MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE

2829 16th St. NW. 202/728-1647, portal.sre.gob.mx/imw

In Series: Viva Zarzuela! March 28-April 6. www.inseries.org

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

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

Anne Murray. March 18

Angelique Kidjo. March 26

The Seldom Scene and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. March 28

Strathmore Swings: Jump and Jive with The Count Basie Orchestra with Patti Austin, and After Party Dancing to The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. April 12

9:30 CLUB

815 V St. NW. 202/393-0930, www.930.com

Surprise! At The Club! Live. March 13

Bob Mould Band. March 15.

The Gutter Twins with Great Northern. March 20.

MN8 Presents Amp Fiddler and Tortured Soul with Fertile Ground. March 22.

Morcheeba. March 24.

Presidents of the United States of America with Jack Talcum and Ludo. March 25.

NISSAN PAVILION

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 703/754-6400, www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/793

Country Megaticket: McDonald’s WMZQFest with Sugarland. May 31.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood. June 8.

Country Megaticket: Tim McGraw with Jason Aldean and Halfway to Hazard. June 15.

Country Megaticket: Brad Paisley and guests. July 13.

Country Megaticket: Rascal Flatts with Taylor Swift. July 26.

Country Megaticket: Toby Keith with Montgomery Gentry. Aug. 9.

Country Megaticket: Martina McBride and guests. Sept. 27.

PATRIOT CENTER

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT, www.patriotcenter.com

Trace Adkins with Special Guest Bill Engvall. March 16

Taste of Chaos 2008 Tour. March 17

Juanes. March 30

Avril Lavigne featuring Boys Like Girls. April 15

The Cure. May 9

ROSSLYN SPECTRUM THEATRE

1611 North Kent St., Arlington. 703-276-6701, www.arlingtonarts.org/cultural_affairs/RosslynSpectrum.htm. Tickets 703/573-SEAT,www.ticketmaster.com

Planet Arlington: Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca. March 15

Planet Arlington: Rob Curto. April 12

Planet Arlington: Coco Zhao. May 3

SIGNATURE THEATRE

4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/820-9771, www.signature-theatre.org

First You Dream: The Songs of Kander & Ebb with Karen Akers. March 11-16. Some performances sold out.

Kander & Ebb Overtures. June 4-7. Some performances sold out.

STATE THEATRE

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703/237-0300, www.thestatetheatre.com

Toubab Krewe. March 19

Auktyon. March 20

Leon Russell. March 21

Johnny Winter. March 22

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers. March 27

Victor Wooten. March 28

The Liberty Benefit Concert to Support Our Troops. March 31

Jefferson Starship. April 4

Octavia. April 5

LezZeppelin. April 18

Marcia Ball. April 19

Mark Wills. May 12

Gin Blossoms. May 22

VERIZON CENTER

601 F St. NW. 202/397-SEAT or ticketmaster.com, www.verizoncenter.com

Celine Dion 2008-09 Taking Chances World Tour. Sept. 8

WARNER THEATRE

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.warnertheater.com

The Fab Faux. April 26

WOLF TRAP: THE BARNS

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500. See www.wolftrap.org

Cherish the Ladies. March 4, 5

David Wilcox. March 6

The Bobs. March 12

George Winston. March 13-15. Sold out.

Austin Lounge Lizards. March 20

Girlyman. March 26

Jonathan Edwards. March 27

John Eaton Series: Celebrating 20 Years at Wolf Trap. March 29

Kathy Mattea. April 1, 2

Sonny Landreth. April 3, 4

Tom Chapin. April 5

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen. April 6

Roger McGuinn. April 10. Sold out.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band. April 15, 16

Tom Paxton. April 17

John Jennings and Friends. April 18

Lucy Kaplansky. April 19

Barrage. April 23, 24

Robbie Schaefer, Ellis Paul. April 26

Brad Mehldau Trio. April 30

John McCutcheon. May 1

Dan Hicks and The Hot Licks. May 2

DANCE

ALDEN THEATRE

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

Charu Narasimhan: An evening of dance in the classical South Indian style of Bharatanatyam. April 26

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Middle Eastern Dance Concert. March 29

Dance Place: Asian Dance Festival. May 17

Tap Into the Energy: Tappers With Attitude Youth Ensemble. May 31, June 1

Step Afrika! June 11-15

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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