- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 3, 2008

CLASSICAL MUSIC

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

CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY

1317 G St. NW. 202/347-2635, www.epiphanydc.org

Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Dublin: Rejoice in the Lamb. Feb. 16

DAR CONSTITUTION HALL

1776 D St. NW. 202-628-1776 or ticketmaster.com

Farewell My Concubine. Jan. 25

DUMBARTON CONCERTS

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

Nordic Voices: From a Candlelit Renaissance Cathedral. Feb. 2

Red Priest: Pirates of the Baroque. Feb. 23

Amelia Piano Trio: East Meets West. March 15

Vogler String Quartet, Daniel Mueller-Schott, cello. April 5

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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

Peru Negro. Feb. 2

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Feb. 8

State Symphony of Mexico. Feb. 9

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Russia Rebels on the Red Carpet. Feb. 10

Virginia Opera: Eugene Onegin. Feb. 22, 24

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

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

Washington Bach Consort: Many Moods of Bach. March 30

KENNEDY CENTER

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

NSO: Christoph Eschenbach conducting, with Erik Schumann, violin: Tchaikovsky. Feb. 26

NSO: Manfred Honeck conducting, with Ingrid Fliter, piano: Beethoven. March 6-8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSO, 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.

Midori, violin, with the Miro Quartet. Feb. 14

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

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Washington National Opera: The Flying Dutchman. March 15-April 10

Washington National Opera: Rigoletto. March 29-April 13

Washington National Opera: Tamerlano. April 30-May 22

Washington National Opera: Elektra. May 10-27

KENNEDY CENTER

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

WPAS: Yuja Wang, piano. Jan. 26

Members of the NSO: Mozart and Stravinsky: The Search for Perfection. Jan. 27

Barnabas Kelemen, violin, and Shai Wosner, piano. Feb. 4

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

Trio Mediaeval and Cantus. May 30

I Fagiolini. May 31

THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

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

Miranda Blakeslee, viola. Feb. 6 and 27

Peter Pertis, piano. Feb. 24

Mayuko Kamio, violin. March 7

DBR, sonic artist. March 10

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

BSO Explorer Series: America. Marin Alsop, conductor; Mark O’Connor, violin. Jan. 31

National Philharmonic: Beethoven with Leon Fleisher, piano. Feb. 2, 3

WPAS: Orli Shaham, piano and Gil Shaham, violin. Feb. 8

Free to Sing: The Story of the First African-American Opera Company. Feb. 16. Sold out.

State Symphony of Mexico. Feb. 20

BSO Soulful Symphony: Fresh Winds. Feb. 21

National Philharmonic: Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Feb. 23

BSO Classical Thursdays: Beethoven’s Fifth with Emily Skala, flute. March 6

WPAS: Yundi Li, piano. March 12

National Philharmonic: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. March 15

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

Central Bucks County High School West Chamber Choir. Jan. 27

Hugo Wolf Quartet. Feb. 3

Orchestra of New Spain. Feb. 10

Juilliard String Quartet. Feb. 17

National Gallery Chamber Players Piano Trio. Feb. 24

Soprano Celeste Headlee with pianist Danielle DeSwert. Feb. 27

SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER

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

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: Euphoria. Feb. 9, 10

American Balalaika Symphony. Feb. 23

Capital Wind Symphony. Feb. 24

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: Rapture. March 8, 9

WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

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

Organ recital: Marilyn Keiser, Indiana University. Feb. 17

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. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500.

Tafelmusik. Feb. 8

POP MUSIC

ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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

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

Washington Musica Viva and Capital City Symphony: Chaise Lounge. March 22

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

BIRCHMERE MUSIC HALL

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

Boyz II Men. Jan. 22

Lori McKenna and Debi Smith. Jan. 23

Marc Cohn, Amy Correia. Jan. 24.

Antigone Rising, Kirsten Price. Jan. 25.

John Gorka and Susan Werner. Jan. 26.

Doc Watson with David Holt and Richard Watson. Jan. 27.

Angie Stone. Jan. 28.

Riders in the Sky with Cowboy Envy. Jan. 29.

Marc Cohn. Jan. 30.

Phil Vassar with Jennifer Hanson. Jan. 31.

Rachelle Ferrell. Feb. 21

Wayne Newton. Feb. 22

Robin Trower. March 9

The Average White Band. March 14, 15

Buddy Guy. March 26, 27

SGGL & the Sherpas Birthday Show. April 11

Colin Hay, solo. April 21

DAR CONSTITUTION HALL

1776 D St. NW. 202-628-1776 or ticketmaster.com

Alejandro Sanz. Jan. 30

Lalah Hathaway. Feb. 14

The Ojays, the Whispers, Jeffrey Osborne. Feb. 15

Jill Scott. March 11, 12

Steve Harvey. April 26

John Edward. June 20

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Feb. 8

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LISNER AUDITORIUM

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

Eighth Annual Flamenco Festival. Feb. 9-15

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: That 80s Show. March 15, 16

East Village Opera Company. March 29

This American Life’s Ira Glass. April 12

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

The McCoy Tyner Trio with Savion Glover. Feb. 24

NSO Pops: Pink Martin. Feb. 28-March 1

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

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Luciana Souza. May 2

Kenny Barron. May 3

KENNEDY CENTER

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

Terell Stafford Quintet. March 7

Chip Jackson with Annette Sanders. March 8

Sarah Morrow. March 14

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: Bernsten 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.

Chris Bacon, hip-hop artist, guitarist. March 5 and 26

DBR. March 10

MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE

2829 16th St. NW. 202/728-1647

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

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

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

Bowfire. Jan. 23

Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. Jan. 25

WPAS: Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band. Feb. 10

BSO Superpops: Art Garfunkel with the BSO. Feb. 14

Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Tour. Feb. 19

BSO Symphony with a Twist: Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights. Feb. 29

Mandy Patinkin. March 1

B.B. King. March 3, 4

WPAS: Natalie MacMaster, fiddle. March 5

BSO Superpops: Pops Goes Vegas! March 13

Anne Murray. March 18

Angelique Kidjo. March 26

The Seldom Scene and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. March 28

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

1250 New York Ave. NW. 202/783-5000, www.nmwa.org

In Series: Mujeres. March 7-9. www.inseries.org

9:30 CLUB

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

Editors with Hot Hot Heat and Louis XIV. Jan. 15.

Blonde Redhead with School of Seven Bells. Jan. 16.

The Clarks. Jan. 18.

Super Diamond with Girlfriend In A Coma (The Smiths Tribute). Jan. 19.

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist: The Hard Sell. Jan. 24.

Cornelius. Jan. 25.

As I Lay Dying with August Burns Red, Evergreen Terrace, Still Remains. Jan. 28.

MN8 Presents Lupe Fiasco with Reemstarr. Jan. 30.

PATRIOT CENTER

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

Matchbox 20 featuring Alanis Morissette and Mute Math. Feb. 8

Blue Man Group How To Be A Megastar Tour 2.1. Feb. 9, 10

Toby Mac and Jeremy Camp. March 13

Trace Adkins with Special Guest Bill Engvall. March 16

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: Coco Zhao. May 3

SMITHSONIAN JAZZ CAFE

National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/633-1000, www.mnh.si.edu/jazz

Maurice Hines. Feb. 1

STATE THEATRE

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

North Mississippi AllStars Keep The Devil Down Tour with special guest Alvin Youngblood Hart. Jan. 25

Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue featuring Tommy Castro, Deanna Bogart, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Magic Dick. Jan. 26

George Leh,Tom Principato, Steve Jacobs, Joe Wells and Tommy Lepson plus the Souled Out Horn Section. Jan. 31

Blue Oyster Cult. Feb. 1

The Bridge and RAQ. Feb. 2

Bruce in the USA: A tribute to Bruce Springsteen. Feb. 8

The Mary Ann Redmond Band. Feb. 9

VAST. Feb. 14

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