- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 20, 2008

Alden Theatre

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

• The Gerard Edery Ensemble: Flamenco Sepharad. Musicians and guest flamenco dancers in music, song and dance from the Sephardic, Andalusian and Arabic worlds. 8 p.m. March 29. $28, $34.

• Concerts at the Alden Series: NSO Chamber Ensemble. 3 p.m. March 30. Free.

Atlas Performing Arts Center

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

• Capital City Symphony: Choral Hits. With the Capitol Hill Chorale and Daniel Campos, viola. Handel, Brahms, Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky.” 5 p.m. March 30. $12-$23.

Calvary Baptist Church

755 8th St. NW. 202/347-8355, www.calvarydc.org

• Calvary Presents concert series: Serate Musicale with soprano Joyce Lundy, mezzo-soprano Susan Sevier, harpsichordist Olivia Buxthod, and conductor Cheryl Branham, the Calvary Strings in Scarlatti”s “Stabat Mater.” 7:30 p.m. March 21. No tickets required; donations benefit Capital Hospice. www.seratemusicale.com

Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. Tuesday Concert Series performances 12:10-1 p.m. Free; donations requested for artists. 202/347-2635, www.epiphanydc.org

• Duo Savignon. Cecilia Dunoyer, piano; Julie Savignon, violin. March 25.

• Washington Bach Consort. Todd Fickley, organ: Prelude, Largo and Fugue in C Major. Joellen Brassfield, soprano; Chris Dudley, countertenor; Ole Hass, tenor; Thomas Stork, bass: Cantata 4, “Christ lag in Todesbanden.” April 1.

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.” Angel Gil-Ordonez, music director, Joseph Horowitz, artistic director, with Chris Pedro Trakas, baritone/narrator and the Left Bank String Quartet. Works of Weill, Schoenberg. Gildenhorn Recital Hall. 3 p.m. April 6. $7, $35. Pre-concert discussion, “Fritz Lang and Fury: Hollywood’s Impact on Germany’s Foremost Filmmaker,” School of Music Room 2200 at 2 p.m.

• UM School of Music: Guarneri String Quartet, open rehearsal. Gildenhorn Recital Hall. 5 p.m. April 30. Free.

Dumbarton Church

3133 Dumbarton St. NW. Tickets $26, $30 with $2 service charge through the Web site. 202/965-2000, www.dumbartonconcerts.org

• Vogler String Quartet, Daniel Mueller-Schott, cello: “Simply the Best.” Schubert, Arensky, Haydn. 8 p.m. April 5.

Friday Morning Music Club

Various venues. All concerts free. 703/228-7710, www.fmmc.org

• Lunchtime Chamber Concert. Haydn; Bononcini, Carissimi, d’Astorg, Marcello; Krommer. Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Noon-1 p.m. March 27. Free.

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Hammer Auditorium (New York Avenue entrance), 17th Street and New York Avenue NW. 202/639-1700, 202/639-1770, www.corcoran.org

• The Jupiter String Quartet. The Boston-based ensemble plays Mendelssohn, Britten and Brahms. 8 p.m. March 28. $45, $55.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra: The Eroica Effect. Andrew Manze, conductor. Mozart’s Overture to “The Magic Flute,” Beethoven”s Symphony No. 3. 7 p.m. March 30. $25-$50.

• Chanticleer: “My Spirit Sang All Day.” Grammy-winning vocal ensemble in its 30th anniversary concert. Works by Palestrina, Byrd, Mahler, traditional folk songs, spirituals, plainsong and chant. Concert Hall. 8 p.m. April 4. $22-$44.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

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

• Pan American Symphony Orchestra: “[El] Tango y [Ella] la Milonga.” With Raul Jaurena, bandoneon; Octavio Brunetti, piano; Marga Mitchell, vocals; dancers Carolina and Anton and Annatina and Hernan. From the early days of tango to modern inspirations. George Washington University Lisner Auditorium, 730 21 St. NW. 8 p.m. April 5. $36. Tickets through 240/884-9008, 240/242-8032, ticketmaster.com or 301/808-6900.

• George Washington University Orchestra. April 6.

Harman Center for the Arts

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

• Washington Bach Consort: “The Many Moods of Bach.” Motet, suite, cantata, Sonata No. 2 in A Major for Violin and Harpsichord, Mass in A Major. 3 p.m. March 30. $35-$55.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO, Mark Elder conducting, with Louis Lortie, piano: Prokofiev. 7 p.m. March 27; 8 p.m. March 28 and 29. $20-$80.

• NSO, Ivan Fischer conducting: Mahler, Symphony No. 2 in C minor, “Resurrection.” 7 p.m. April 3, 8 p.m. April 4 and 5. $20-$80.

• WPAS presents Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Prokofiev, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin. 7 p.m. April 6. $25-$65.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. Free. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Sho Asano. Featured in the documentary “The Birth of California Shamisen,” the young performer is skilled in the playing of the Japanese shamisen, a three-stringed instrument. March 21.

• Classical Guitar Competitors: Winners of the three age divisions of the John and Susie Beatty Competition for Classical Guitar, as well as the Grand Prize winner (if different from the division winners), and the Barrios Prize winner perform in recital. March 22.

• Lecture: Washington National Opera Insight Lecture Series: Exploring Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” running March 29-April 13 in the Opera House. March 24.

• NSO Youth Fellows. Musicians of high-school age who have been taking master classes with National Symphony Orchestra members. April 1.

• The Japanese Choral Society of Washington. Traditional and modern melodies of Japan in choral arrangements. April 4.

• NSO Prelude Concert: National Symphony Orchestra members bassoonist Lewis Lipnick, violinist Zino Bogachek, viola player Mahoko Eguchi, cellist Yvonne Caruthers, flautist Aaron Goldman, clarinetist Edward Cabarga, horn player Scott Fearing. Works by Danzi, Beethoven, Rossini. April 5.

• The George Mason University Wind Symphony. April 6.

• The Vocal Arts Society. Accomplished singers from this Washington group, founded in 1990. April 8.

• Regino B. Madrid. Violinist with the Marine Chamber Orchestra since July 1998. April 15.

• Vidushi Shanti Sharma. The Indian classical vocalist is an exponent of the Indore gharana, a musical style from Madhya Pradesh. April 16.

• NSO Prelude Concert: Members of the national Symphony Orchestra perform classical works. April 26.

• Lecture: Washington National Opera Insight Lecture Series. A talk on Handel’s “Tamerlano,” which opens at the Opera House on April 30. April 28.

Kennedy Center

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

• Washington National Opera: “The Flying Dutchman.” Wagner’s retelling of the legend of a captain fated to sail the seas until redeemed by a woman’s love. 7 p.m. April 5 and 7; 7:30 p.m. March 20, 25 and April 2 and 10; 2 p.m. March 30. March 15-30. $45-$300. Some performances sold out.

• Washington National Opera: “Rigoletto.” Verdi’s court jester is undone by a curse and misdirected revenge. 7 p.m. March 29, 31 and April 12; 7:30 p.m. April 1, 3, 8 and 9; 2 p.m. April 6 and 13. March 29-April 13. $45-$300. Some performances sold out.

Levine School of Music

SE Campus at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. 202/686-8000, www.levineschool.org

• “Jazz From Every Angle.” Innovative jazz compositions by well-known Washington composer/pianist Jeffrey Chappell. Part of Family Day at THEARC. 2 p.m. March 30. Free and open to the public. Concert reservations required through 202/610-2036.

The Library of Congress

Concerts at the Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE unless otherwise noted. All performances 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All free, but unless otherwise noted tickets required through Ticketmaster, with $2-$3.50 service charge, 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. Noted piano trio in its 53rd season. Ravel, Kurtag, Schubert. April 1. All tickets taken; standby line 6:30 p.m.

• Lynn Harrell, cello. The soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher with Victor Santiago-Asuncion, piano. Bach, Schubert, Stravinsky. April 3. All tickets taken; standby line 6:30 p.m.

The Lyceum

201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. 703/838-4994, www.alexandriahistory.org

• Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Artist of the Year Recital: Kathy Hankins, soprano; Gillian Cookson, piano. Mozart, Handel, Massenet, Gershwin, Ellington, Previn. 7:30 p.m. March 22. Reception follows. $25 (includes cost of reception) at the door or through 703/528-1433 or www.novaopera.org.

National Gallery of Art

Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. West Building Main Floor, West Garden Court unless otherwise noted. All concerts at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All free; admission first-come, first-served beginning one-half hour before concert time. 202/842-6941, www.nga.gov

• Harvard Glee Club. Music composed for the club’s 150th anniversary and glee club favorites. East Building Concourse, Large Auditorium. 4 p.m. March 23.

• Elina Vahala, violinist; Mika Rannali, pianist. Copland, Debussy, Faure, Stravinsky. In honor of the exhibit “In the Forest of Fontainebleau.” March 30.

• Chatham Baroque and Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano. “La cetra amorosa”: songs and sonatas of baroque Italy. April 6.

St. Luke Catholic Church

Amadeus Concerts at 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean (one-half mile inside the Beltway on Route 193). Concert information: 703/759-5334, www.amadeusconcerts.com

• John Eaton, piano: “Gershwin and Friends.” 4 p.m. March 30. $20. Students under 18 free.

• The Amadeus Orchestra: “La Belle France.” 4 p.m. April 27. $30. Students under 18 free.

• Emerging Artist Showcase: John Chen, piano. 4 p.m. May 18. $20. Students under 18 free.

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. Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Schumann, Thalberg, Liszt. 8 p.m. March 28. $10-$40. 703/832-1558, www.valentinalisitsa.com

• Fairfax Choral Society. “Bravo Bernstein: Music for Synagogue, Stage and Screen.” The Chichester Psalms; selections from “Mass,” “Candide,” “West Side Story.” 8 p.m. March 29. $25-$35. 703/642-3277, www.fairfaxchoralsociety.org

• U.S. Marine Band Chamber Orchestra. Wagner, Weber, Rubenstein, Chopin, Herbert, Liszt, Sousa. 2 p.m. March 30. Free. No tickets required. 202/433-4011, www.marineband.usmc.mil

• North American Music Festivals. All-day music competitions. 9 a.m. April 4. Free. No tickets required.

• Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: “Bliss” with Lynn Harrell, cello. Smetana, Hailstork, Dvorak. 8 p.m. April 5; 3 p.m. April 6. $5-$80. 703/548-0885, www.alexsym.org

• Virginia Grand Military Band: March-Past of the United States Armed Forces. 8 p.m. May 31. $10, $20. 703/281-3331, www.vgmb.com

Strathmore: The Mansion

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

• Sara Daneshpour, piano. First-prize winner, 2002 Beethoven Society of America piano competition. 7:30 p.m. March 27. $26.

• Angela Taylor, singer/songwriter/flutist. Alternative rock, straight from the conservatory. 7:30 p.m. April 2. $10.

Strathmore: The Music Center

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

• BSO Classical Saturdays: Andre Watts. Dvorak, Brahms. 8 p.m. March 29. $21-$84.

• WPAS: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Beethoven, Schumann. 8 p.m. April 1. $35-$70.

• BSO Explorer Series: The British Isles. James MacMillan, conductor and composer; Rolf Hind, piano. Works based on Irish tradition by MacMillan, Beethoven”s Symphony No. 2. 8 p.m. April 3. $21-$84.

• Brian Stokes Mitchell. Broadway’s favorite leading man. 8 p.m. April 4. $28-$55. Some performances sold out.

• National Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra with Carter Brey, cello. Haydn, Schubert. 8 p.m. April 5. $39-$79. Children 7-17 free through 301/581-5100.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6200, 877/ 537-2228, www.cathedral.org

• Easter organ recital: Cathedral organists Scott Dettra and Christopher Jacobson. 5 p.m. March 23. Free.

• Organ recital: Dame Gillian Weir, Britain. 5 p.m. April 6. Free.

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.

• Shakespeare Remixed: Southeastern Festival of Song. Four Wolf Trap Opera Company veterans in songs, poems and riffs on some of Shakespeare’s most memorable characters. 8 p.m. March 28. $30.

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