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Music in Metro DC including Concerts, Opera, Symphony & More

Find DC music concerts, performances and recitals including classical, opera, pop, rock, country, recitals and more. CultureCapital gives you quick and easy access to Metro DC concert schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets.

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Patti LuPone: COULDA, WOULDA, SHOULDA….Played That Role
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sat, September 27
In this delightful performance, Ms. LuPone performs the songs from roles in musicals that she could have played, would have played, or should have played, along with those that she did play or will be playing.
Steven Lin, piano
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, September 27
This program spans Steven’s strengths, from a classic Beethoven sonata to a work written for him by a rising young composer first heard by our audiences on Julia Bullock’s recital last season.
Washington National Opera: Florencia in the Amazon
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, September 28
Soprano Christine Goerke stars as a famous singer on an enchanted riverboat journey in a "visually stunning" (Seattle Times) production of Daniel Catán's Spanish-language opera inspired by the writing of Gabriel García Márquez.
Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra
GW Lisner Auditorium
Fri, October 3
Imagine shining brass instruments blasting away, led by trumpets as rapturous as they are melancholic and the Balkanic fusion of the love of life with its inescapable sadness, this is the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra.
The Crossroads Club: Mehliana featuring Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, October 4
Mehliana pairs world-renowned pianist Brad Mehldau, performing on Fender Rhodes and an arsenal of vintage synthesizers, with acclaimed percussionist Mark Guiliana on drums and effects.
DJ Spooky's Arctic Rhythms
National Geographic
Fri, October 10
In Arctic Rhythms, a world-premiere performance inspired by a recent Sierra Club-sponsored expedition. Miller and guest musicians will offer an evocative multimedia trip to the Arctic landscape, juxtaposing images with live and recorded hip-hop, electronic, and minimalist music to create an unforgettable experience.
Las Cafeteras
Artisphere
Fri, October 10
Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Son Jarocho, Afro-Caribbean music from Veracruz, Mexico with modern rhythms and lyrically rich storytelling to create a new Urban Folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles.
Muhal Richard Abrams
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, October 10
NEA Jazz Master pianist and composer Muhal Richard Abrams and his group make a rare DC appearance.
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Strathmore
Wed, October 15 thru Thu, October 16
Thanks to the success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, classic songs like ''Walk like a Man'' and ''Can't Take My Eyes Off You'' are all the rage again.
Gladys Knight
Warner Theatre
Sat, October 25
This 7-time Grammy winner is a brilliant singer, with #1 hits in R&B, Pop, Gospel, & Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed over 50 years in film, television, & live performance.
Highlights
Art on 8th: Carolyn Malachi
Thu, September 25
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Harlem Gospel Choir
Sun, September 28
Howard Theatre
Jason Mraz and Raining Jane
Mon, October 13
Warner Theatre
Hugo Kauder Trio
Tue, October 14
Embassy of Hungary
Joel Fan, piano
Tue, October 14
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Marco Ciampi
Wed, October 15
Kreeger Museum