Music in DC including Concerts, Opera, Orchestras, Festivals & 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 DC Metro's schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets.
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Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 In this much more intimate performance, he joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide.
National Philharmonic: Jupiter Symphony/Orli ShahamStrathmore
Jan. 18 – 19 The Symphony No. 41, appropriately nicknamed “Jupiter,” is a towering and majestic work.
NSO: Lugansky plays Mozart / Honeck conducts DvořákThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 Manfred Honeck returns to conduct Resurrexit, a piece from Mason Bates.
Ol' Blue Eyes: Frank SinatraSignature Theatre
Jan. 17 – 18 Signature toasts the iconic crooner in a stylish, suave and sophisticated evening flush with all of Sinatra's famous tunes.
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1 The “timeless team” (Classical Review) of Mutter and Orkis bring their decades of shared dialogue to the iconic “Kreutzer,” the lyrical “Spring,” and the quirky A minor sonatas.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15 Returning to WPA following the release of her fifth CD, Visions, inspired by the life of Frida Kahlo and brimming with Aldana’s trademark harmonic sophistication and deftly spun solos.
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8 Kinan Azmeh is equally astounding for his virtuosity on clarinet and his versatility as composer, improviser, and band leader.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra for our Lunar New Year Celebration.
Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: Juan Atkins TechnoThe Reach @The Kennedy Center
Thu. Jan 30 Detroit techno fuses with contemporary sounds in an immersive, designed space, featuring performances by Grammy®–nominated ensemble Inscape.
Washington Performing Arts: Paul Lewis & Steven OsborneThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Feb 18 Two of the great British pianists of our time come together to interpret gems from the French repertoire for piano duet.
Charm City JunctionBlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 22
Unforgettable - A Tribute to Nat King ColeArts Barn
Jan. 17 – 19
Jazzmeia HornThe Reach @The Kennedy Center
Sat. Jan 18
The Bumper JacksonsAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Jan 17
FMMC: Arioso Chorale ConcertLutheran Church of the Reformation
Sat. Jan 18
Hip Hop KaraokeThe Reach @The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 24
Washington Jewish Music Festival: Rhythm and Jews: Jews and the Birth of Rock and RollEdlavitch DCJCC
Wed. Jan 29
Choral Arts Society of Washington: Living the Dream…Singing the DreamThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
Damian Sneed’s We Shall OvercomeMcLean Community Center
Thu. Jan 30
The Slocan RamblersBlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Jan 25