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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The Christmas Revels: Celestial FoolsGW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 7 – 15 Our cast of over 100, ages 9-90, invites you to join tradition bearers Karim Nagi, Shizumi Shigeto Manale and Mark Novak for this timeless fable.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 This year, Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1, 2020 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.
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14 The NSO Pop’s annual tradition, complete with Santa, the joyful voices of The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and even “snow!”
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Game music legend Andy Brick conducts the NSO and The Washington Chorus in concert premieres from more than a dozen blockbuster video games.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra for our Lunar New Year Celebration.
NSO: Eschenbach returns / Tetzlaff plays DvořákThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 24 – 25, 2020 The renowned violinist, brings to life the work’s powerhouse opening, lyrical slow movement, and spirited finale infused with Slavic cheer.
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15, 2020 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.
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22 an Engebretson, conducts the National Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorale for two performances of Handel’s Messiah.
Vienna Boys ChoirCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Dec 13 Annual holiday concert to celebrate the magic of the season.
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8, 2020 Kinan Azmeh is equally astounding for his virtuosity on clarinet and his versatility as composer, improviser, and band leader.
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22 A stellar cast of singers joins Davis, the Orchestra, and The Washington Chorus.
FMMC: Strathmore Concert SeriesThe Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Dec 12
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasRachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Mon. Dec 23
Charm City JunctionBlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 22, 2020
Cathedral Choral Society: Joy of ChristmasWashington National Cathedral
Dec. 21 – 22
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasStrathmore
Sat. Dec 14
FMMC: Riderwood Concert SeriesRiderwood Village Chapel
Sun. Jan 5, 2020
Cool Yule with Rochelle RiceArts Barn
Sat. Dec 14
Helicon: Winter SolsticeDumbarton Concerts
Sat. Dec 14
FMMC: Arioso Chorale ConcertLutheran Church of the Reformation
Jan. 16 – 18, 2020
A Jazzy Holiday with the Eric Byrd TrioMontpelier Arts Center
Thu. Dec 12
Unforgettable - A Tribute to Nat King ColeArts Barn
Jan. 10 – 19, 2020
A Celtic ChristmasDumbarton Concerts
Dec. 8 – 15