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

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Hot Hits

Bitter Dose Combo - First Fridays: Groovin' On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Mar 1
The Bitter Dose Combo is DC’s premiere gypsy jazz band, playing gypsy jazz and swing standards.

NSO Pops: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (film with live orchestra)

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 23
The National Symphony Orchestra presents John Williams’s iconic Oscar®-nominated score from The Force Awakens performed live along with the full feature film.

Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Mar. 23 – 24
Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece, Madama Butterfly. Revealing the depth of human emotion through lyrical duets and heartbreaking arias.

Washington National Opera: Eugene Onegin

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 9 – 29
Time shifts desires—and one will regret his choice—in Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited love and missed opportunities, inspired by Pushkin’s novel.

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! FEST™: Free Welcome Party featuring DJs Beverly Bond and MC Lyte

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 8
Join us as we kick off BLACK GIRLS ROCK! FEST™ dance party, spun by the Black Girls Rock! Founder and celebrity DJ Beverly Bond and DJ MC Lyte.

National Symphony Orchestra: Shaham & Mozart

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 28 – Mar. 2
In his NSO subscription debut, Lionel Bringuier will conduct Mozart’s glorious Violin Concerto No. 5, played by renowned violinist Gil Shaham.

Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles

Strathmore
Sat. Mar 2
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits to life in addition to all your early favorites.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian Sands

Strathmore
Thu. Mar 21
Washington Performing Arts audience favorite Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

Anoushka Shankar

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 23
Sitar virtuoso and cross-genre adventurer Anoushka Shankar returns to her roots in North Indian classical music.

Sir András Schiff, piano

Strathmore
Tue. Mar 5
Legendary pianist Sir András Schiff returns to Washington Performing Arts for another must-hear concert of the season.

Rosanne Cash & Band

Strathmore
Fri. Mar 1
Bold and commanding, Cash is a masterful storyteller with a rich, evocative voice.

Los Gallos Negros - First Fridays: Groovin' On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Apr 5
From rural son jarocho to urban mariachi styles and contemporary Caribbean rhythms, Los Gallos are an eclectic mus

Spotlights

National Philharmonic: The Debut

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23

Curtis Opera Theatre Vocal Quartet

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Feb 24

Soul Cracker

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23

Arctica

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 30

The Okee Dokee Brothers

The Alden
Sat. Feb 23

Global Sounds on the Hill: Alash

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 26

Dreamers’ Circus

Sixth & I
Wed. Apr 10
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