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

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Dante' Pope, soul vocalist

The Mansion at Strathmore
Jan. 16 – 30, 2019
Multi-instrumentalist Dante’ Pope communicates his love, passion, and appreciation of life through his music. Whether he is playing the piano, guitar, or drums, Pope’s signature soulful sound is infused with elements of gospel, jazz, and R&B.

Bandana Splits

Sun. Dec 16
Treat yourself to an afternoon of pure delight with a double scoop of this Brooklyn girl group’s deliciously sweet harmonies and lighthearted bubblegum melodies. A cotton candy confection,

Step Afrika! 25th Anniversary Celebration

Sun. Jan 20, 2019
Step Afrika! launches its 25th anniversary season at Strathmore with a retrospective performance of the company’s best-loved works

Yael Weiss: 32 Bright Clouds

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Jan 24, 2019
Weiss’ beautifully curated performances feature 32 Beethoven sonatas combined with 32 newly commissioned pieces from 32 highly diverse composers in 32 countries spanning the globe.

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis

Dec. 14 – 15
Jazz up your holiday celebration with the legendary Marsalis! This magical evening of festive music blends classical, jazz, and holiday favorites, featuring 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, including spectacular young vocalists Sotashe and Swift.

Canadian Brass

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sat. Dec 15
Renowned for joyous performances and their iconic white running shoes, this quintet will warm your heart with sparkling brass standards and toe-tapping holiday favorites.

A Candlelight Christmas

Dec. 20 – 21
Featuring traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-a-longs of your favorites. The festivities are accompanied by a brass ensemble and organ, infused with Christopher Bell’s audience-pleasing combination of reverence and revelry, and of course include the traditional candlelight processional.

A Jazz New Year's Eve:  Patti Austin's Be-Bop Hip Hop Ella featuring Trevor Lawrence Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Mon. Dec 31
Ring in 2019 in style with a night of Hip Hop scatting and Bebop-Hip Hop mashups celebrating Ella Fitzgerald!

The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter Celebration

GW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 14 – 16
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599.

Charles Lloyd and the Marvels and special guest Lucinda Williams

Library of Congress
Wed. Dec 12
NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd travels to the Library with his great band of troubadours and companions, The Marvels.

Brentano Quartet With Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Library of Congress
Tue. Dec 18
What’s better than hearing one string quintet played on five Stradivari instruments? Hearing three quintets!


National Chamber Ensemble - Holiday Time Warp

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
Sat. Dec 15

Eric Mintel Quartet Fourth Friday Sound Sketch

National Gallery of Art
Fri. Dec 28

Mount Vernon Virtuosi

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
Sun. Dec 30

Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer & Sam Gleaves

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Jan 31, 2019

Choral Arts: Songs of the Season

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 – 24

Cool Yule with Lena Seikaly

Arts Barn
Sat. Dec 15

Maryland Lyric Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

The Clarice
Jan. 24 – 26, 2019

A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 – 22

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jan 25, 2019
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