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

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Hot Hits

Leon Fleisher & Friends

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 9
Join us as we fête esteemed pianist and pedagogue Leon Fleisher on the occasion of his 90th birthday, where he’ll perform solo and duo works.

Living the Dream, Singing the Dream

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 17
Washington Performing Arts’ Gospel Choirs have shared the inspirational gift of gospel music with audiences throughout the D.C. region and beyond.

Verona Quartet

Strathmore
Thu. Feb 21
Lauded as an “outstanding ensemble” by The New York Times, this exciting young quartet burst onto the scene just five years ago and they’ve already impressed us with their intensity, their expressiveness, and their passion for expanding the canon by performing works by living composers.

Lara Downes, piano

Sixth & I
Sat. Feb 23
Lara Downes has channeled her prodigious creativity into an intimate program of solo and ensemble works that pays tribute to women past and present who are composers and poets.

National Symphony Orchestra: Renée Fleming sings Schubert

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 18 – 20
Renée Fleming returns for an all-Schubert program.

Julia Nixon Sings Burt Bacharach and Hal David with the Dave Ylvisaker Dozen

Dumbarton United Methodist Church
Sat. Jan 26
Julia Nixon has been one Washington’s finest and most popular singers for more than 30 years. Longtime collaborator, Pianist Dave Ylvisaker, leads a 12-person band complete with horns, strings and backing vocalists that includes some of the area’s most accomplished musicians.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Feb 13
Royal Concertgebouw returns to D.C. with a program evoking emperors and heroes.

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sat. Jan 26
Travel back to the era of big bands and dancehalls when Benny Goodman was “The King of Swing” with “Renaissance” clarinetist Eddie Daniels and Northern Virginia’s treasured favorite, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 8
With an infectious sense of joy, Ladysmith Black Mambazo spreads a message of peace, hope, and love at every concert through melody and dance.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Brandy Norwood

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 25 – 26
In her first collaboration with a live orchestra, the multi-platinum, Grammy®-winning singer/actress performs favorites from her iconic career.

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.

Rosanne Cash & Band

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

Spotlights

National Philharmonic: The Debut

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23

Maryland Lyric Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

The Clarice
Jan. 24 – 26

In Series: From U Street to the Cotton Club

Source Theatre
Jan. 18 – 20

Victoria Vox

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Thu. Feb 21

The Okee Dokee Brothers

The Alden
Sat. Feb 23

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 23

Tali Rubinstein

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 2

Soul Cracker

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23

Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes

Harmony Hall Regional Center
Sat. Feb 16

Chiarina Chamber Players: Odysseys

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Sun. Jan 27
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