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Music in Metro DC including Concerts, Opera, Symphony & 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 Metro DC concert schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets.

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AIR - Strathmore's Artist in Residence Series
The Artists in Residence (AIR) program provides performance, composition, teaching, and networking opportunities for upcoming musicians.
Spring Arts Preview Metro DC 2014
Finally. Spring has arrived. Find a preview to theatre, dance, music, museum and gallery events in this CultureCapital.com Spring Arts Preview.
Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose Duo
Strathmore
Thu, April 17
Strathmore welcomes back this extraordinary artist, joined by his recording collaborator Rob Moose (Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens) for an intimate evening of arrangements that are at once spare, intricate and emotionally direct.
NSO: Cornelius Meister, conductor / Nikolai Lugansky, piano, plays Prokofiev
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, April 17 thru Sat, April 19
Making his NSO debut, young conductor Cornelius Meister leads Mozart's Symphony No. 40, a Mendelssohn masterpiece, and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring "colorful and exciting" (The New York Times) Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky.
Hilary Hahn, violin
Strathmore
Wed, April 23
Hahn's program includes selections from her Encores Project, featuring commissioned works performed for the first time in Washington.
NSO: Beyond the Score: Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4--Why Italy?
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, April 25
For aficionados and newcomers alike, this series uses actors, narration, excerpts, and multimedia to share captivating stories behind a score, followed by a full performance of the work. This event explores Mendelssohn's delightful "Italian" Symphony.
Ben Folds Solo
GW Lisner Auditorium
Mon, April 28
Following the release of Ben Folds Five's first official live album in June and a host of feature orchestral shows, Ben Folds takes the stage for a solo performance.
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Tue, April 29
Featuring works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Medtner, Ravel, and Strauss.
4 Girls 4: Maureen McGovern, Andrea McArdle, Donna McKechnie & Faith Prince
Strathmore
Fri, May 2
Show tune lovers hit the jackpot with this foursome, each a legendary leading lady: Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, Andrea McArdle, and Faith Prince.
Todo Tango
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sat, May 3
Once again, PASO ends its annual DC Tango Festival with it signature tango show of traditional tangos and nuevo tangos, featuring 30 musicians, bandone├│n players, tango pianist Octavio Brunetti, and an international cast of tango dancers.
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Kreeger Museum
Fri, May 9
The St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) has established itself among the world-class chamber ensembles of its generation.
Martin Helmchen, piano
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, May 10
Featuring works by Bach, Schumann, and Schubert.
Blue Note at 75, The Concert
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sun, May 11
As the culminating event of a celebration of the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records, artists from the iconic label's present and past roster perform: Norah Jones, Cassandra Wilson, Jason Moran, Wayne Shorter, and surprise special guests.
Lawrence Brownlee & Kevin Murphy in Recital
GW Lisner Auditorium
Tue, May 13
nternationally acclaimed American tenor, a favorite at the Metropolitan Opera and virtually all of Europe's leading opera houses, appears in recital, accompanied by Kevin Murphy.
Aaron Grad & Gus Mercante
Strathmore
Thu, May 15
Grad returns with new music and an entirely new instrument that he invented--the electric theorbo--in his newest work, Old-Fashioned Love Songs, commissioned in part by Strathmore.
Washington National Opera: The Magic Flute
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, May 3 thru Sun, May 18
A love-struck prince sets out on a fantastic adventure to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter in Mozart's final opera. This "zesty and imaginative new production" (San Francisco Chronicle) is certain to captivate audiences of all ages.
Highlights
Mendelssohn Piano Trio
Fri, April 25
Embassy of Slovenia
Woobin Park, Pianist
Sat, April 26
Montpelier Arts Center
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Mistresses and Masterpieces
Sun, April 27
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Rhythm Cafe: Sassy Sarah Vaughan
Sun, April 27
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Trout Fishing in America
Sun, April 27
CenterStage
The Hit Men
Sun, May 11
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Operetta Evening I - Embassy of Austria
Thu, May 15
Embassy of Austria