Highlights from summer’s classical music calendar

June 2, 2012
Washington, D.C., and environs

Netherlands Carillon concerts, Arlington

Memorial Day to Labor Day (Saturdays at 6 p.m.)

www.nps.gov/gwmp/nethcarillon.htm

National Orchestral Institute and Festival, College Park

May 31-June 30

http://www.music.umd.edu/noi/

Summer Opera Festival 2012, Catholic University in Washington

June 1-17 (performances June 15-17)

www.belcantanti.com/education/festival/2012/index.shtml

Washington Early Music Festival, Washington

June 2-30

www.earlymusicdc.org/

Washington Summer Sings!, Washington

June 5, 12, 19 and 26

http://newdominion.org/public_files/SummerSings2012.pdf

Washington International Competition for Strings, Washington

June 8-10

http://www.fmmc.org/

Riverbend Opera presents Verdi’s “Otello,” with performances in Washington, Arlington County and Fairfax County

June 12, 15, 17

www.riverbendopera.com/

Pops on the Potomac, National Harbor, Prince George’s County

June 16-Aug. 25 (free Saturday night concerts)

www.chesapeakeorchestra.org/pops-on-the-potomac.html

Serenade!, Washington

June 28-July 2

classicalmovements.org/dc_concerts.htm

Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna

June 29-Aug. 11

www.wolftrap.org/Opera.aspx

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Summer Organ Recital Series, Washington

July 1-Aug. 26 (every Sunday at 6 pm)

www.nationalshrine.com

NSO@Wolf Trap, Vienna

July 6-Aug. 4

www.wolftrap.org

Kapell Competition and Festival, College Park, MD

July 7-21

claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/2010/c/kapell/

Washington International Piano Festival, Catholic University, Washington

July 29-Aug. 4

www.washingtonpianofest.com/

Virginia

Castleton Festival, Rappahannock County

June 22-July 22

castletonfestival.org

Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Harrisonburg

June 10-17

www.emu.edu/bach/

Vocal Arts and Music Festival, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg

June 16-29

www.artscenter.vt.edu/vamf/

Garth Newel Music Center Summer Season, Hot Springs

June 30-Sept. 2, every Saturday and Sunday

www.garthnewel.org/Home.aspx

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy, Roseland

July 6-Aug. 5

www.wintergreenperformingarts.org

Ash Lawn Opera, Charlottesville

July 13-Aug. 7

www.ashlawnopera.com

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Orkney Springs

July 20-Sept. 2

www.musicfest.org

Staunton Music Festival, Staunton

Aug. 17-25

www.stauntonmusicfestival.com

West Virginia

West Virginia University Keyboard Festival and Competition, Morgantown

July 2-6

music.wvu.edu/keyboardfestival

Maryland

The National Music Festival, Chestertown

June 3-16

www.nationalmusic.us/

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, Easton

June 3-17

www.chesapeakechambermusic.org

St. Mary’s River Concert Series, St Mary’s City

June 22-July 27

www.smcm.edu/riverconcert

The Academy (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore)

June 23-30

www.bsomusic.org/main.taf?p=11,5

International Music Institute and Festival USA, Emmitsburg

July 8-22

www.imif.us/index.html

Delaware

Delaware Chamber Music Festival, Wilmington

June 15-24

inwilmingtonde.com/events/delaware-chamber-music-festival

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