Concerts

Opera

WASHINGTON OPERA -- Barber's "Vanessa," through Nov. 10. Sunday at 7 and Tuesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-295-2400, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

OPERA VIVENTE -- Puccini's "Le Villi" and Mollicone's "Face on the Barroom Floor," Saturday at 8. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-547-7997.

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in Copland's "Dance Symphony," McTee's Symphony No. 1, Weber's "Invitation to the Dance," McPhee's "Tabuh-Tabuhan" and Ravel's "La Valse." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Lucas Richman with comedian/vocalist Martin Short in a pops program. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7:30, conducted by Andrea Marcon with violinist Giuliano Carmignola. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ARLINGTON SYMPHONY -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Ruben Vartanyan in Grieg's "Peer Gynt" Suite No. 1, Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Moutain," Offenbach's Overture to "Orpheus in the Underworld," Dukas's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite" and Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries." Schlesinger Concert Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-528-1817.

CITY OF FAIRFAX BAND -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Robert Pouliot in an all-German program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Alte Kameraden German Band. Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-757-0220.

FREDERICK ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, with violinist Diane Baker in Mozart's Concerto No. 5, Dvorak's Symphony No. 8 and Smetana's Overture to "The Bartered Bride." Kussmaul Theater, Frederick Community College, 7932 Oppossumtown Pike, Frederick. 301-663-8476.

LOUDOUN SYMPHONY -- conducted by Mark Allen McCoy in Ocker's "Gettysburg: July 1, 1863," Barber's "Adagio for Strings," Haydn's Symphony No. 100 and Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet." Saturday at 8: Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Rd., Ashburn. Sunday at 3: Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. 703-771-8287.

NAVY BAND -- Saturday at 8:15. Free, but tickets required. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787 or 202-433-2525.

YOUTH ORCHESTRAS OF PRINCE William, Sunday at 3. Hylton High School, 14051 Spriggs Rd., Woodbridge. 703-590-7083.

CHANTILLY HIGH SCHOOL Orchestra, Tuesday at 7, in a family Halloween program. Chantilly High School, 4201 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-222-7097.

GEORGE MASON U. SYMPHONY Orchestra, Tuesday at 8, in Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and other works. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

Chamber Groups

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA chamber ensembles, Friday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ARTEMIS STRING QUARTET -- Friday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND Clarinet Choir, Friday at 8. Free. First Presbyterian Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. 410-293-0263.

AIR FORCE BAND CHAMBER Players, Friday at 8. Free. George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 202-767-5658.

AHN TRIO -- Saturday at 3. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-1111 or 703-476-4500.

SENECA ENSEMBLE -- Saturday at 7. Free. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7730 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. 301-365-5733.

LEFT BANK QUARTET -- Saturday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

GUARNERI STRING QUARTET -- Saturday at 8. Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-715-0034 or 301-596-6203.

ARMONIA NOVA -- Saturday at 8. Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church, 3215 Powder Mill Rd., Adelphi. 703-721-1932.

MARINE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE -- Sunday at 2. Free. George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 202-433-4011.

HOMEWOOD BRASS CONSORT -- Sunday at 3. Free. St. Paul's Church, Saratoga and North Charles streets, Baltimore. 410-685-3404 or 443-413-6831.

BALTIMORE CONSORT -- Sunday at 3 and 7:30. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND BRASS Quintet, Sunday at 3:30. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 461 College Pkwy., Arnold. 410-293-0263.

ORPHEUS STRING QUARTET -- Sunday at 7. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

VIENNA PIANO TRIO -- Sunday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

PASTICHE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE -- Tuesday at 5:30. Laboratory Theater, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

ARMY BAND ensembles, Tuesday at 7:30. Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.

PHILHARMONIA ENSEMBLE -- Thursday at 8, with soprano Carmen Balthrop. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

AIR FORCE BAND CHAMBER Players, Thursday at 8. Free. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 202-767-5658 or 301-203-6070.

Recitals

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB -- Friday at noon. Free. Sumner School Museum, 1201 17th St. NW. 202-333-2075.

SHERHII MOROZOV -- pianist, Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

BERLIN PHILHARMONIC WIND Quintet and pianist Jon Nakamatsu, Friday at 8. The annual Wolf Trap Founder's Day Celebration. The Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-938-2404.

LAZO MOMCHILOVICH -- oboist, clarinetist Soo Youn Hong, violinist Roy Hill III and pianist Betsy Reed, Friday at 8. Great Falls Schoolhouse, Georgetown Pike and Walker Road, Great Falls. 703-759-2048 or 703-860-5960.

MOLLY DONNELLY -- mezzo-soprano, and pianist Jay Crowder, Friday at 8. Free. Music Recital Hall, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-279-5209.

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB -- Saturday at 11. Free. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

OLGA KERN -- pianist, Saturday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

JULIE BLAND -- vocalist, Saturday at 2. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-644-5860 or 703-838-4994.

AUDRA MACDONALD -- soprano, Saturday at 7. A benefit for the Collington Foundation's Walker Center for Life Long Learning. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

"HALLOWEEN ORGAN FESTIVAL" -- Saturday at 7:30, with organists Johnnye Egnot, Julie Vidrick Evans, Mary Mozzelle, Sondra Proctor and Sonya Subbayya Sutton. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. 301-229-7768.

LAUFMAN DUO -- cello/piano, Saturday at 8. Free. Briggs Memorial Church, 5144 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda. 301-320-2770.

GUNNAR KVARAN -- cellist, and pianist Reynaldo Reyes, Sunday at 3. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

VICTORIA BRAGIN -- pianist, Sunday at 4. Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum, Seventh and Independence SW. 202-357-3030.

JANE BOURDOW -- organist, Sunday at 5. Free. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8009 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-4342.

ALEXANDR TSELYAKOV -- pianist, Sunday at 5. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

STEFKA EVSTATIEVA -- soprano, mezzo-soprano Mariana Karpatova, tenor Lucas G. Staridolski, bass-baritone Guenko Guechev and pianist Ariel DeChosa, Sunday at 5. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1770.

JEFFREY SIEGEL -- pianist, Sunday at 7. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

EDITH WIENS -- soprano, and pianist Erika Switzer, Monday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

JON KALBFLEISCH -- pianist, with Susanna & Earl Powers, violin/horn duo, Monday at 7:30. Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, 421 Seward Sq. SE. 202-546-1000.

WITKOWSKI PIANO DUO -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ALESSANDRO BIANCHI -- organist, Thursday at 12:15. Free. National City Christian Church, 14th and Massachusetts NW. 202-232-0323.

MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE Wind & Percussion Ensemble, Thursday at 7:30. Lee Hall, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

Choral Groups

SCHOLA CANTORUM DE CARACAS -- Saturday at 6. Free. Our Lady Queen of the Americas, 2200 California St. NW. 202-342-6848.

COLUMBIA PRO CANTARE -- Saturday at 7:30, in an all-Mozart program. Rouse Theatre, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia. 410-465-5744 or 410-799-9321.

FESTA DELLA VOCE -- Sunday at 3. St. David's Church, 5150 Macomb St. NW. 202-432-7328 or 202-667-0180.

MUSIKANTEN -- Sunday at 4. La Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-328-8610, Ext. 134.

HANDEL CHOIR OF BALTIMORE -- Sunday at 4. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 10 E. Mount Vernon Pl., Baltimore. 410-366-6544.

HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN Church Music Ministry, Sunday at 6. Free. 7607 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel. 301-725-1666.

METROPOLITAN CHORUS -- Sunday at 7, with the George Symphony Orchestra in Verdi's "Requiem." National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. 703-933-2500.

MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE Chorus, Sunday at 7:30. Free. Dodd Auditorium, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

ARMY CHORALE -- Monday at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7:30, in Halloween programs. Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.

AMERICAN REPERTORY SINGERS -- Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.