Concerts

Opera

"REYNOLDS FOUNDATION SERIES" -- Oscar Hammerstein II's "Carmen Jones," adapted from Bizet's "Carmen," Friday at 7, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 8, in a semi-staged concert version with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Placido Domingo, the Harlem Boys Choir, the Howard University Choir, vocalist Vanessa Williams and other soloists. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CATHOLIC U. OPERA -- Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors," Friday at 8, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2. Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-4000 or 202-319-5416.

BALTIMORE OPERA CO. -- Verdi's "Rigoletto," through Nov. 24. Saturday at 8:15, Sunday at 3 and Wednesday at 7:30. Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore. 410-727-6000.

WASHINGTON OPERA -- Mozart's "Idomeneo," through Nov. 23. Sunday at 2 and Wednesday 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).

Orchestras BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8, Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 3, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with pianist Lang Lang in Puts's "Network," Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, and Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" (Friday and Sunday only). Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

TOWSON U. SYMPHONIC BAND -- Friday at 8:15, conducted by Dana Rothlisberger in Persichetti's "Symphony for Band," Arnold's "Tam O'Shanter," Bennett's "Symphonic Songs for Band" and Whitacre's "October." Kaplan Concert Hall, Odler and Campus drives. 410-704-2787.

CATHOLIC U. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Hajime Teri Murai. Free. Takoma Theatre, 6833 Fourth St. NW. 202-319-4000 or 202-319-5416.

NAVY BAND -- Saturday at 7, conducted by Ralph M. Gambone. Free. Easton High School, 723 Mecklenburg Ave., Easton. 410-770-4033 or 202-433-2525.

MARYLAND SYMPHONY -- Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Elizabeth Schulze with trombonist Wayne Wells in Tomasi's Concerto for Trombone, Kodaly's "Galanta Dances" and Brahms's Symphony No. 3. Maryland Theatre, 21 South Potomac St., Hagerstown. 301-797-4000.

ARLINGTON SYMPHONY -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Ruben Vartanyan with clarinetist Jon Manasse in Mozart's Symphony No. 32, Clarinet Concerto, Overture to "Marriage of Figaro" and Symphony No. 41. Schlesinger Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-528-1817 or 703-922-0962.

FAIRFAX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, with soprano Dorothy Kingston, baritone Byron Jones and the Fairfax Choral Society in Orff's "Carmina Burana." Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

AMERICAN YOUTH PHILHARMONIC -- Sunday at 3, conducted by Luis Haza with pianist Christie Julien in Chopin's Piano Concerto in E minor and Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" Suite. Schlesinger Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-642-8051 or 703-922-0962.

GEORGE WASHINGTON U. Symphonic Orchestra, Sunday at 3. Free. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-994-6800.

WASHINGTON CONSERVATORY Orchestra, Sunday at 3, conducted by A. Scott Wood in Bizet's Symphony No. 1 and Overture to "Djamileh," and Gretry/Mottl's "Three Dances" from "Cephalus and Procris." Free. Hearst Hall Auditorium, National Cathedral School, Wisconsin Avenue and Woodley Road NW. 202-966-3325.

ORCHESTRA OF THE 17TH CENTURY -- Sunday at 7, conducted by Michael Holmes with the Carmina vocal ensemble. St. George's Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St., Arlington. 703-897-8990.

GEORGE MASON U. SYMPHONIC Band and Wind Ensemble, Monday at 8. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

ARMY BAND percussion ensemble, Tuesday at 7:30, in "Christmas for Percussion." Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.

PAN AMERICAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Wednesday at 7:30, conducted by Sergio Alessandro Buslje in Milhaud's "La Creation du Monde," Miguel de Aguila's "Conga Line From Hell," Revueltas's "Ocho por Radio," and Piazzolla's "Invierno" and "Otono Porteno." Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th St. NW. 202-884-9008.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 7, conducted by Osmo Vanska with violinist Christian Tetzlaff in Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain," Shostakovich's Violin Concerto in A minor and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1 in D minor. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ARMY CONCERT BAND, Ceremonial Band and Army Blues, Thursday at 7:30 in "A Stan Kenton Christmas." Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.

Chamber Groups BRENTANO STRING QUARTET -- Friday at 8. Free, but tickets required. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, First and Independence SE. 202-432-7328 for tickets (service charges); 202-707-5502 for information.

AMSTERDAM GUITAR TRIO -- Friday at 8. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

WASHINGTON MUSICA VIVA -- Saturday at 7:30. BannerArts, 4233C Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-493-5729.

TEMPEST TRIO and Morpheus Trio of the Loudoun Symphony, Saturday at 8, followed by dessert. St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St. NW, Leesburg. 703-771-8287.

HEIM WOODWIND TRIO -- Saturday at 8. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 16420 S. Westland Dr., Gaithersburg. 301-869-1780.

THE EROICA TRIO -- Sunday at 3. Free. National Academy of Sciences Auditorium, 2100 C St. NW. 202-334-2436.

AMSTERDAM GUITAR TRIO -- Sunday at 3. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070.

HESPERUS -- Sunday at 3, "The Wild Kingdom: A Book of Beasts." Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-9223.

TOWSON U. EARLY ENGLYSHE Musick Ensemble, Sunday at 3. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

VERDEHR TRIO -- Sunday at 5. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

TOWSON U. FINE ARTS WOODWIND Quintet with saxophonist David Stambler, Sunday at 7:30. Kaplan Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

NETWORK FOR NEW MUSIC QUARTET -- Tuesday at 6:30. Ninth floor auditorium, IDB Cultural Center, Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 202-623-3929 or 202-623-3558.

SOUTHWEST CHAMBER PLAYERS -- Tuesday at 7:30. St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Sixth Street and Maine Avenue SW. 202-484-6354.

FESSENDEN ENSEMBLE -- Tuesday at 8. St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 4201 Albemarle St. NW. 202-362-2390.

MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE WIND and Percussion Ensemble, Thursday at 7:30. Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

AIR FORCE 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.

GOULD PIANO TRIO -- Thursday at 8. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

Recitals XIAOLONG GAO -- pianist, Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

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

MARILYN MOORE BROWN -- soprano, flutist Karen Johnson and pianist Darya Gabay, Friday at 7:30. Levine School of Music, 2810 Upton St. NW. 202-686-9772.

KEN DRAKE -- pianist, Friday at 8. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

STEVEN FRANK -- organist, Friday at 8. Free. Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Rd., Rockville. 301-460-8511.

MAXIM VENGEROV -- violinist, Saturday at 4. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

TODD ALMOND -- baritone, Saturday at 6:30, singing songs by Ellen Mandel composed to poems by e.e. cummings. A benefit for a partner church in Romania. River Road Unitarian Church, 6301 River Rd., Bethesda. 301-229-0400.

DILSHAD HUSSAIN KHAN and Summer Hussain Khan, violinists, and tabla player Subhash Karmarkar, Saturday at 7:30. Gandhi Memorial Center, 4748 Western Ave. NW. 301-229-3871.

LEON BATES -- pianist, Saturday at 8. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-9223.

TROY STUART -- cellist, and pianist Michael Adcock, Saturday at 8. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-381-0097.

NAOKO TAKADA -- marimbist, Sunday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MICHAEL KAMINSKI -- organist, Sunday at 3. Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes, 1217 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-347-8161.

LUANNA COMPOS -- violinist, and pianist Ivan Compos, Sunday at 3. Lincoln Congregational Temple, 1701 11th St. NW. 202-332-2640.

PETER SERKIN -- pianist, Sunday at 4. Mondzac Performing Arts Center, Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-496-7976.

ASHLEY BROWNING -- harpist, flutist Casey Herrod and cellist Katie Perillo, Sunday at 4. Free. Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ, 5010 Little Falls Rd., Arlington. 703-538-4886.

MARCOLIVIA -- violin duo, Sunday at 4. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church. 703-532-5656.

ROSA LAMOREAUX -- soprano, and pianist Betty Bullock, Sunday at 7. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

GERVASE DE PEYER -- clarinetist, and pianist Michael Adcock, Sunday at 7:30. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-560-7835 or 703-838-4994.

JASON VIEAUX -- guitarist, Monday at 7:30. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 202-686-0481 or 301-530-0540.

SHUBHA SANKARAN -- surbaharist, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

JENNIFER BLADES -- mezzo-soprano, Tuesday at 12:15. Free. St. Paul's Parish, Charles and Saratoga streets, Baltimore. 410-685-5537.

ALBAN GERHARDT -- cellist, Tuesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

PETER BURROUGHS -- tenor, Thursday at 12:15. Free. National City Christian Church, 14th and Massachusetts NW. 202-232-0323.

NSO YOUTH FELLOWS -- Thursday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

LEON KHOJA-EYNATYAN -- percussionist, Thursday at 7. Free. Levine School of Music, 2810 Upton St. NW. 202-686-9772.

Choral Groups

ANNAPOLIS CHORALE -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by J. Ernest Green in Einhorn's "Voices of Light Oratorio" accompanying the 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc." Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-1906.

BRATISLAVA CONSERVATORY Chamber Choir, Saturday at 3. Mount Airy Mansion, 8714 Rosaryville Rd., Upper Marlboro. 301-856-9656.

WASHINGTON BACH CONSORT -- Saturday at 8. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

NAVY SEA CHANTERS -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 8908 Old Branch Ave., Clinton. 202-433-2525.

ALEXANDRIA CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 8: Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Sunday at 4: Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 703-548-4734.

CATHEDRAL CHORAL SOCIETY -- Tuesday at 7:30, conducted by J. Reilly Lewis in an audience sing-along of selections from Vivaldi's "Gloria" and Handel's "Messiah." Washington National Cathdral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202-537-6200 or 202-537-5527.

"INTERFAITH CONFERENCE CONCERT" -- Tuesday at 7:30, with ensembles from eight faith traditions. Washington Hebrew Congregation, Massachusetts and Macomb streets NW. 202-234-6300.

WORLD CHILDREN'S CHOIR -- 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).