Concerts

Opera

"THE NITRATE HYMNAL" -- world premiere of a multimedia experimental work by Robert Massey and David Wilson, Friday and Saturday at 8. George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 202-785-9727.

"THE IN SERIES" -- "Don Giovanni (of Long Island)," Sunday at 7. Source Theatre, 1835 14th St. NW. 202-237-9834.

LONDON CITY OPERA -- Puccini's "Madame Butterfly," Wednesday at 8. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-279-5301.

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- "Soundtracks: Music and Film" concert series continues through Feb. 1. Friday at 1:30, "Made in Hollywood, USA," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and John Williams in a program of classic film scores. Saturday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in "In Synch: How Do They Do It?", a program that describes technological aspects of synchronizing music to movies. Thursday at 7, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in "European Cine-music," with works by Saint-Saens, Honegger, Shostakovich and Walton. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NAVY BAND -- Friday at 7:30, conducted by Ralph M. Gambone in "Symphonic Celebrations." Free. Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria. 202-433-2525.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8, conducted by Thomas Wilkins with jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis in works by Ellington, Faure, Villa-Lobos, Gould, Daugherty and Ibert. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND -- Friday at 8. Free. Academy Chapel, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. 410-293-0263.

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Leslie B. Dunner in Mozart's Horn Concerto No. 3, Hovhaness's Overture for Trombone and Strings, Ravel's "La Tombeau de Couperin" and Schumann's Symphony No. 2. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-0907.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Thomas Wilkins with jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis in works by Ellington, Faure, Villa-Lobos, Gould, Daugherty and Ibert. Thursday at 2, conducted by Erich Kunzel in a pops program, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

MARINE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 2, conducted by Jason K. Fettig in works by Stravinsky, Barber, Ives and Bernstein. Free. Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 202-433-4011 or 703-845-6156.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND -- Sunday at 3. Free. Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5300 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-293-0263.

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB Orchestra, Monday at 7:30, conducted by Sylvia Alimena in Handel's Overture to "Berenice," Mozart's Piano Concerto in A Major and Mendelssohn's "Midsummer Night's Dream." Free, but tickets required. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-333-2075, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Wednesday at 8, conducted by Lara Webber with violinist Stefan Jackiw in Mozart's Symphony No. 40, Dvorak's "Carnival" Overture and Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1. Urbana High School, 3471 Campus Dr., Ijamsville. 301-228-2828 or 410-783-8000.

Chamber Groups

MIAMI STRING QUARTET -- Friday at 8. The Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-938-2404.

PATRICIA MILLER -- mezzo-soprano, baritone Jerome Barry, pianist Carlos Cesar Rodriguez, violinist Peter Sirotin, violist Michael Stepniak and cellist Fiona Thompson, Friday at 8. Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Ct. NW. 202-625-2361.

PEABODY TRIO -- Friday at 8. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1770.

AUDUBON QUARTET -- Saturday at 3. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-1111.

VIOLINS OF LAFAYETTE with tenor Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, Saturday at 6. La Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-546-9332.

RED PRIEST -- Saturday at 8, Vivaldi's "Four Seasons." Dumbarton Concert Series, Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-965-2000.

BACH SINFONIA -- Saturday at 8, "The Intimate Baroque." Washington Conservatory of Music, 5144 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 301-362-6525.

FESSENDEN ENSEMBLE -- Saturday at 8. Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Ct. NW. 202-625-2361.

ROCK CREEK CHAMBER PLAYERS -- Sunday at 3. Free. 14th-floor assembly hall, Building 10, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. 202-337-8710.

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

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA musicians, Monday at 8. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-230-3775.

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

THE IGOR LESCHISHIN SEPTET -- 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).

EIGHTH BLACKBIRD -- Wednesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

WHITWORTH BRASS -- 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).

ARTURO CHACON -- vocalist, cellist Irma Field and pianist Juan Pablo Andrade, Thursday at 7. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1770.

Recitals

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

JAMES S. DARLING -- organist, Friday at 7:30. Free. St. John's Church, 6701 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-654-7767.

MIRON YAMPOLSKY -- cellist, and pianist Dingwall Fleary, Friday at 8. Old School House, Georgetown Pike and Walker Road, Great Falls. 703-759-2048 or 703-860-5960.

SEAN BRADY -- pianist, Friday at 8. Free. Harris Theater, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-1380 or 703-993-8888.

JEFFREY SIEGEL -- pianist, Sunday at 2, in a family concert. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

AMY BETH HORMAN -- violinist, Sunday at 3. Free. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-9223.

JANICE MARTIN -- violinist, Sunday at 7. Free. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church. 703-532-5656.

MARTIN HACKLEMAN -- hornist, and pianist Kelly Ker-Hackleman, Sunday at 7:30. Free. Harris Theater, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-1380 or 703-993-8888.

YO-YO MA -- cellist, and pianist Kathryn Stott, Monday at 8. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MARCOLIVIA DUO -- violin/viola, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

NAVIH BULOS -- violinist, Tuesday at 12:15. Free. Old St. Paul's Church, Charles and Saratoga streets, Baltimore. 410-685-5537.

ZINO BOGACHAK -- violinist, and pianist Anna Balakerskaia, Tuesday at 8. Free. Harris Theater, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-1380 or 703-993-8888.

YASUJI OHAGI -- guitarist, Thursday at 10 p.m. HR-57 Center for the Preservation of Jazz and Blues, 1610 14th St. NW. 202-667-3700.

Choral Groups

PALESTRINA CHOIR -- Friday at 8. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Third and A SE. 202-543-1397, Ext. 4.

POLYHYMNIA -- Saturday at 8. St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 4201 Albemarle St. NW. 301-565-0314.

WASHINGTON KANTOREI -- Sunday at 3. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. 703-533-1169 or 703-549-9334.