Concerts

Opera

OPERA VIVENTE -- Mozart's "La finta giardiniera," through March 29. Friday at 7:30, Sunday at 2, Thursday at 7:30. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-547-7997.

SQUONK OPERA -- "Bigsmorgasbordwunderwerk," Friday at 8. Kay Theater, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

ANNAPOLIS OPERA -- Verdi's "La Traviata," Friday at 8 and Sunday at 3. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-267-8135.

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 1:30, Saturday at 8, conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev in Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" (excerpts) and Tchaikovsky's "Manfred, Symphonic Poem After Byron." Thursday at 7, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with soprano Linda Hohenfeld in Beethoven's Overture to "The Creatures of Prometheus," Meyer's Violin Concerto and Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in G Major. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE-Community Symphony Orchestra, Friday at 8, conducted by Kevin Bartram in works by Grant, Beethoven, Satie, Barber, Walton and Reed. Free. Dodd Auditorium, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Emmanuel Krivine with pianist Gianluca Cascioli, soprano Jessica Jones and baritone Brett Polegato in Berlioz's "Roman Carnival," Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 26 and Zemlinsky's "Lyric Symphony." Saturday at 11, conducted by Lara Webb in "Brilliant Brass," a family program narrated by Rheda Becker. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

BACH SINFONIA -- Saturday at 8, in J.S. Bach's Concerto in C Minor for Violin and Oboe, W.F. Bach's Sinfonia in D Minor, J.C. Bach's Sinfonia in B-flat Major and C.P.E. Bach's Concerto for Flute in A Major. Washington Conservatory of Music, 5144 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda. 301-362-6525.

PRINCE WILLIAM SYMPHONY Orchestra, Saturday at 8, conducted by Carl Long in Revueltas's "Ocho Por Radio," Walton's "Facade" and Stravinsky's "Histoire du Soldat." Grace United Methodist Church, 9750 Wellington Rd., Manassas. 703-580-8562.

CITY OF FAIRFAX BAND -- Saturday at 8, conducted by David Holsinger with trumpeter Alexander White. Fairfax High School Auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-757-0220.

LOUDOUN SYMPHONY -- conducted by Mark Allen McCoy with pianist Brian Ganz in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20, Worsley's "Sundance" and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2. 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.

MARINE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 2, conducted by Timothy W. Foley in works by Haydn and Schubert. Free. Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 202-433-4011 or 703-845-6156.

TRINITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 3, in a children's program. Trinity Theater, 36th and O NW. 301-926-7079.

ROCKVILLE CONCERT BAND -- Sunday at 3, conducted by Vince Patterson in a children's program. Free. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8620.

RESTON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 4, conducted by Dingwall Fleary in works by Purcell, Corelli, Scheidt and Scarlatti-Casella. Free. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-444-2646 or 703-860-1328.

GEORGETOWN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 5, conducted by Victoria Gau with soprano Martha Slay, violinist Maurice Gatewood and storyteller Jon Spelman in Ravel's "Sheherazade" and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade." Georgetown Visitation Prepartory School, 1524 35th St. NW. 202-298-1084.

WASHINGTON SYMPHONIC BRASS -- Sunday at 7:30, conducted by Milton Stevens in works by Strauss, Respighi, Ginastera, Shostakovich and others. St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. 410-263-1906.

MONTGOMERY COLLEGE SYMPHONY Orchestra, Monday at 8, conducted by Martha Goldstein in Rossini's Overture to "The Barber of Seville," Bruch's "Romance for Viola in F" and Sibelius's Symphony No. 3 in D. Free. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-279-5209.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF THE AMERICAS -- Wednesday at 8, conducted by Jose Serebrier with saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Chamber Groups

TRIO FONTENAY -- 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.

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

AXELROD QUARTET -- Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 7:30. Hall of Musical Intruments, National Museum of American History, 14th and Constitution NW. 202-357-3030.

FLANDERS RECORDER QUARTET -- Sunday at 3. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

TRIO FONTENAY -- Sunday at 4. Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-496-7976.

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

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

MARISSA REGNI -- violinist, cellist Rachel Young and pianist Lambert Orkis, Monday at 8. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-230-3775.

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

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

Recitals

WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL Competition for String Players -- Free. Semi-finals, Friday 10 to 7 and Saturday 1 to 7: Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda; 301-530-0540. Finals, Sunday at 1:30: Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW; 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

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

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

LINN MAXWELL -- mezzo-soprano, and actor Rich Swingle, Friday at 8. Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5500 River Rd., Bethesda. 301-340-3434, Ext. 209.

ELIZABETH LANE AND BARBARA Wing, pianists, Friday at 8. Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-8300.

FREDERIC CHIU -- pianist, Sunday at 1:30. Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040.

JAMES GILES -- pianist, Sunday at 3. Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5416.

MARVIN SCOTT -- tenor, Sunday at 4. Free. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 3439 Payne St., Bailey's Crossroads. 703-820-2625.

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.

NSO YOUNG SOLOISTS' COMPETITION High School Division Finals, Sunday at 7:30. Free. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

SUSAN GRAHAM -- mezzo-soprano, and pianist Malcolm Martineau, Monday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MIRON YAMPOLSKY -- cellist, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

ELISABETH BATIASHVILI -- violinist, and pianist Benjamin Hochman, Tuesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

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

MARLISSA HUDSON -- soprano, Thursday at 12:15. Free. National City Christian Church, 14th and Massachusetts NW. 202-232-0323.

PER TENGSTRAND -- pianist, Thursday at 7. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1770.

Choral Groups

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

GAY MEN'S CHORUS of Washington -- Friday and Saturday at 8. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-432-7328 or 202-994-6800.

VIENNA CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 7:30, with orchestra, in Faure's "Requiem" and Durufle's "Requiem." Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Rd., Vienna. 703-255-5508.

VOICES XXI -- Saturday at 7:30: First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, 6201 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville. Sunday at 4: St. John's Parish, 3240 O St. NW. 301-927-6133.

PALESTRINA CHOIR -- Sunday at 3. Free. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 619 10th St. NW. 703-519-1961.

NATIONAL MEN'S CHORUS -- Sunday at 5, in Cherubini's "Requiem" and Gounod's "Mass No. 2." Washington Street United Methodist Church, 115 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 202-244-7191.

SPRINGFIELD CHORALE -- Saturday at 8. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-239-2180.

MARYLAND CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 8: Oxon Hill United Methodist Church, 6400 Livingston Rd., Oxon Hill. Sunday at 5: Bethany Christian Church, 7128 Allentown Rd., Fort Washington. 301-961-7131.

GEORGE MASON U. SYMPHONIC Chorus, Sunday at 3. Harris Theatre, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-1380.

WASHINGTON WOMEN'S CHORUS -- Sunday at 4. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 4700 Whitehaven Pkwy. NW. 202-244-7367.

MATTHEWS MEMORIAL BAPTIST Mass Choir, Oxon Hill United Methodist Church Choir and Minerva, Sunday at 4. Oxon Hill United Methodist Church, 6400 Livingston Rd., Oxon Hill. 301-839-4748.

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

DILLARD U. CONCERT CHOIR -- Tuesday at 7:30. St. Augustine Church, 15th and V NW. 202-265-1470.

MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE Flute Festival, Wednesday at 4. Free. Dodd Auditorium, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

ARMY CHORALE -- "A Night of Country Music," Thursday at 7:30. Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.