Concerts

Opera

BALTIMORE OPERA COMPANY -- Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West," through Oct. 17. Saturday at 8:15 and Wednesday at 7:30. Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore. 410-727-6000.

Orchestras

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, in a pops program with Frank Sinatra Jr. Saturday at 11, conducted by Andrew Constantine with guitarist-singer Marija Temo, dancer Anna Menendez and narrator Rheda Becker in a children's program. Thursday at 8, conducted by Roberto Abbado with percussionist Colin Currie in Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, Rouse's "Der gerettete Alberich" and R. Strauss's "Also sprach Zarathustra." Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch with soprano Julie Budd and impressionist Steven Brinberg in a salute to the music of Barbara Streisand. Thursday at 7, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with pianist James Tocco in Wagner's "A Siegfried Idyll," Corigliano's Piano Concerto and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN the Fields, Saturday at 8, with pianist Christopher O'Riley in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12, Shostakovich's "Chamber Symphony," Liszt's "Malediction for Piano and Strings" and Tchaikovsky's "Serenade for Strings." Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

McLEAN ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Sylvia Alimena with violinist Regino Madrid in Mozart's Overture to "Don Giovanni," Elgar's "Enigma Variations" and Beethoven's Concerto for Violin in D. Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Rd., McLean. 703-893-8646.

FILARMONICA ARTURO Toscanini, Monday at 8, conducted by Lorin Maazel in works by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Mascagni and Respighi. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Chamber Groups

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

FOLGER CONSORT -- Friday at 8, Saturday at 5 and 8 and Sunday at 2, "Sounds and Sweet Ayres," with soprano Ann Monoyios and violinist David Douglass. Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol St. SE. 202-544-7077.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY Orchestra Chamber Players, Saturday at 8. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

AIR FORCE CHAMBER Players, Sunday at 1:30. White House Visitor's Center, 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-767-5658.

ARMY FIELD BAND chamber ensembles, Sunday at 3. Free. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Rd., Columbia. 301-677-6586.

PRAZAK QUARTET -- Sunday at 4. Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-496-7976.

WASHINGTON CONSERVATORY of Music faculty chamber ensembles, Sunday at 5. Free. Washington Conservatory of Music, Briggs Church, 5144 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Bethesda. 301-230-2770.

EMERSON STRING QUARTET -- Sunday at 6. Baird Auditorium, Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution NW. 202-357-3030.

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

WOSNER-FITERSTEIN-SEGEV Trio, Wednesday at 6:30. Free. Andres Bello Auditorium, Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 202-623-3929.

ARMY BAND ensembles, Thursday at 7:30, in a family program. 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

LISE DE LA SALLE -- pianist, Sunday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

BENN MORGAN -- organist, Sunday at 4. Free. St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel, Route 2, Solomons Island. 301-884-3723.

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

TIMOTHY SPELBRING -- organist, Sunday at 5. Free. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200.

ALESSANDRA MARC -- soprano, and pianist David Chapman, Sunday at 6:30. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

DENNIS SOBIN -- guitarist, Monday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

LAURIE HUDICEK -- pianist, and guitarist Eric Ulreich, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

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

WOLFGANG HOLZMAIR -- baritone, and pianist Russel Ryan, Tuesday at 8. Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Dr. NW. 202-625-2361.

SUSAN DUER -- pianist, Wednesday at 2. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070.

SIGUROUR BRAGASON -- baritone, and pianist Hjalmur Sighvatsson, Thursday at 7. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1774.

JAMES DASHOW -- Thursday at 8. Free. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

Choral Groups

ATLANTA'S CHORALE: NEW Creation -- Saturday at 5. First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 810 Shepard St. NW. 703-725-6017.

"COMING OUT IN THE Spirit -- Celebrating Our Loves," Saturday at 7:30, with All Souls Church Music Ministry, A Company of Strangers, DC Different Drummers, Dignity Washington Choir, Faith Temple Choir and others. A benefit for Freedom to Marry and the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund. National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW. 202-462-5934.

DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL Concert Choir -- Saturday at 7:30. Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. 202-333-2555.

U. OF MARYLAND Choirs, Sunday at 3. Free. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

TOWSON U. CHORALE -- Sunday at 3, with the Baltimore City College High School Singing Knights and the Catonsville High School Steel Drum Band. Stephens Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

MORMON CHOIR OF WASHINGTON -- Sunday at 7. Free. Ashburn Stake Center, 21015 Clairborne Pkwy., Ashburn. 703-689-9535.

SAN ANTONIO VOCAL ARTS Ensemble, Sunday at 7:30, "Music of the Ancient World." Free. Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington. 703-524-2815.

U. OF MARYLAND High School Choir Invitational, Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.