Concerts

Opera

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Verdi's "Il Trovatore," through Nov. 13. Saturday at 7, Wednesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Orchestras

ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC Orchestra, Friday at 8, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with cellist Lynn Harrell in Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1, Prokofiev's "Classical Symphony" and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

U. OF MARY WASHINGTON Community Symphony Orchestra, Friday at 7:30. Free. Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with cellist Han-Na Chang in Beethoven's "Leonore" Overture, Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra and R. Strauss's "Symphonia Domestica." Thursday at 7, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Friedman's "The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly," Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F Major and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NAVY BAND -- Saturday at 7:30, conducted by Ralph M. Ingraham. Free. Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria. 202-433-2525.

COLUMBIA ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7:30, conducted by Jason Love with violist Peter Minkler in Beethoven's "Coriolan" Overture, Hindemith's "Der Schwanendrehrer" and Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastique." Rouse Theater, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia. 410-381-2004.

FAIRFAX SYMPHONY -- Saturday at 8, conducted by William Hudson with pianist Peter Serkin in Stravinsky's "Petrouchka," Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, "Shakespeare in Love," a program conducted by Marin Alsop with Shakespeare Theatre actors in Prokofiev's "Tybalt's Death" from "Romeo and Juliet," selections from Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and other works. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

CITY OF FAIRFAX BAND -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Roubert Pouliot in "Ghosts, Ghouls, Goblins and Hobbits," a Halloween-themed program. Fairfax High School auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-757-0220.

CONCERT ARTISTS OF BALTIMORE -- Saturday at 8, in Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" and Handel's "Dixit Dominus." Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. 410-625-3525.

FREDERICK ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, with violinist Jocelyn Adelman in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Shostakovich's "Festive" Overture and Sibelius's Symphony No. 1. Kussmaul Theater, Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. 301-663-8476.

NATIONAL CONCERT BAND of America, Sunday at 2:30. Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-443-5260.

AMERICAN YOUTH PHILHARMONIC Orchestra, Sunday at 3, conducted by Luis Haza in Shostakovich's "Festival" Overture, Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1, Makris's "Symphony to Youth" and Britten's "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra." Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-642-8051.

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN Philharmonic, Sunday at 5, with pianist Haskell Small in music by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Dudley Buck and Henri Tomasi. Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria. 703-799-8229.

MONTGOMERY COLLEGE ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 7:30, conducted by Wen Wang Kurkul in "We the People: A Salute to the American Dream." Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-251-7550.

GEORGE MASON U. SYMPHONY Orchestra, Tuesday at 8, conducted by Anthony Maiello. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

ANNANDALE HIGH SCHOOL Orchestra, Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Annandale High School, 4700 Medford Dr., Annandale. 703-642-4300.

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

DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL of the Arts Instrumental Music Department, Thursday at 7:30. Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. 202-337-7846.

ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC Orchestra, Thursday at 8, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with cellist Lynn Harrell in Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1, Prokofiev's "Classical Symphony" and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

Chamber Groups

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 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).

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

THE ZURICH TRIO -- Friday at 8. Embassy of Switzerland, 2900 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-625-2361.

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

ORION STRING QUARTET -- Saturday at 8. Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-480-9950.

NEW YORK CHAMBER SOLOISTS -- Sunday at 6:30. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

THE FRANCIS POULENC TRIO -- Sunday at 7. Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 7400 Temple Hill Rd., Camp Springs. 301-292-5716.

THE ENGLISH CONCERT -- Sunday at 7:30. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

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

PEABODY WOODWIND QUINTET -- Tuesday at 12:30. Free. IBM Building, 100 E. Pratt St., Baltimore. 877-225-8466.

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

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

RHYTHM FANTASIES -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Lee Hall Ballroom, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

AIR FORCE CHAMBER Players, Thursday at 8. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 202-767-5658.

Recitals

KAREN GALVIN -- violinist, cellist Dan Shomper and pianist Susan Slingland, Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

ANDREW WILLIS -- pianist, Friday at 7:30. Strathmore Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

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

MOELLER DUO -- cello/guitar, Saturday at 8. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 16420 S. Westland Dr., Gaithersburg. 301-869-1780.

RONALD MUTCHNIK -- violinist, violist Julius Wirth, cellist Gretchen Gettes and pianist Amy Klosterman, Sunday at 3. Christ Episcopal Church, Oakland Mills and Dobbin roads, Columbia. 410-381-5773.

CHRIS GEKKER -- trumpeter, and pianist Theodore Guerrant, Sunday at 3. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2701 Cameron Mills Rd., Alexandria. 703-549-4766.

ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ-VALDEZ -- pianist, Sunday at 3. Armstrong Concert Hall, Shenandoah University, 1460 University Dr., Winchester. 540-665-4569.

RICHARD GOODE -- pianist, Sunday at 4. Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-496-7976.

ATSUKO IKEDA -- harpsichordist, Sunday at 4. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church. 703-533-9454.

FEDERICO AUBELE -- guitarist, Sunday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

JANE BOURDOW -- organist, Sunday at 7. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8009 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-4342.

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

LAUREN KIM -- violinist, Monday at 12:30. Free. 250 W. Pratt St., Baltimore. 877-225-8466.

RICHARD MILLER -- guitarist, and pianist Alejandro Montesdeoca, Tuesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

JAROSLAV SVECENY -- violinist, and pianist Marie Synkova, Tuesday at 7:30. Free. Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW. 202-274-9100, Ext. 3413.

MAURIZIO POLLINI -- pianist, Wednesday at 8. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Choral Groups

TOWSON U. CHORALE and Festival Chorus, Saturday at 3. Stephens Hall Theatre, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

CHANTRY -- Saturday at 7:30. St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, 727 Fifth St. NW. 202-625-2855.

CAPITAL ACCORD CHORUS -- Saturday 8. Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-585-2422.

CATHEDRAL CHORAL SOCIETY -- Sunday at 4, in Verdi's "Requiem" with soprano Christine Goerke, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, tenor Jay Hunter Morris and bass Kurt Link. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NOT WHAT YOU THINK and the Bread & Roses Feminist Singers, Sunday at 4. St. James Episcopal Church, 222 Eighth St. NE. 202-547-4102.

PALESTRINA CHOIR -- Sunday at 4. St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-519-1961.

U. OF MARY WASHINGTON Chorus and Women's Chamber Choir, Sunday at 7:30. Free. Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

THE ELECTION SINGERS -- Tuesday at 8. Free, but tickets required. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, First and Independence SE. 202-397-7328 for tickets (service charges); 202-707-5502 for information.