Concerts

Opera

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Verdi's "Il Trovatore," through Nov. 13: Friday at 7:30, Monday at 7, Thursday at 7:30. Morena Torrobo's "Luisa Fernanda," through Nov. 19: Saturday at 7, Tuesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CUA OPERA THEATRE -- Copland's "The Tender Land," through Nov. 14. Thursday at 8. Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5414.

Orchestras

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Mario Venzago with saxophonist Gary Louie and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in Ravel's "Rapsodie espagnole," Glazunov's Alto Saxophone Concerto, Milhaud's "Scaramouche" and Faure's "Requiem." Thursday at 8, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard with pianist Garrick Ohlsson in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Piano Quartet in G Minor. 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 Roberto Abbado with pianist Garrick Ohlsson in Vacchi's "Dai calanchi di Sabbiuno," Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D Major. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

VIRGINIA GRAND MILITARY Band, Saturday at 8, conducted by Loras J. Schissel in a celebration of John Philip Sousa's 150th birthday anniversary. Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-281-3331.

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

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB Orchestra, Sunday at 5, conducted by Kirk Wilke in Wagner's Overture to "Die Meistersinger," Elgar's Serenade for Strings and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5. Free. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. 202-333-2075.

LANDON SYMPHONETTE -- Sunday at 5, conducted by Richard Weilenmann with pianists Brian Ganz and Li-ly Chang in Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos, Haydn's "Toy Symphony" and Saint-Saens's "Carnival of the Animals." Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-320-1090.

TOWSON U. ORCHESTRA -- Tuesday at 8:15, conducted by Mark Allen McCoy with violoncellist Cecylia Barczyk in Lalo's Concerto in D Minor for Violoncello and Orchestra, Ives's "Variations on America" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 5. Stephens Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

Chamber Groups

PHILHARMONIA ENSEMBLE -- Friday at 8. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

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

RED PRIEST -- "The Four Seasons," Friday at 8. "Priest on the Run," Saturday at 8. Dumbarton Concert Series, Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-965-2000.

SHARQ ARABIC MUSIC Ensemble -- Saturday at 10 a.m., noon, 1 and 3 and Sunday at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 3 and 4. Free. East Building Mezzanine, National Gallery of Art, Fourth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

ST. LUKE'S CHAMBER Ensemble, Saturday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

TRIPLE HELIX -- Saturday at 8. Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-480-9950.

CASTLE TRIO -- Saturday at 8. The Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington, Va. 540-675-1253.

WASHINGTON STRING QUARTET -- Sunday at 2. Free. United Church, 1920 G St. NW. 202-994-6245.

NAVY BAND CHAMBER Ensembles, Sunday at 2. Free. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 202-433-2525.

AIR FORCE BAND CHAMBER Players, Sunday at 4. Free. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 202-767-5658.

CASTLE TRIO -- Sunday at 7:30. Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution NW. 202-357-3030.

LOGAN CIRCLE CHAMBER Ensemble -- Sunday at 7:30. Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 316 S. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-549-6670.

LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC wind faculty, Monday at 7:30. Reservations required. Strathmore Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-933-0929 or 301-530-0540.

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

LE CONCERT SPIRITUEL -- 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.

Recitals

D.C. FEDERATION OF MUSIC Clubs, Friday at 11. Free. Strathmore Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-762-8334 or 301-530-0540.

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

MATTHEW SMITH -- tenor, Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

NSO YOUTH FELLOWS -- 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).

DOMINIQUE VELLARD -- vocalist, lutenist Ken Zuckerman, drummer Keyvan Chemirani and tabla player Swapan Chaudhuri, Friday at 7:30. Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery of Art, 12th and Independence SW. 202-633-1000.

JIM ALLISON -- pianist, Saturday at 1:30. Free. Anderson House Museum, 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040.

PIERRE PINCEMAILLE -- organist, Saturday at 7:30. Washington Street United Methodist Church, 115 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-4324.

JOSE FRANCH-BALLESTER -- clarinetist, and pianist Andrius Zlabys, Sunday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

GIL SHAHAM -- violinist, and pianist Orli Shaham, Sunday at 3. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CHRISTOPHER KYPROS -- pianist, Sunday at 6:30. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

JOHN GEVORKIAN -- cellist, and pianist Irina Kats, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

PEI-JU CHANG -- clarinetist, Tuesday at 12:15. Free. St. Paul's Parish, Charles and Saratoga streets, Baltimore. 410-685-5537.

DUO 8VA -- piccolo/piano, 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).

Choral Groups

TOWSON U. CHORAL SOCIETY -- "Music of Remembrance," Friday at 8:15. Stephens Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

U. OF MARY WASHINGTON Show Choir, Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 3. Free. Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg. 540-654-1012.

SINGING CAPITAL CHORUS -- Saturday at 7:30, "A Day at the Races." Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-652-4187 or 202-994-6800.

CONGRESSIONAL CHORUS -- Saturday at 7:30, in a Broadway sing-along. Church of the Annunciation, 3810 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 703-237-2213.

VIENNA CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 7:30, "Regards to Broadway." Church of the Holy Comforter, 543 Beulah Rd. NE, Vienna. 703-255-5508.

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF Song -- "Latin Lovers," Saturday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

HERITAGE SINGERS -- Saturday at 8. St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, 14900 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-464-6961.

MARYLAND CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 8: Corkran Memorial United Methodist Church, 5200 Temple Hills Rd., Temple Hills. Sunday at 5: Christ Church, 100 E. Charles St., La Plata. 301-961-7131.

NEW DOMINION CHORALE -- Sunday at 4, Beveridge's "Yizkor Requiem" and Schubert's "Song of Miriam." Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-442-9404.

NAVY SEA CHANTERS -- Sunday at 7. St. John's United Methodist Church, 5312 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 202-433-2525.

ST. ALBAN's CHOIR -- Sunday at 7. Free. St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 6800 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-256-2966.

CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY of Washington -- Sunday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in Orff's "Carmina Burana" and Poulenc's "Gloria." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

"CATHEDRAL SINGS!" -- Tuesday at 7:30, a sing-along of Verdi's "Requiem" conducted by J. Reilly Lewis. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-5527.

INTERFAITH CONCERT -- Tuesday at 7:30, the 25th Interfaith Concert by ensembles from 10 religions. Sponsored by the InterFaith Conference at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Fourth and Michigan NE. 202-234-6300.

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