Concerts

Opera

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Saint-Saens's "Samson and Dalila," through Saturday. Saturday at 2. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-295-2400, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

WASHINGTON CONCERT OPERA -- Verdi's "Luisa Miller," Sunday at 6. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-364-5826 or 202-994-6800.

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with violinist Frank Peter Zimmerman in Mozart's Symphony No. 32, Britten's Violin Concerto in D Minor and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11. Thursday at 7, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in Brahms's Symphony No. 1, with discussion by Martin Goldsmith. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with pianist Bruno Leonardo Gelber in Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides," Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 and Elgar's "Enigma Variations." Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

FALLS CHURCH CONCERT Band, Friday at 7:30. Free. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. 703-425-9300 or 703-324-7469.

COLUMBIA ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7:30, conducted by Jason Love in Dzubay's "Shadow Dance," Nuyts's "Woodnotes: Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra and Brahms's Symphony No. 1. Rouse Theater, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia. 410-465-8777.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with pianist Bruno Leonardo Gelber in Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides," Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 and Elgar's "Enigma Variations." Thursday at 8, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with pianist Kit Armstrong in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, Rimsky-Korsakov's "Russian Easter" Overture and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 7. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444 or 301-581-5100.

NAVY BAND -- Saturday at 8. Free. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 202-433-2525.

TRINITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 3, conducted by Richard Fazio in Rossin's Overture to "La Cenerentola," Stamitz's Concerto for Two Clarinets, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola and Faure's "Pavane." Trinity Theatre, 36th and O NW. 301-926-0936.

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN Philharmonic, Sunday at 5, conducted by Ulysses S. James with the Covington String Quartet in Bernstein's "Fancy Free," Elgar's Introduction and Allegro for Strings and Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B Minor. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 703-799-8229.

CHESAPEAKE YOUTH SYMPHONY Orchestra, Sunday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre , Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

NATIONAL GALLERY ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 6:30, conducted by Emil de Cou. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE Community Band, Sunday at 7:30. Free. Montgomery Village Lawn Theater, South Valley Park, 18850 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-948-0110.

CITY OF FAIRFAX CONCERT Band -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-7469.

257TH ARMY NATIONAL Guard Band, Monday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB Orchestra, Tuesday at noon. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-333-2075.

NAVY BAND -- Tuesday at 8. Free. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsyvania Ave. NW. 202-433-2525.

MOUNT VERNON COMMUNITY Band, Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. -971-6262 or 703-324-7469.

Chamber Groups

HESPERUS -- Friday at 7:30. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Third and A SE. 703-684-2114.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA musicians, Saturday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

CHANTRY AND PIFFARO -- Saturday at 7:30. St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, 727 Fifth St. NW. 202-418-5488.

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

BALTIMORE CONSORT -- Sunday at 3. St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, 727 Fifth St. NW. 703-684-2114.

"15TH ANNUAL CHAMBER MUSIC Concert" -- Sunday at 3. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-7370.

NAVAL ACADEMY WIND ENSEMBLE -- Sunday at 7. Free. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. Bowie. 301-809-3078.

MASADA STRING TRIO -- Tuesday at 7:30. D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-777-3254.

QUEEN'S DOMINION -- Thursday at 7. National Geographic Auditorium, 1600 M St. NW. 202-857-7700 or 202-777-3254.

Recitals

WESLEY CHU -- pianist, Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710.

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

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

DAVID JOHNSON -- carillonneur, Saturday at 6. Free. Netherlands Carillon, Fort Myer and Marshall drives, Arlington. 703-289-2500.

PETER LATONA -- organist, Sunday at 6. Free. National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-526-8300.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Youth Fellows, 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).

SEQUEIRA COSTA -- pianist, Thursday at 8. 2125 Kalorama Rd. NW. 202-625-2361.

MIA KARLSSON -- soprano, and pianist Jonas Olsson, Thursday at 7. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1770.

Choral Groups

CONGRESSIONAL CHORUS -- "Over the Rainbow: A Yip Harburg Tribute," Friday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ECHOS -- Friday at 8. Free, but tickets required. Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-2499.

WASHINGTON MEN'S CAMERATA -- Saturday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

GAY MEN'S CHORUS OF Washington -- "NakedMan," Saturday at 8, with the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-994-6800.

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

POLYHYMNIA CHAMBER CHOIR -- Saturday at 8. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 1125 Savile Lane, McLean. 301-565-0314.

CAPITOL HILL CHORALE -- "The Requiems of Mozart and Salieri," Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. St. Joseph's Church, Second and C NE. 202-547-6839.

WESTMORELAND CHURCH CHOIR -- Sunday at 4. A benefit for Bethesda Cares. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. 301-229-7768.