Concerts

Opera

BEL CANTANTI -- Donizetti's "La Fille du Regiment." Friday at 7:30: North Bethesda United Methodist Church, 10100 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda; 301-530-4342. Sunday at 7:30: Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda; 301-718-7360.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Verdi's "I vespri siciliani," through Oct. 4. Saturday at 7, Tuesday at 7:30 and Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-295-2400, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch in a pops program with baritone Brian Stokes Mitchell. Wednesday and Thursday at 8, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with violinist Itzhak Perlman in Weber's Overture to "Oberon," Vaughan Williams's "Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus," Barber's Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Piotr Gajewski with pianist Christopher Taylor in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Mozart's Overture to "The Marriage of Figaro." The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

FAIRFAX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, conducted by William Hudson with pianist Claude Frank in Beethoven's "Majestic" Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 8, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov with pianist Fazil Say in Gershwin's "An American in Paris" and "Rhapsody in Blue" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

Chamber Groups

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA chamber ensembles, Sunday at 2. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

GEORGE MASON U. faculty and students, Sunday at 3. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

NAVY BAND QUINTET -- Thursday at 7:30. Free, but reservations required. Navy Museum, Washington Navy Yard, Sixth and M NW. 202-433-6897.

Recitals

DAVID FINCKEL -- cellist, and pianist Wu Han, Friday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

QUYNH NGUYEN -- pianist, Friday at 8. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church, 703-533-9454.

EDWARD NASSOR -- carillonneur, Saturday at 2. Free. Netherlands Carillon, Fort Myer and Marshall drives, Arlington. 703-289-2500.

"NATIONAL CHOPIN PIANO Competition Winners," Saturday at 8, with Mei-Ting Sun, Rachel Kudo, Sean Kennard and Esther Park. Embassy of Poland, 2640 16th St. NW. 202-625-2361.

LISA MARIE PIZANA -- soprano, Sunday at 3. Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ,

1701 11th St. NW. 202-332-2640.

WILLIAM POWELL -- organist, Sunday at 6. Church of the Pilgrims, 2201 P St. NW. 202-387-6612 or 571-276-2311.

TAI MURRAY -- violinist, Tuesday at 7. Merrick Lecture Hall, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6333.

DEAN SHOSTAK -- glass armonica, Tuesday at 5:30. Free. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith

Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

IAN BOSTRIDGE -- tenor, and pianist Julius Drake Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

INGRID WAGNER-KRAFT -- cellist, and pianist Josef Mayr, Thursday

at 7:30. Free, but reservations required. Embassy of Austria,

3524 International Ct. NW. 202-895-6776.

EDMUND BATTERSBY -- pianist, Thursday at 7:30. The Mansion

at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman

Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

Choral Groups

ST. CAMILLUS MULTICULTURAL Choir -- Friday at 7:30. St. Camillus Catholic Church, 1500 St. Camillus Dr., Silver Spring. 202-541-5235.

AIR FORCE SINGING SERGEANTS -- Saturday at 8. Free. Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-767-5658 or 202-639-1770.

MARYLAND STATE BOYCHOIR -- Sunday at 2:30. Cathedral Church of St. Matthew, 3400 Norman Ave., Baltimore. 410-668-2003.