Concerts

Opera

BEL CANTANTI OPERA -- Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel," Friday at 7:30. Cleveland Park Congregational United Church of Christ, 3400 Lowell St. NW. 202-364-8211.

BALTIMORE OPERA COMPANY -- Verdi's "La Traviata," Friday at 8:15 and Sunday at 3. Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore. 410-727-6000.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," through Nov. 19. Saturday at 7, Wednesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-295-2400, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

AMERICAN CENTER FOR PUCCINI Studies -- Puccini's "La Rondine," Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 4. Greenridge Baptist Church, 21925 Frederick Rd., Boyds. 301-528-4305.

WASHINGTON CONCERT OPERA -- Puccini's "Il Tabarro" and Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana," Sunday at 6. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-364-5826 or 202-994-6800.

Orchestras

BISHOP IRETON WIND Ensemble and Concert Band, Friday at 7:30. Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria. 703-212-5162.

NVCC-ANNANDALE SYMPHONY Orchestra, Friday at 8, in Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Tchaikovsky's "Waltz" from "Sleeping Beauty," Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld" and Hemlock's "Vivid Dream." Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tnpk., Annandale. 703-569-0973.

LANDON SYMPHONETTE -- Saturday at 5, in a family program with mime Mark Jaster. Landon School, 6101 wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-320-1090.

SILENT ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7 and Monday at 9, accompanying the 1922 silent film "Nosferatu." AFI Silver Theater, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700.

KOREAN CONCERT SOCIETY -- Saturday at 7:30, with violinist Chee-Yun in Diamond's "Rounds for String Orchestra," Piazzolla's "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires" and Schubert's "Death and the Maiden." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

McLEAN ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Sylvia Alimena in Tchaikovsky's "Francesca da Rimini," Ravel's "Bolero" and "La Valse," and Saint-Saens' "Danse Macabre" and "Bacchanale" from "Samson and Dalila," and a reading of Dante's "Inferno" by Bill Hamlin. Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Rd., McLean. 703-797-5751.

SOULFUL SYMPHONY -- Saturday at 8, conducted by David Atwater in Atwater's "Song in a Strange Land." Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 2 and 3:30 in "The Arabian Nights," a family program. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-0907.

CAPITAL WIND SYMPHONY -- Sunday at 3, conducted by George Etheridge in works by Beethoven, Wagner, Dello Joio and McNeff. McLean High School, 1633 Davidson Rd., McLean. 703-938-3521.

U. OF MARYLAND SYMPHONY Orchestra and Choirs, Sunday at 3, conducted by James Ross in Verdi's "Requiem." Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

RESTON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 4, in works by Schubert, Barber, Ketelbey and Mozart. Free. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 7, conducted by Stephane Deneve with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Rossini's Overture to "William Tell," Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor and Connesson's "Une lueur dans l'age sombre." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 8, conducted by Bjarte Engeset with pianist Harvard Gimse in works by Edvard Grieg. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444 or 301-581-5100.

Chamber Groups

THE JUBALEE TRIO -- Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

RASTRELLI CELLO QUARTET -- Friday at 7:30. Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., Silver Spring. 301-587-8046.

CORIGLIANO QUARTET -- Friday at 8, with oboist Thomas Gallant and pianist Pedja Mazujevic. 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.

ARCOVOCE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE -- Friday at 8. St. Columba's Church, 4201 Albemarle St. NW. 202-363-4119.

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

NAVY BAND SAXOPHONE QUARTET -- Sunday at 1:30. White House Visitor Center, 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-433-2525.

OSIRIS PIANO TRIO -- Sunday at 3. Free. National Academy of Sciences, 2101 C St. NW. 202-334-2436.

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

TOWSON BRASS ENSEMBLE -- Tuesday at 8:15. Kaplan Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

MARINE CORPS STRING QUARTET -- Thursday at 7:30. Free, but reservations required. Navy Museum, Washington Navy Yard, Sixth and M SE. 202-433-6897.

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

GAURAV MAZUMDAR -- sitarist, with veena player Jayanthi Kumaresh, tabla player Debu Nayak and mridangam player Poovalur Srinivasan, Friday at 7:30. Gandhi Memorial Center, 4748 Western Ave., Bethesda. 301-229-3871.

WAYNE EARNEST -- organist, Friday at 8. Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 321 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria. 703-549-6670.

CLIPPER ERICKSON -- pianist, Saturday at 8. Free. Washington Conservatory of Music, Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. 301-320-2770.

ANDRE-MICHEL SCHUB -- pianist, Saturday at 8:30 and Sunday at 7:30. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-348-3872.

DAVID COUCHERON -- violinist, and pianist Julie Coucheron, Saturday at 8. Residence of the Norwegian Ambassador, 3401 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-625-2361.

HECTOR OLIVERA -- organist, Saturday at 8. Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Rd., Severna Park. 410-647-4881.

MYRIAM AVALOS -- pianist, Sunday at 4. Waterford Old School, Waterford, Va. 540-882-3018.

GERARD REUTER -- oboist, and pianist Gayle Martin Henry, Sunday at 5. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

PAUL GALBRAITH -- guitarist, Sunday at 6:30. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

JEFFREY SIEGEL -- pianist, Sunday at 7. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB -- Thursday at 11. The Mansion at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

TEODOR BRCKO -- cellist, and pianist Monika Mockovcakova, Thursday at 8. Embassy of the Slovak Republic, 3523 International Ct. NW. 202-625-2361.

Choral Groups

KING'S SINGERS and Sarband, Friday at 8. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

NAVY SEA CHANTERS -- Saturday at 7:30. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 44078 St. Andrew's Church Rd., California, Md. 202-433-2525.

MARYLAND CHORAL SOCIETY -- Saturday at 7:30. Corkran Memorial United Methodist Church, 5200 Temple Hills Rd., Temple Hills. 301-961-7131.

MASTER CHORALE OF WASHINGTON -- Saturday at 8, Durufle's "Requiem" and Dave Brubeck's "Pange Lingua Variations." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC CHORALE -- Saturday at 8, Haydn's "Creation." The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

BACH SINFONIA -- Saturday at 8. New York Avenue Presbyterian Church,

1313 New York Ave. NW.

301-362-6525.

COLUMBIA PRO CANTARE -- Saturday at 8, Vivaldi's "Gloria" and Poulenc's

"Gloria." Rouse Theatre, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd.,

Columbia. 301-854-0107 or 410-799-9321.

CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY OF Washington -- Sunday at 3, Handel's "Alexander's Feast" and Harp Concerto No. 6. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

NEW DOMINION CHORALE -- Sunday at 4, Brahms's "Requiem." Rachel Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-442-9404.

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

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

"NORTHERN VIRGINIA FESTIVAL Chorus Concert" -- Wednesday at 7:30, with the NOVA Community Chorus, the Annandale Chorale and choirs from JEB Stuart, Falls Church and Edison high schools. Rachel Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-845-6026.