Concerts

Opera

WASHINGTON SAVOYARDS -- Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado," Friday at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8, Sunday at 2:30. Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. 202-315-1323.

BEL CANTANTI OPERA -- Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel," Saturday at 3. St. Stephen's and the Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St. NW. 202-232-0900.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," through Nov. 19. Saturday at 7, Sunday at 2, Monday at 7, Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-295-2400, 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC -- Saturday at 8, conducted by Piotr Gajewski with tenor Israel Lozano, soprano Esther Heideman, baritone Leon Williams and soprano Amy Hansen in Mozart's "The Magic Flute," narrated by Dennis Owens. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA -- Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," free simulcast on an outdoor screen, Sunday at 2. No tickets needed. On the Mall between Seventh and 10th streets. 202-295-2400.

BEL CANTANTI OPERA -- Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel," Sunday at 3 and 7:30. Hand Chapel, George Washington University Mount Vernon Campus, 2100 Foxhall Rd. NW. 301-438-8682.

OPERA VERDI EUROPA -- Verdi's "Macbeth," Sunday at 4. Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

SALZBURG MARIONETTES -- Mozart's "The Magic Flute," Tuesday at 7:30. Mozart's "Don Giovanni," Wednesday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Orchestras

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Friday and Saturday at 8, 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." Thursday at 7, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy with violinist Ryu Goto in Sibelius's Prelude and excerpts from "The Tempest" and Violin Concerto in D Minor, Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" and Roussel's Suite No. 2 from "Bacchus et Ariane." 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, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3, conducted by Bjarte Engeset with pianist Havard Gimse in works by Edvard Grieg. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

WASHINGTON BALALAIKA SOCIETY -- Saturday at 7:30. Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 703-644-9151.

LOUDOUN SYMPHONIC WINDS -- Saturday at 7:30, conducted by Gil Corella. Potomac Falls High School, 46400 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. 703-777-7985.

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.

AMERICAN YOUTH PHILHARMONIC -- Sunday at 3, conducted by Luis Haza in a family program including Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf." Schlesinger Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-642-8051.

WASHINGTON BALALAIKA SOCIETY -- Sunday at 3. Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tnpk., Annandale. 703-644-9151.

U. OF MARYLAND Repertoire Orchestra, Monday at 8. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 8, a pops program with singer Ben Folds. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444 or 301-581-5100.

Chamber Groups

DANIEL LEE -- guitarist, 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).

CAPILLA MUSICAL IBEROAMERICANA -- Friday at 7. Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, 1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW. 202-745-4952.

JERUSALEM TRIO -- Friday at 8, with clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. 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.

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

BRAZILIAN GUITAR QUARTET -- Saturday at 8. Dumbarton Concerts, Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-965-2000.

LEFT BANK CONCERT SOCIETY -- Saturday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

ISIS ENSEMBLE -- Sunday at 2. St. Jane de Chantal Church, 9701 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-530-1550.

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

ARMY STRINGS -- Sunday at 3. Free. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 202-696-3399 or 703-790-0123.

ROCK CREEK CHAMBER PLAYERS -- Sunday at 4. Free. Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 202-337-8710.

GEORGETOWN QUINTET -- Sunday at 7. Free. St. Matthew Presbyterian Church, 4401 Bel Pre Rd., Silver Spring. 301-925-2293.

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

ENSEMBLE MILLENNIUM -- Thursday at 6:30. IDB Cultural Center, Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 202-623-3774.

AIR FORCE CHAMBER PLAYERS -- Thursday at 8. John Addison Concert Hall, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 202-767-5658.

Recitals

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

MARCOLIVIA -- violin duo, Friday at noon. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.

BENJAMIN MYERS -- cellist, and pianist Hsiu-Hui Wang, Friday at 7. Merrick Hall, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6015.

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

KENNETH SLOWIK -- cellist, and harpsichordist James Weaver, Saturday at 8. The Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington, Va. 540-675-1253.

WILLIAM CHAPMAN NYAHO -- pianist, Sunday at 3. The Mansion at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB -- Sunday at 3. Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 202-333-2075.

MARILYN NONKEN -- Sunday at 5. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

JONATHAN LEMALU -- baritone, and pianist Malcolm Martineau, Sunday at 5:30. Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-516-7164.

MARIANA LIMA -- French horn player, 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).

SHARON LEE -- flutist, organist Kitty Yang and trumpeter Terry Bradley, Sunday at 7. A benefit for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Fund. St. John's United Methodist Church, 5312 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-256-6655.

JOAN RODGERS -- soprano, baritone Stephan Ganz and pianist Roger Vignoles, Sunday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CARSTEN SVANBERG -- trombonist, Sunday at 7:30. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

PRADEEP RATNAYAKE -- sitarist, 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).

NICOLAS DAUTRICOURT -- violinist, and pianist Eric Le Sage, Monday at 7:30. La Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-944-6090.

LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC ensembles, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

MADELINE ADKINS -- violinist, and pianist Daniel Schlosberg, Tuesday at 8. Embassy of Romania, 1607 23rd St. NW. 202-625-2361.

OLGA SAMBUCO -- soprano, Wednesday at 12:30. Merrick Hall, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6015.

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB -- Thursday at noon. Free. Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. 202-333-2075.

IAN ELDER -- tenor, Thursday at 7. Haebler Memorial Chapel, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6015.

ROBERT MCDUFFIE -- violinist, and pianist Christopher Taylor, Thursday at 7:30. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Choral Groups

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

GAY MEN'S CHORUS OF Washington -- "Everything's Coming Up Sondheim," Friday and Saturday at 8. Tivoli Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. 202-293-1548.

CATHOLIC U. CHAMBER CHOIR and Players, Saturday at 7:30. Free. Church of the Little Flower, 5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda. 301-320-3929.

WASHINGTON CHORUS -- Sunday at 3, with soprano Maire O'Brien, tenor Michael Forest and the Children's Chorus of Washington in Orff's "Carmina Burana" and Stravinsky's "Symphony of Pslams." Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

HERITAGE SINGERS -- Sunday at 5. St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, 14900 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-464-6961.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Vocal Arts Ensemble, Sunday at 6:30. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-842-6941.

GOUCHER CHORUS -- Tuesday at 7. Haebler Memorial Chapel, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6015.

"INTERFAITH CONCERT" -- Tuesday at 7:30, with ensembles representing nine world religions. Sponsored by the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington at Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-234-6300.