SEPTEMBER

14 -- U.S. Army Chorus 50th-Anniversary Concert, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

15 -- Kemal Gekic, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Embassy of Austria.

16 -- David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano, 2 p.m., at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

17 -- Washington National Opera presents Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani," 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Opera House

18 -- Washington Symphonic Brass, 4 p.m., at St. Luke Catholic Church.

18 -- Contemporary Music Forum, 4:30 p.m., at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

22 -- Vocal Arts Society presents Ian Bostridge, tenor, and Julius Drake, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

22 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with soloist Fazil Say, piano, 8 p.m., at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Yuri Temirkanov conducts Gershwin and Dvorak.

22 -- Josef Mayr, piano, and Ingrid Wagner-Kraft, cello, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

23 -- Washington Bach Consort performs Bach's Mass in B Minor, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

24 -- Washington National Opera presents "Trilogy: Domingo and Guests in Three Acts," 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

24 -- David Salness, violin, Evelyn Elsing, cello, and Rita Sloan, piano, 8 p.m., at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

24 -- National Symphony Orchestra presents the season-opening Ball Concert, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax in Beethoven's "Triple" Concerto.

24 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with soloist Fazil Say, piano, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Yuri Temirkanov conducts Gershwin and Dvorak.

29 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Truls Mork, cello, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Elgar, Hovhaness and Dvorak.

29 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with soloist Emily Skala, flute, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Juanjo Mena conducts Rodrigo, Strauss and Beethoven.

30 -- Catholic University presents Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," 8 p.m., at Ward Recital Hall.

OCTOBER

1 -- In Series presents "Only a Paper Moon: Remembering Harold Arlen," 8 p.m., at the Source Theatre.

2 -- Takacs Quartet with Garrick Ohlsson, piano, 7:30 p.m., at Shriver Hall.

2 -- Capitol Woodwind Quintet, 5 p.m., at Temple Micah.

2 -- Chanticleer, 7 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts.

6 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Nikolaj Znaider, violin, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Brahms's "Tragic" Overture, Bruch's First Violin Concerto and Corigliano's First Symphony.

7 -- Potomac String Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Library of Congress.

7 -- Moscow Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Barns at Wolf Trap. Constantine Orbelian conducts.

7 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Edwin Outwater conducts Bartok, Ravel and Strauss.

7 -- Folger Consort, 8 p.m., at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

8 -- Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, with soloist Ingrid Ingolfsson, violin, 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts. William Hudson conducts Sibelius and Schumann.

9 -- Beaux Arts Trio, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

11 -- Young Concert Artists presents Gleb Ivanov, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

11 -- Hermine Haselbock, mezzo-soprano, and Florian Henschel, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

12 -- Fortas Chamber Music Series presents the Orion String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

13 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Pinchas Zukerman, violin and viola, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Bach, Berg and Berlioz.

14 -- Vermeer Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Library of Congress.

14 -- Virginia Opera presents Verdi's "La Traviata," 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts.

15 -- Palestrina Choir, 8 p.m., at Dumbarton Church.

15 -- WPAS presents Severin von Eckardstein, piano, 2 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

16 -- WPAS presents Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar, sitar, 7 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

16 -- Rita Bouboulidi, piano, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

17 -- Merlin Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

19 -- Borodin String Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Library of Congress.

22 -- National Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

22 -- Munich Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Center for the Arts.

22 -- Marlow Guitar Series presents Carlos Barbosa-Lima and Berta Rojas, 8 p.m., at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, Bethesda.

23 -- Takacs String Quartet, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

23 -- WPAS presents Midori, violin, and Charles Abramovic, piano, 7 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

25 -- Vienna Symphony Virtuosi, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

25 -- Zurich Chamber Orchestra with Sharon Isbin, guitar, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

25 -- WPAS presents Camerata Nordica, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Works by Handel, Britten, Sibelius and Grieg.

26 -- WPAS presents Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano, 8 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

28 -- Corigliano Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Library of Congress. Works by Brahms, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Elliott Carter and Aulis Sallinen.

28 -- Catholic University presents Marc Blitzstein's opera "Regina," 8 p.m., at Hartke Theatre.

29 -- Andre-Michel Schub, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.

29 -- Washington National Opera presents Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

30 -- Washington Concert Opera presents Puccini's "Il Tabarro" and Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana," 6 p.m., at Lisner Auditorium.

30 -- Choral Arts Society of Washington presents Handel's "Alexander's Feast" and Harp Concerto No. 6, 3 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

30 -- New Dominion Chorale presents Brahms's Requiem, 4 p.m., at Schlesinger Concert Hall.

NOVEMBER

2 -- Constance Hauman, soprano, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

3 -- Embassy Series presents Teodor Brcko, cello, 8 p.m., at the Slovak Embassy.

3 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Stephane Deneve conducts Rossini, Grieg, Connesson and Respighi.

5 -- 21st Century Consort, 5 p.m., at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

5 -- Left Bank Concert Society, 8 p.m., at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

5 -- National Philharmonic Opera presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute," 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

6 -- Washington Chorus performs Orff's "Carmina Burana" and Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms," 3 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

6 -- Contemporary Music Forum, 4:30 p.m., at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

6 -- Masters of Caribbean Music, 2 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

6 -- Rome Trio, 3 p.m., at Catholic University, Ward Recital Hall.

10 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Ryu Goto, violin, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts Sibelius, Ravel and Roussel.

10 -- Fortas Chamber Music Series presents Robert McDuffie, violin, with Christopher Taylor, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

11 -- In Series presents "Leaves of War: In Search of Walt Whitman," music ranging from American folk to Italian opera, 8 p.m., at the Source Theatre.

13 -- Kennedy Center Chamber Players, 2 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Music of Mozart, Crumb and Franck.

13 -- Lark String Quartet, 3 p.m., at the National Academy of Sciences.

13 -- Cathedral Choral Society, 4 p.m., at Washington National Cathedral. Leonard Slatkin conducts Barber, Bernstein, Schoenberg and the Washington premiere of Eric Zeisl's "Requiem Ebraico."

13 -- WPAS presents Hilary Hahn, violin, and Natalie Zhu, piano, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

13 -- Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia presents Rossini's "The Barber of Seville," 3 p.m., at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre.

15 -- WPAS presents Mitsuko Uchida, piano, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

19 -- Embassy Series presents Carlos Prieto, cello, and Edison Quintana, piano, 8 p.m., at the Cultural Institute of Mexico.

19 -- Forgotten Opera Company presents Mozart's "Don Giovanni," 7:30 p.m., at the George Washington Masonic Temple.

19 -- Sonatas y Danzas de Mexico, 8 p.m., at the Cultural Institute of Mexico.

19 -- Post-Classical Ensemble presents "Celebrating Don Quixote," 8 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

19 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Kwame Ryan conducts Ravel and Bartok.

20 -- WPAS presents Children of the Gospel Mass Choir, 3 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

20 -- Adkins-Newman Duo, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

20 -- Young Concert Artists presents Philippe Castagner, tenor, 2 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

22 -- Fortas Chamber Music Series presents the Guarneri String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

25 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with soloist Baiba Skride, violin, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Hans Graf conducts Lalo, Tchaikovsky and Stephen Albert.

26 -- Embassy Series presents Jaime Torres, charango player, 8 p.m., at the Argentine Embassy.

27 -- Awadagin Pratt, piano, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

28 -- WPAS presents the Philadelphia Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Christoph Eschenbach conducts Beethoven and Jennifer Higdon.

30 -- WPAS presents Frank Huang, violin, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

DECEMBER

1 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Lang Lang, piano, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Schubert, Chopin and Walton.

2 -- Amelia Trio, 8 p.m., at the Library of Congress.

2 -- Embassy Series presents Zhang Daxun, bass, 8 p.m., at the Chinese Embassy.

2 -- Virginia Opera presents Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet," 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts.

3 -- National Philharmonic Chorale performs Handel's "Messiah," 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

3 -- Barnes & Hampton Celtic Consort, 4 and 8 p.m., at Dumbarton Church.

4 -- Washington Bach Consort performs seasonal music, 3 p.m., at National Presbyterian Church.

4 -- Geir Draugsvoll, accordion, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

4 -- New Dominion Chorale performs seasonal music, 4 p.m., at Schlesinger Concert Hall.

9 -- Cathedral Choral Society, 4 p.m., at Washington National Cathedral. Premiere of a Norwegian carol.

9 -- Washington Choral Ensemble performs seasonal music, 8 p.m., at Holy Trinity Church.

9 -- Embassy Series presents the Carpentier Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Venezuelan Embassy.

10 -- Vocal Arts Society presents Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, and Richard Stilwell, baritone, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

10 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Darin Atwater conducts Duke Ellington's interpretation of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite" and Quincy Jones's rendition of Handel's "Messiah."

11 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with the Vienna Choir Boys, 3 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

11 -- Cantate Chamber Singers, 3 p.m., at the Mansion at Strathmore.

15 -- National Symphony Orchestra with the Washington Chorus, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Emil de Cou conducts Handel's "Messiah."

16 -- Folger Consort, 8 p.m., at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

17 -- Choral Arts Society of Washington performs seasonal music, 1:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

18 -- Choral Arts Society of Washington performs seasonal music, 7 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

18 -- Suspicious Cheese Lords, a cappella men's ensemble, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

18 -- Washington Chorus performs seasonal music, 5 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

23 -- Washington Chorus performs seasonal music, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore.

23 -- Choral Arts Society of Washington performs seasonal music, 1:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

JANUARY

5 -- Vocal Arts Society presents Lawrence Brownlee, tenor, and Howard Watkins, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

6 -- Folger Consort, 8 p.m., at Washington National Cathedral.

8 -- Choral Arts Society of Washington presents the 18th annual Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

10 -- Fortas Chamber Music Series presents the Dryden String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

12 -- National Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. James Conlon conducts Wagner and Mozart.

13 -- Thomas Bagwell, piano, Arisa Kusumi, soprano, and Jesse Blumberg, baritone, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

15 -- Howard University Choir, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

15 -- Vassilis Varvaresos, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.

18 -- WPAS presents Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone; the Philharmonia of Russia; and the Yale University Chorus, 8 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

19 -- National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Katarina Karneus, mezzo-soprano, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Lorin Maazel conducts Strauss.

19 -- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with soloist Manuel Barrueco, guitar, 8 p.m., at the Music Center at Strathmore. Stefan Sanderling conducts Falla, Rodrigo and Stravinsky.

20 -- Jehi Bahk, violin, and Paul Gulda, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

20 -- Kennedy Center Chamber Players, 8 p.m., at the Barns at Wolf Trap.

20 -- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts.

21 -- WPAS presents Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano, 2 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

21 -- Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with soloist David Kim, violin, 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts. William Hudson conducts Brahms.

21 -- Conjunto Iberico Cello Octet, 8 p.m., at Dumbarton Church.

22 -- Young Concert Artists presents Jennifer Check, soprano, 2 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

26 -- National Symphony Orchestra with the Master Chorale of Washington, 7 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Leonard Slatkin conducts Mozart's "The Abduction From the Seraglio."

26 -- Embassy Series presents Elisabeth von Magnus, mezzo-soprano, 8 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

26 -- Fortas Chamber Music Series presents Misha and Cipa Dichter, piano, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

27 -- Embassy Series presents the Minetti Quartet, 8 p.m., at the Austrian Embassy.

29 -- Paratore Brothers Piano Duo, 6:30 p.m., at the National Gallery of Art, West Building.

29 -- WPAS presents the Men and Women of the Gospel Mass Choir, 3 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

31 -- WPAS presents the Calder Quartet, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

Tenor Ian Bostridge performs Sept. 22 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Camerata Nordica, one of Sweden's leading chamber ensembles, will present works by Handel, Britten, Sibelius and Grieg on Oct. 25 at the Kennedy Center.The Men and Women of the Gospel Mass Choir performs Jan. 29 at the Kennedy Center.