The Washington Conservatory of Music will present the Pressenda Chamber Players on February 1 at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ in Bethesda. The program will feature J. Barriere’s Duo for Two Cellos, J. Strauss’s Capriccio Sextet, and J. Brahms’s G Major Quintet, Op. 111. The musicians include Aaron Berofsky, violin; Kathryn Votapek, violin; Amadi Azikiwe, viola; Philippe Chao, viola; Jan Mueller Szeraws, cello; and Tobias Werner, cello.
The Washington Conservatory of Music will present the Pressenda Chamber Players on March 7 at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ. They will perform Beethoven’s String Quartet, Op. 127 and Schumann’s String Quartet in a minor. The performers will include Aaron Berofsky, violin; Kathryn Votapek, violin; Gregory Luce, viola; and Tobias Werner, cello. Families with children are encouraged to attend.
February 1: Maritime Voices at the Folklore Society of Greater Washington’s annual Mid-Winter Festival (Mini-Fest) at Takoma Park, MD. The program will feature sea chanties, songs of women and seafaring families, and other songs of sea and shore on the Cafetorium Stage that will "keep you singing, laughing, and learning the whole journey."
February 15:The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices at the Frederick Douglass House in D.C. The program will feature 19th-century African American music during the opening ceremonies of the National Park Service’s annual Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration.
February 21: The Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing in Takoma, DC. The theme will be Black History Month with Songs of Hope and Freedom in the Blues, Gospel and Spiritual tradition, plus Songs of Love from across the globe for Valentine’s Day.
The Thirteen will perform concerts titled Mysticin March. The concerts will explore humanity’s search for the divine across time and space with nearly a millennium of music, featuring the German composer Hildegard von Bingen, Spanish composers Victoria and Lobo, Estonian minimalist Arvo Pärt, and contemporary American composer Mason Bates. The concerts will be performed on:
March 6 at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria
March 7 at Live at 10th & G\First Congregational U.C.C. in D.C.
Cantate Chamber Singers, conducted by Victoria Gau, will perform a concert titled PASSION – Through the Dark Cloudsat Bradley Hills Church in Bethesda on March 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem will be "interspersed with haunting newer works exploring loss and mortality, yet also bringing a sense of peace in contrast with the powerful and terrifying requiem text."
The concert will feature an orchestra and guest soloists Deborah Sternberg, soprano; Cara Gonzalez, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Loyal Smith, tenor; and Kevin Deas, bass-baritone.
The program will also include works by Victoria Bond, John Tavener, Moses Hogan, and Andrew Earle Simpson.
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club in the historic Bethesda Theater on Wisconsin Avenue offers live music performed by leading musicians nearly every evening - plus a select supper menu, beverages and more.
The Club has a public parking garage in the building and is near the Bethesda Metro Subway Station.
Images below: Exterior & Interior Views of the Supper Club