Community Events: Add your Events Below

Free Choral Concert

12/26/2018 to 12/26/2018

2700 F St NW, , Washington, DC , DC 20566

Encore Chorale announces a FREE Holiday Choral Concert December 26, 2018 at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest choral program for singers 55+, will present the combined talents of more than 250 Encore Chorales and Encore ROCKS singers in concert at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall on December 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The singers will present a program of seasonal standards and holiday rock n’ roll – plus a few surprises – including the premiere of An Alleluia Flourish, a piece composed by Julian Wachner and commissioned for Encore by Classical Movements. The public is invited to attend this free concert and no tickets are required. The program will be conducted by Jeanne Kelly, Founder and Artistic Director of Encore Creativity for Older Adults, and Jeffrey Dokken, Director of the Encore ROCKS program. https://www.encorecreativity.org/

Mount Vernon Virtuosi: Dancing into 2019

12/30/2018 to 12/30/2018

6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

The Mount Vernon Virtuosi, a new chamber orchestra established by Peabody Conservatory cello faculty artist Amit Peled, is dedicated to nurturing and training local graduate music students. Heading into the new year, the Virtuosi will present an excitingly varied program of music based on traditional dance forms by Boccherini, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Strauss, Bartok, and Piazzolla. Reserve a FREE ticket: http://www.benderjccgw.org/event/mount-vernon-virtuosi-dancing-into-2019/

Aspen Hill Public Affairs Forum

01/03/2019 to 01/03/2019

4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville, MD 20853

Aspen Hill Public Affairs Forum -- featuring Aspen Hill’s newly elected members of the State Legislature (Sen. Ben Kramer and Dels. Charlotte Crutchfield, Bonnie Cullison, and Vaughn Stewart) -- will be held on Thursday, January 3, at 7:30 pm, at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. The legislators will talk briefly about their vision for the upcoming session of the legislature and then take questions from the audience. Come and talk with them before they go to Annapolis. The forum is sponsored by the Friends of the Aspen Hill Library, Aspen Hill Civic Association, Aspen Hill Library Advisory Committee, Strathmore Bel Pre Civic Association, Glenmont Exchange, and Poplar Run Homeowners Association. For more information, call (301) 871-1113 or e-mail aspenhill@folmc.org. 

Leon Fleisher’s Birthday Celebration

01/05/2019 to 01/05/2019

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

The BSO celebrates the great Leon Fleisher’s birthday in an extraordinary concert. Highlighting the program is Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12, a specialty of Fleisher's. Led by conductor Peter Oundjian, Brahms’ Second Symphony, full of beautiful melodies and one of the most exuberantly joyful finales, concludes the program. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Leon Fleisher, piano. MOZART Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major; BRAHMS Symphony No. 2. Tickets start at $35 Call 1-877-BSO-1444 or visit www.BSOmusic.org for more information.

Amadeus Orchestra with Amos Talmon and Gil Garburg

01/06/2019 to 01/06/2019

Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101

Israeli guest conductor Amos Talmon takes the podium in a concert of favorites by two Viennese masters. Mozart's sparkling "Marriage of Figaro" overture sets the stage for Beethoven's innovative "Symphony No. 1". The ever-popular Gil Garburg returns from Berlin to play Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 2". Tickets are $40 and may be purchased at the door or online at http://www.amadeusconcerts.com. Students 17 and under and active military are admitted free of charge. A pre-concert lecture by Music Director A. Scott Wood will begin at 3:15 pm, 45 minutes prior to the start of the concert. A reception will follow the concert, at which attendees may meet and chat with the performers and fellow music lovers.

Turangalila-symphonie

01/13/2019 to 01/13/2019

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Messiaen's mind-blowing Turangalîla-symphonie takes listeners on a journey of extreme dynamic contrasts, from sensuous whispers to almost deafening force. Marin Alsop conducts more than 100 musicians in this rarely-heard masterwork, featuring the eerie keyboard instrument ondes Martenot with its otherworldly sci-fi sounds, as well as a dazzling performance by world-renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Marin Alsop, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot. MESSIAEN Turangalîla-symphonie. Tickets start at $35. Call 1-877-BSO-1444 or visit www.BSOmusic.org for more information.