Candlelight Concerts.Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-480-9950. Oct. 23: Family series. National Marionette Theatre Nov. 5: Trio da Salo. Beethoven, Schoenberg, Dohnanyi Nov. 20: Family series. Curious George, the musical Dec. 3: New Zealand String Quartet; Richard Nunns, Maori instruments. Haydn, Whitehead, Beethoven Dec. 4: Family series. New Zealand String Quartet Jan. 7: Cypress String Quartet; Atar Arad, violist. Haydn, Lees, Beethoven Jan. 8: Family series. Cypress String Quartet Jan. 28: Berlin Philharmonic Quartet. Mozart, Britten, Shostakovich Feb. 5: Family series. Peabody Opera. Papageno Feb. 11: New York Chamber Soloists; Mel Kaplan, oboe. Debussy, Brahms, etc. Feb. 25: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. Mozart, Haas, etc. Feb. 26: Family series. Solid Brass April 8: Winner of Borciani Quartet Competition April 29: Eroica Trio. Vivaldi, Ives, Brahms
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.University of Maryland, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu Sept. 16: David Finckel, cellist; Wu Han, pianist Oct. 14: Cypress String Quartet. Beethoven, Shostakovich, etc. Oct. 30: UM Symphony and Choirs; James Ross, conductor. Verdi's Requiem Nov. 20: Claremont Trio. Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schoenfield Dec. 3, 4: Annual Holiday Concert Feb. 4, 5: "Happy Birthday, Mozart" Feb. 12: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, tenor; Opera Lafayette March 4: Leslie Savoy Burrs' Vanqui (opera in concert form) March 10-12: American Piano: Black Virtuoso Traditions (10), Pioneers and Mavericks (11), A Collaborative Context (12). Anthony de Mare, Steven Mayer, pianists; Left Bank Quartet March 17: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. Paul Hillier, conductor. Rachmaninoff, Part April 1: UM Symphony; James Ross, conductor. Mahler's Symphony No. 9 April 5: Academy of Ancient Music. Giuliano Carmignola, violinist and conductor. All-Mozart program April 21-30: Maryland Opera Studio. Cimarosa's Il Matrimonio Segreto April 28: Guarneri String Quartet May 4: Fine Arts Quartet. Mozart, Shostakovich June 2, 3: Opera Lafayette. Mozart's Idomeneo
Community Concerts at Second.Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St. 410-744-4034. Sept. 18: Saar Ahuvia and Stephanie Ho, pianists Sept. 25: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Beethoven, Kodaly, Bruckner Oct. 9: Francis Poulenc Trio Oct. 16: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Piazzolla, Nielsen, Brahms Nov. 13: Theodora Hanslowe, mezzo-soprano Nov. 20: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven Jan. 15: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Franck, Bartok, Ginastera, Berg Jan. 22: Ilya Finkelshteyn, cellist Feb. 12: Svetoslav Stoyanov, percussion Feb. 19: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Mozart, Bax, Bliss March 12: Morgan State Choir March 19: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Brahms, Prechtl, Hindemith April 9: Stevens, Brahms, Stravinsky April 23: Wonderlic Piano Finals May 7: Chamber Music by Candlelight. Brahms, Sehested, Saint-Saens May 28: Annual Youth Festival June 11: Concert on the Green
Concert Artists of Baltimore.Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills, and Garrett Jacobs Mansion, 11 W. Mount Vernon Place, 410-625-3525, www.cabalto.org Oct. 15: "Musical Life of J. S. Bach." Edward Polochick, conductor. (Gordon) Dec. 3: Vladimir Lande, oboist; Polochick, conductor. Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky, etc. (Gordon) Dec. 18: Christmas concert (Mansion) Feb. 18: Clinton Adams, pianist; Polochick, conductor. Mozart. (Gordon) March 5: Chamber music. Dvorak, Piazzolla, etc. (Mansion) April 30: "Spring Serenade." Vocal ensemble (Mansion) May 20: Ann Schein, pianist; Polochick, conductor. Brahms, Ginastera, Guastavino (Gordon)
Handel Choir of Baltimore.various venues, 410-366-6544. Dec. 18: Selections from Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Handel's Messiah. Melinda O'Neal, conductor. Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road March 4: Mozart Celebration. O'Neal, conductor. Cathedral of the Incarnation, 4 E. University Parkway May 6: "French Connection." Faure, Bernstein, etc. O'Neal, conductor. Grace United Methodist, 5407 N. Charles St.