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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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(November 19) BILSON ON THE BROADWOOD This week offers a classical cornucopia. First, Bilson plays the Broadwood at the The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Master musician Malcolm Bilson tickles the 200-year-old ivories of the Broadwood piano for a night of Haydn, Schumann and Chopin.

(November 19-21) DEMONS, DRAMA, DANCE Then, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents Demons, Drama and Dance tomorrow night at the Strathmore and Friday and Saturday in Baltimore at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program includes theRed Cape Tango from Daugherty's "Metropolis Symphony," Liszt's Dance of Death and the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz.

(November 20 & 22) ECLIPSE ORCHESTRA And finally, Eclipse Orchestra brings the annual Brandenburg Festival to St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Northwest D.C. Friday and Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m. The festival features more Bach than you can shake a stick at--unless, of course, you're the conductor.

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