Concerts & Events

The beauty, location, excellent acoustics, and flexibility of the nave make St. Mark’s a much sought-after performance venue for musicians throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Follow the provided links to learn details of the remaining concerts and music-related events taking place in the 2019-2020 season.

Sunday, February 2, 2020
ArcoVoce Ensemble concert cancelled.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:00 pm
Choral Evensong service
This meditative and music-focused Anglican service features special music offered by the Chancel Choir. A reception will follow in Baxter Hall.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:30 pm
Chiarina Chamber Players “Beethoven at 250, Part I”
Commemorating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Chiarina presents his six trios for violin, cello and piano, in two concerts. These pillars of the piano trio repertoire redefined the genre. The two programs take us on a fascinating journey from the brilliant early works to the depth of the timeless Archduke trio.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:00 pm
21st Century Consort “Time’s Up”
A program of contemporary music including Ligetti’s Poeme Sympthonique for 100 Metronomes, Sebastion Currier’s Variations on Time and Time Again, Elliot Carter’s Tempo e Tempi, and Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. 4 pm pre-concert discussion. Free.

March 6-8, 2020 7:30 pm
Folger Consort “The Three Fountains”
Music for Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio

Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:30 pm
Chiarina Chamber Players “Beethoven at 250, Part II

Commemorating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Chiarina presents his six trios for violin, cello and piano, in two concerts. These pillars of the piano trio repertoire redefined the genre. The two programs take us on a fascinating journey from the brilliant early works to the depth of the timeless Archduke trio.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:00 pm
Washington Bach Consort “The Passion”
J.S. Bach – Johannes-Passion, BWV 245

Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:00 & 11:15 am
Easter Sunday services with brass quartet.

Saturday, April 18, 2020 7:30 pm
21st Century Consort “Time’s Up”
A program of contemporary music includingPAUL DESSAUGuernicaEUGENE O’BRIENElegy to the Spanish Republic (premiere)CONLON NANCARROWPrelude and BluesKEVIN PUTSAnd Legions Will RiseROBERTO GERHARDThree ImpromptusGEORGE CRUMBAncient Voices of Children (50th anniversary of the work)4 pm pre-concert discussion. Free.

April 24-26, 2020 7:30 pm
Folger Consort “The Three Fountains”

Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:30 pm
Capital City Symphony

Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:30 pm
Chiarina Chamber Players

Sunday, June 7, 2020 4 pm
Choral Evensong service

Saturday, June 12, 2020 Time TBD
Concert featuring Emerson Eads Mass for the Oppressed.

Saturday, June 20, 2020 3:00 pm
DC Concert Orchestra

Saturday, June 25, 2020 7:30 pm
Capriccio Baroque

View of listing of past concerts here.

Interested in performing at St. Marks?

E-mail Director of Music Jeff Kempskie if you would you like more information or if you wish to be added to our mailing list so that you can find out about future music-related events at the church.