Treasures of the Season FALL FINE ARTS PREVIEW

THE BALTIMORE SUN

CLASSICIAL MUSIC

* Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. (410) 263-0907.

Oct. 4-5: "Mostly Russian." Oct. 20: Family Concert Series, "It's a Small World." Nov. 8-9: "Harmony & Heartbreak." Jan. 31-Feb. 1: "Leon Fleisher Returns." Feb. 28-March 1: "North Meets South." April 18-19: "Gisele's Farewell."

* Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, (410) 998-1022

Oct. 30: Valentina Lisitsa, pianist; works by Beethoven, Haydn and Shostakovich. Other concerts Feb. 26, March 26 and May 21, 1997.

* Baltimore Choral Arts Society, 1316 Park Avenue, Baltimore, (410) 523-7070

Nov. 9: Mozart's "Requiem" (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall). Dec. 10: 13th Annual Christmas Concert (Basilica of the Assumption). Dec. 21: 9th Annual Christmas for Kids (Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher). March 22: the King's Singers with BCAS Chorus, world premiere by Libby Larson (Meyerhoff). May 4: "The Best of Baroque" -- Handel's "Coronation Anthems" and Bach's "Magnificat" (Goucher).

* Baltimore Classical Guitar Society, Walters Art Gallery, (410) 247-5320

Sept. 21: Andrew York; Oct. 26: David Russell; Feb. 22: Manuel Barrueco (at Peabody Institute's Friedberg Hall); March 22: John Holmquist; April 19: Antigoni Goni.

* Baltimore Opera, Lyric Opera House, (410) 727-6000

Oct. 10, 12, 16, 18, 20: "La Gioconda." Nov. 16, 20, 22-24: "Fidelio." March 15, 19, 21-23, 1997: "Il Trovatore." May 10, 14, 16-18: "Romeo et Juliette."

* Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, (410) 783-8000

Wednesday-Thursday: Midori Plays Brahms. Sept. 18: BSO in Centreville. Sept. 19: BSO in Frederick. Sept. 20-21: Dvorak's "New World" Symphony. Sept. 24: All-Baltimore Concert. Sept. 26-29: Marvin Hamlisch: A Romantic Serenade. Oct. 3-4: Brahms and Schubert. Oct. 5: Gutierrez Plays Brahms. Oct. 10-12: Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra. Oct. 17: Peter, Paul & Mary. Oct. 18-20: Bizet's "Carmen." Oct. 24-26: Puccini's "Messa Di Gloria." Oct. 29: BSO in Frederick. Oct. 31-Nov. 2: A Tribute to Lerner and Loewe. Nov. 2: Once Upon A Time. Nov. 7-9: Beethoven's Fifth. Nov. 14: Winter Solstice Concert, featuring Windham Hill artists. Nov. 14: BSO in Centreville. Nov. 15-17: Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony. Nov. 21-23: All-Beethoven. Nov. 26-27: Garrison Keillor. Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Bernadette Peters. Dec. 4: Vienna Choir Boys. Dec. 6: Gospel Christmas. Dec. 11: A December Evening with Mel Torme. Dec. 13-15: Holiday Pops Gala. Dec. 14: "Peter and the Wolf." Dec. 16: "Amahl and the Night Visitors." Dec. 17: George Winston's Winter Concert. Dec. 20-21: Handel's "Messiah." Dec. 22: "Helicon: A Solstice Celebration."

Jan. 3-5, 1997: Bobby McFerrin Conducts. Jan. 9-11: Pinchas Zukerman Plays Bartok. Jan. 12: BSO at the Kennedy Center. Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Concert. Jan. 16-18: Big Band Hit Parade. Jan. 23-25: Debussy's "La Mer." Jan. 30: BSO in Frederick. Jan. 31-Feb. 2: All-Tchaikovsky Program. Feb. 1: Celebrate America. Feb. 7-9: Stars and Stripes Forever. Feb. 8: Music on Parade. Feb. 13-15: Pianist Radu Lupu. Feb. 19: Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Feb. 22: Great Opera Choruses. Feb. 27-28: Pamela Frank Plays Dvorak. March 1: BSO at Carnegie Hall. March 6-9: Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. March 12: The Chieftains. March 14-16: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2. March 18: Live, Gifted and Black Concert. March 20-21: All-Bach Program. March 21: BSO in Centreville. March 22: Andras Schiff Plays Bach. March 22: BSO at Frederick. March 29: The Peking Acrobats. April 2: "Carmina Burana" Open Rehearsal. April 3-5: "Carmina Burana." April 9-12: Andre Watts. April 13: The Flying Karamazov Brothers. April 18-20: Brahms' Alto Rhapsody. April 19: Dance Celebration. April 24-27: Marvin Hamlisch: Search for a Star. April 26: Fancy Footwork. April 27: Evgeny Kissin, piano. May 1-3: Lynn Harrell, cello. May 9-11: Peter Serkin Plays Mozart. May 15-18: A Night at the Oscars. May 22-23: Violinist Cho-Liang Lin. May 29-31: Emanuel Ax, piano. June 6-8: Gil Shaham. June 12-13: David Zinman Conducts Mahler. June 14: Zinman, Zukerman and Hamlisch.

* Candlelight Concert Society, 8970-A Route 108, Columbia, (410) 715-0034. Performances are at Smith Theatre, Howard Community College.

Sept. 21: Sanford Sylvan, baritone; David Breitman, piano. Oct. 12: Borromeo String Quartet. Nov. 16: Billy Taylor Trio. Dec. 7: Ying Quartet. Jan. 4: New York Wind Soloists. Jan. 18: Eroica Piano Trio. Feb. 1: Tokyo String Quartet. Feb. 15: Ruth Laredo, piano, and Shanghai String Quartet. March 16: The Harp Consort. April 5: Terrence Wilson, piano. April 19: Ann Schein, piano. May 3: Sharon Isbin, guitar.

* Chamber Music Society of Baltimore, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Auditorium, Baltimore Museum of Art. (410) 486-1140

Oct. 6: The Cavani String Quartet, Mozart's Quartet No. 19 in C, "Dissonant." Dec. 8: Norman Fischer, works by Bach, Bolcom, Dutilleux and Sirota. March 2: Adele Auriol and Bernard Fauchet, violin and piano. April 27: New Music Consort.

* Concert Artists of Baltimore, the Walters Art Gallery. (410) 764-7371.

Chamber Music Series at the Walters: Oct. 13: Schubert's Trio in E-Flat, "Notturno." Dec. 1: "Beethoven and Beyond." Feb. 23: "Invitation to the Dance." April 6: "On the Lighter Side."

Orchestra & Vocal Ensemble at LeClerc Hall, College of Notre Dame: Nov. 2: Menotti, "Sebastian" Ballet Suite. Feb. 8: All-Mozart Program. March 9: Bach, "St. Matthew Passion." May 4: Family Fun Concert (at Gordon Center for Performing Arts).

* Goucher Chamber Symphony, Kraushaar Auditorium, (410) 337-6333.

Oct. 9: Works by Britten, Tchaikovsky and Mozart. Nov. 13: Pei Lu, cello; Schubert. Feb. 19: Judith Pannill, soprano; Barber, Haydn and Mendelssohn. April 30: Jeffrey Chappell, piano; Mozart, MacDowell, Mendelssohn. Also at Goucher: Feb. 9: Horacio Gutierrez, piano, annual Rosenberg lecturer.

* Handel Choir of Baltimore. (410) 366-6544.

Nov. 10: Handel, "Hymn to St. Cecilia." December: Handel, "The Messiah." March 2: Bach, "St. John's Passion." April 13: Mendelssohn, "Elijah." May 18: Handel, "Joshua." June 8: "Around the World in Song."

* Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus. (410) 516-6542.

Oct. 19: Verdi, Overture to "La Forza del Destino." Dec. 7: Brahms, "German Requiem," featuring Allison Charney, soprano, David Neal, bass-baritone, JHU Choral Society and Goucher College Chorus. March 2: Premiere of Symphony No. 2 by Larry Bell. April 26: Beethoven, Concerto in C Major for violin, cello & piano.

* National Symphony Orchestra, Kennedy Center, Washington. (202) 467-4600.

Thursday-Saturday and Sept. 17: Bernstein, Overture to "Candide," Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano. Sept. 19-21 and 24: "Copland: Composer for Our Country." Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 1: Dvorak, Ninth Symphony. Oct. 3-5, 8: James Galway, flute. Oct. 10-12: Evelyn Glennie, percussion. Oct. 17-19, 22: Lynn Harrell, cello. Oct. 24-26, 29: Beethoven, "Missa Solemnis" in D Major, Opus 123. Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 5: Theofanidis, Metaphysica. Nov. 7-9: Elmar Oliveira, violin. Nov. 14-16, 19: Bobby McFerrin, conductor. Nov. 21-23: Shlomo Mintz, violin. Nov. 23: NSO Family Concert, Bobby McFerrin, conductor. Nov. 27, 29-30, Dec. 3: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Dec. 5-7: John Browning, piano. Dec. 12-14, 17: "Spotlight on Artistry." Dec. 19-22: Washington Bach Consort Chorus. Dec. 31: New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center. Jan. 9-11, 1997: Sarah Chang, violin. Jan. 16-18: Radu Lupu, piano. Jan. 23-25: Norman Krieger, Gershwin Piano Concerto. Jan. 30-Feb. 1 and Feb. 4, 6-8: All-Vivaldi Program. Feb. 13-15: Misha Dichter, piano. April 3-5: Morgan State University Choir. April 17-19: Camelia Johnson, soprano. April 24-26: Alexander Slobodyanik, piano. May 29-31, June 3: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. June 5-7, 10: Yefim Bronfman, piano. Pops Series (DAR Constitution Hall): Dec. 19-20: John Denver. Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 1997: Tony Bennett. Feb. 21-22: The Temptations. Feb. 28-March 1: Sarah Brightman. May 2-3: Penn and Teller. May 16-17: Marvin Hamlisch.

* Peabody Institute Concert Series, 1 East Mount Vernon Place. (410) 659-8124.

Sept. 28: Peabody Symphony Orchestra, Verdi, Overture to "I Vespri Siciliani." Oct. 2: All-Brahms Evening. Oct. 4: Concert Orchestra, Weber, Overture to "Der Freischutz." Oct. 9: Wind Ensemble, Nelson, "Rocky Point Holiday." Oct. 18: Camerata, Music by Members of the Society of Composers. Oct. 23: Peabody Trio, Henze, "Kammersonata." Oct. 25-26: "Berlin to Broadway: A Revue of the Music of Kurt Weill" (Repeated Nov. 1-2 at Spike and Charlie's Cabaret). Oct. 30: Computer Music Consort (Maryland Science Center). Nov. 2: Concert Orchestra, Mozart, Overture to "Don Giovanni." Nov. 6: Preparatory Faculty Recital. Nov. 7-10: Peabody Opera Theatre and Symphony Orchestra, Verdi, "Falstaff." Nov. 13: Friedman-Levine-Kates Trio, music by Mozart and Dohnanyi. Nov. 22: Wind Ensemble. Nov. 23: Camerata, Davies, "Ante-Christ." Dec. 4: Renaissance Ensemble. Dec. 8: Concert Orchestra, Peabody Singers and Peabody Chorus, Beethoven, "Coriolan Overture," Opus 62. Dec. 10: Symphony Orchestra, Busoni, "Berceuse elegiaque." Dec. 14-15: Preparatory Winter Dance Concert.

* Pro Musica Rara: Early Music in Residence at the Baltimore Museum of Art. (410) 433-0041.

Oct. 13: Timothy Day, baroque flute, and PMR. Nov. 24: Les Gouts-Reunis. Jan. 26: SuperBach Sunday. March 23: Bravo! Boccherini. April 20: PMR Baroque Quartet.

* Second Presbyterian Concert Series, Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St., Guilford (410) 467-4210.

Today: Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano, Donald Sutherland, piano, organ. Oct. 27: Annual BSO Principal Chair Concert, Mihaly Virizlay, cello, Robin Kissinger, piano. Nov. 17: Morgan State University Choir. Dec. 15: Christmas Concert with the Constellation Brass. Jan. 12: Naval Academy Glee Club. Feb. 22: Judging of the Russell C. Wonderlic Memorial Vocal Competition. Feb. 23: Gifted Baltimore Youth: Our Musical Future. March 16: Kevin Kenner, piano. April 6: Trio Menegello: Ivan Stefanovic and Family. April 20: Winner of the Wonderlic Vocal Competition. May 11: Columbia Pro Cantare and Second Presbyterian Choir. May 18: Light Jazz, Classics and Fun, Paula Hatcher, flute, and Charlie Byrd, guitar.

* Shriver Hall Concert Series, Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus. (410) 516-7164.

Oct. 6: Leon Fleisher, piano. Nov. 3: The Moscow Conservatory Trio. Dec. 8: Shanghai String Quartet. Jan. 11: Bin Huang, violin. Feb. 9: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. March 9: Evan Drachman, cello, Piatigorsky Memorial Concert. April 2: Murray Perahia, piano.

* Towson State University, Fine Arts Center, Osler and Cross Campus drives. (410) 830-2836.

Sept. 22: Towson Chamber Players: TSU Brass Quintet. Sept. 28: Faculty Recital: Thomas Spacht, organ. Oct. 5: Faculty Recital: Zoltan Szabo, violin; Reynaldo Reyes, piano. Oct. 27: Faculty Recital: Leneida Crawford, mezzo-soprano. Nov. 8: String Day. Nov. 9: Piano Recital by International William Kapell Piano Competition Laureate. Nov. 10: Towson Chamber Players: Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles. Nov. 13: Student Composers Recital. Nov. 14: Friedman-Gordon Competition Recital. Nov. 16: TSU Festival Chorus. Nov. 20: University/Community Orchestra. Nov. 21: Jazz Ensemble II. Nov. 22: "An Evening of Rollick and Romance." Nov. 24: Massed Clarinet Choir and Woodwind Ensembles. Dec. 4: Early Music Ensemble Concert. Dec. 4: Symphonic Band Concert. Dec. 7: Choral Society. Dec. 8: Percussion Ensemble.

* University of Maryland Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkens Ave. (410) 455-2942

Oct. 20: UMBC Symphony. Dec. 2: UMBC Concert Choir. Dec. 8: UMBC New Music Ensemble. Dec. 8: The Maryland Camerata (at Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels, Charlestown Retirement Community). Dec. 15: UMBC Symphony. March 16: UMBC Symphony. April 13: The Maryland Camerata (at Charlestown). April 23, 25-27: Opera performance to be announced. May 2-3: Baltimore Voiceworks and the Maryland Camerata. May 18: UMBC Symphony.

* Washington Performing Arts Society, Kennedy Center, Washington. (202) 833-9800.

Sept. 29: Maurizio Pollini, piano. Oct. 8: Colin Carr, cello. Oct. 19: tenor Jerry Hadley, baritone Thomas Hampson. Oct. 21: Philadelphia Orchestra; Andre Watts, piano. Oct. 27: Vienna Symphony; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano. Oct. 30: The King's Singers. Dec. 14 and April 12: Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra. Feb. 24: Philadelphia Orchestra; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin. March 1: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. March 8: Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano. March 15: Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg, violin. April 20: Alfred Brendel, piano. April 26: Midori, violin. May 3: Los Angeles Philharmonic.

THEATER

* Arena Stage, 6th and Maine Avenue, S.W., Washington; (202) 488-3300

Sept. 6-Nov. 3: "Blues for an Alabama Sky," Kreeger Theater; Oct. 4-Nov. 10: "The Miser," Fichandler Theater; Nov. 15-Jan. 19: "it ain't nothin but the blues," Kreeger Theater; Dec. 13-Jan. 19: "Arcadia," Fichandler Theater; Feb. 7-March 23: "Molly Sweeney," Kreeger Theater; March 7-April 13: "Voir Dire," Fichandler Theater; April 11-June 15: "Sunday in the Park with George," Kreeger Theater; May 9-June 15: "Anna Christie," Fichandler Theater

* Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St.; (410) 332-0033

Sept. 27-Nov. 3: "Galileo," Pearlstone Theater; Nov. 21-Dec. 21: "Triumph of Love," Pearlstone Theater; Dec. 13-Jan. 26: "Thunder Knocking on the Door," Head Theater; Jan. 31-March 16, 1997: "Romeo and Juliet," Pearlstone Theater; March 14-April 27: "The Glass Menagerie," Head Theater; April 25-June 1: "Seven Guitars," Pearlstone Theater

* Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St.; (410) 752-2208

Sept. 20-Oct. 13: "Talley's Folly"; Nov. 15-Dec. 8: "Amadeus"; Feb. 21-March 16: "The Lisbon Traviata"; May 30-June 22: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

* Ford's Theatre, 511 Tenth St., N.W., Washington; (202) 347-4833

Sept. 24-Oct. 20: "Will Rogers' U.S.A."; Oct. 22-Nov. 17: "The Gate of Heaven"; Nov. 23-Dec. 29: "A Christmas Carol"; Jan. 15-26: Mark Russell; Jan. 30-Feb. 14: "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992"

* Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills; (410) 356-7469

Oct. 19-20: "Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles"; Nov. 10-11: "The Velveteen Rabbit"; Jan. 19: "Winnie the Pooh" (Cleveland Signstage Theatre); Jan. 25-26: "The Belle of Amherst"; March 9: "The Great Vaudeville"; April 17: "Zorba"; April 19-20: "Forbidden Hollywood"

* Kennedy Center, Washington; (800) 444-1324

Sept. 17-Oct. 20: "Mrs. Klein," Eisenhower Theater; Nov. 4-Dec. 8: "Having Our Say," Eisenhower Theater; Dec. 10-Jan. 12: "Damn Yankees," Opera House; Feb. 18-March 30: "Hysteria," Eisenhower Theater; April 15-May 25: "The King and I," Opera House; spring: "Valley Song," Eisenhower Theater; starting June 13: "Phantom of the Opera," Opera House; starting June 30: "Wise Guys," Eisenhower Theater

* Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave.; (410) 494-2712

Oct. 29-Nov. 3: "Ain't Misbehavin' "; Dec. 3-8: "West Side Story"; Dec. 25-29: "Stomp"; Feb. 4-9: "Defending the Caveman"; April 1-6: "Funny Girl"; May 27-June 1: "Singin' in the Rain"

* Morris A. Mechanic Theatre, Hopkins Plaza; (410) 752-1200

Sept. 26-Oct. 6: "Grease!"; Oct. 8-13: "A Chorus Line"; Oct. 29-Nov. 10: "Applause"; Nov. 22-24: "Always . . . Patsy Cline"; Dec. 10-22: "Smokey Joe's Cafe"; Jan. 14-Feb. 2: "Annie"; Feb. 18-March 2: "Barrymore"; April 8-20: "Having Our Say"; May 20-June 1: "The King and I"

* National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington; (202) 628-6161

Dec. 6-Feb. 9: "Whistle Down the Wind"

* Shakespeare Theatre, 450 7th St., N.W., Washington; (202) 393-2700

Sept. 17-Nov. 3: "Henry VI"; Dec. 3-Jan. 19: "Antony and Cleopatra"; Feb. 11-April 6: "As You Like It"; April 29-June 15: "Mourning Becomes Electra"

* Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St.; (410) 752-8558

Sept. 11-29: "Winnie: She Who Strives" (Sights Productions and Impossible Industrial Action); Oct. 2-13: Three one-acts: "The Gaia Cycles," "The Competent Heart," "The Most Beautiful Man in the World or Play It As It Lays" (The Women's Project at Theatre Project); Oct. 23-Nov. 3: "Re-Visions" (Legacy Theatre); Dec. 4-21: "Prozac in Pandora's Box" (Towson State University MFA program); Jan. 15-26: "The Fever" (Joy Ehrlich); Feb. 5-23: "Locks & Links" (Men of Nommo); Feb. 28-March 9: "Hammers" (Towson State University MFA program with Independent Eye of Philadelphia); March 12-23: second installment of the Women's Project at Theatre Project; April 4-13: "The Nightclub" (Stuffed Puppet Theatre of Amsterdam); April: "Vertigo" (Diablo Mundo of Buenos Aires) and a new work by Theatricks of Ellicott City; May 9-18: "The Botticelli Project" (of the Theatre Company of Towson State University MFA program)

DANCE

* Ballet Theatre of Annapolis, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. (410) 263-2909.

Oct. 25-26: Cynthia Harvey, Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre, and Philip Neal, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet, guest artists. Dec. 7-15: "The Nutcracker."

* Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive, at North Charles and 31st streets. (410) 235-0100.

Sept. 29: Nancy Romita & The Moving Company. Oct. 26-27: Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago. Nov. 1-2: Kimberly Mackin Dance Company & The Moving Company. Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Sankofa Dance Theater.

* Baltimore School for the Arts, 712 Cathedral St. (410) 396-1185.

Dec. 6-15: "The Nutcracker."

* Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. (410) 356-SHOW

Oct. 29: Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Dec. 8-9: Carolyn Dorfman.

* Goucher College, Kraushaar Auditorium, Towson. (410) 337-6333.

Nov. 22-23: Dancers in Action, Goucher Fall Dance Concert. Dec. 10: Todd Dance Concert. Dec. 13-15: Donetsk Ballet, "The Nutcracker." April 4-5: Choreographie Antique and Peabody Ragtime ensemble. April 18-19: Goucher Spring Dance Concert. May 4: Choreographie Antique and Towson State Early Music Ensemble. May 6: Todd Dance Concert. May 10: Ballet Academy of Baltimore.

* Johns Hopkins University, Shriver Hall Auditorium, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore. (410) 516-7157.

Nov. 2: Steve Love's New York Express

* Kennedy Center, off West Virginia and New Hampshire Avenues N.W., Washington. (202) 467-4600

Oct. 8-13: San Francisco Ballet. Oct. 15-20: Pacific Northwest Ballet. Oct. 22-24: Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Oct. 25-27: Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Oct. 29-Nov. 3: Tharp!, Twyla Tharp, artistic director. Nov. 29-Dec. 1: ODC Dance Company of San Francisco. Jan. 14-15: Anna Sokolow's Players' Project. March 11-12: Buglisi/Foreman Dance. April 1-6: Paul Taylor Dance Company. April 8-13: Dance Theatre of Harlem. April 22-23: Garth Fagan Dance. May 20-June 1: Kirov Ballet.

* Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. (410) 685-5086.

Dec. 12-15: "The Nutcracker." Dec. 25-29: Stomp

* Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (410) 288-8357.

Oct. 27: Gregory Hines, Lifesongs for AIDS benefit.

* National Ballet Company, Bowie. (301) 249-1178.

Oct. 12-13: "Capricio Espana," "Divertimento," "Tribute to Mr. B" (St. John's College, Annapolis). Dec. 11-18: "The Nutcracker" (Bowie State University). March: "Bolero" (Johns Hopkins). May 10-11: Spring Gala (St. John's College). June 8-9: National Ballet Student Performance (Bowie State University).

* Towson State University, Towson. (410) 830-2796.

Sept. 29: English Eurythmy Theatre. Oct. 19-20: Towson Ensemble Dancers. Nov. 9: The Mask Dance of Korea. Dec. 5-7: Dance Majors Performance Project. Dec. 7: Towson State Dance Company, "The Nutcracker." Dec. 6-8: Towson State University Children's Dance Division and the Moscow Ballet, "The Nutcracker" (Morris Mechanic Theatre). Dec. 15: Children's Dance Division.

* U.S. Naval Academy, Alumni Hall, Annapolis. (410) 268-6060

Oct. 18-19: Mark Morris Dance Group.

* University of Maryland Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkens Ave. (410) 455-2476.

Dec. 5-7: Fall Dance Showcase. Feb. 12-15: Phoenix Repertory Dance Company. Feb. 19: Amy Pivar Dances. May: Spring Dance Showcase.

* Warner Theater, 13th Street N.W., between E and F streets, Washington. (202) 628-1818.

Dec. 13-28: Washington Ballet, "The Nutcracker." Jan. 7-12: Tap Dogs. Feb. 7-9: Tango Passion. March 4-16: Stomp. March 18-23: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

* Washington Performing Arts Society, Washington. (202) 833-9800.

Sept. 27-28: Bebe Miller Company (Dance Place). Oct. 5: Maru Montero Dance Company (Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University). Oct. 26-27: Donna Uchizono Company (Dance Place). Nov. 22-24: Donald Byrd/The Group, "The Harlem Nutcracker" (George Mason University Center for the Arts). Jan. 25: Mazowsze, the State Folk Song and Dance Ensemble of Poland (Kennedy Center). Feb. 8-9: Rennie Harris, Pure Movement (Dance Place). Feb. 15: Cirque Eloize (Lisner Auditorium). March 18-23: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Warner Theatre). April 1-6: Paul Taylor Dance Company (Kennedy Center). April 8: Russian Festival (DAR Constitution Hall).

ART

* American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway and Covington Street. (410) 244-1900.

Closed until Oct. 12. Beginning Oct. 12, a new installation, "Wind in My Hair."

* Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive at North Charles and 31st streets. (410) 396-6300.

Through Sept. 29: "A Modern Renaissance: German Expressionist Prints and Drawings." Through Nov. 3: "A Photographer's Vision: Gifts to the Collection from Barbara Young." Sept. 25-Feb. 16: "Andrew Wyeth: America's Painter." Oct. 9-Dec. 29: "The Face of America: Modernist Art 1910-1950," paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs. Oct. 16-Jan. 5: "Landmarks in Print Collecting: Masterpieces from the British Museum." Jan. 29-April 20: "Art of the Baga: A Drama of Cultural Re-Invention." Feb. 26-April 13: Rembrandt Prints.

* Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St. (410) 685-3750

Through Oct. 6: "Where the Wild Things Are: The Nature of Maryland," watercolors, drawings and photographs by Maryland naturalists. Oct. 18-Nov. 17: "Olmsted's Sudbrook: The Making of a Community." Oct. 8-Jan. 5: "Songs of the Heart: Hooked Rugs by Mary Sheppard Burton." Nov. 29-Jan. 13: "Peeking Through the Keyhole: Revealing Baltimore's Christmas Gardens."

* Walters Art Gallery, 600 N. Charles St. (410) 547-9000

Through Oct. 6: "Tiepolo Unveiled: The Restoration of a Masterpiece," "To Arrest the Ravages of Time: Caring for Art at the Walters," and "Streams, Mountains, and Free Spirits: A Great Chinese Handscroll." Through Nov. 24: "Music in Manuscripts." Through Dec. 1: "Holy Images in Ethiopian Art." Nov. 17-Feb. 23: "Russian Enamels, Kievan Rus to Faberge." Nov. 27-Feb. 16: "Manuscript Menagerie."

* Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. (301) 739-5727.

Through Oct. 13: "Sculptures & Prints by Gladys Sauber." Through Oct. 27: "A Seasonal View: The Landscapes of Benson Bond Moore."

Galleries

* Baltimore Clayworks, 5706 Smith Ave. (410) 578-1919.

Through Sept. 28: "Surface + Form," group exhibition. Oct. 4-26: "Duck Art History Revised," Doug Baldwin. Oct. 30-Nov. 16: "Clay du Jour," group exhibition. Nov. 22-Dec. 24: "Winterfest," holiday invitational exhibition.

* Folk Art Gallery, 511 N. Charles St. (410) 523-1507

Thursday-Nov. 30: "Hookers: The Rugs of Barbara E. Merry." Oct. 24: "Halloween Windows." Dec. 12-31: Christmas exhibition featuring Mexican folk art (preview, Dec. 5).

* C. Grimaldis Gallery, 523 N. Charles St. (410) 539-1080

Through Sept. 28: Roberto Santiago, painter. October: Eugene Leake, new paintings. November: John McLaughlin, painter. December: Nani Simonis, paintings on paper. February to May, sculptors John Ruppert, Osami Tanaka, David Nash, Costas Varotsas

* Galerie Francoise et ses freres, Green Spring Station, Falls and Joppa roads. (410) 337-2787

Sept. 11-Oct. 1: "Afri-Cobra & Friends Exhibition," works of seven African-American artists. Oct. 3-Nov. 3: "Mentor Show: Joan Snyder & Josh Dorman." Nov. 6-Dec. 4: Sam Christian Holmes, sculpture. Through Nov. 15: Outside sculpture exhibition. Dec. 7-Jan. 11: Joyce J. Scott, Liza Lou and Pamela Li, beadwork.

* Gomez Gallery, 836 Leadenhall St., Federal Hill. (410) 752-2080

Through Saturday: Mercedes Teixido, drawings and sculpture, and Christine Neill, watercolors. Sept. 21-Oct. 26: Nancy Scheinman, paintings, and Martha Macks, prints. Nov. 2-30: Corina Briceno, paintings, prints. Dec. 7-Jan. 4: Jennifer McRae, paintings, Sally McDonnell and Neil McDonnell, sculpture.

* Goucher College, Rosenberg Gallery, Dulaney Valley Road, Towson. (410) 337-6333

Through Oct. 26: "Wanderings: Photographs by Kirsten Elstner." Nov. 4-Dec. 20: John Cooper and Al Zaruba, mixed media. Jan. 21-March 7: Eliot Cohen, photographs. March 17-April 25: "Clipper Park and Hollins Exchange Artists Exhibition." May 1-23: "Showcase: Goucher Students in the Visual Arts." Late May-late June: 11th Annual Juried High School Exhibition of the Baltimore County Public Schools.

* Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, Norman and Sarah Brown Art Gallery, 5700 Park Heights Ave. (410) 542-4900

Through Nov. 3: "Party of Three: The Sculptures of Stanley Marcus." Nov. 14-Jan. 19: "Art on Jewish Terms," group show celebrating Jewish culture through art. Feb. 2-April 6: Adult art students exhibit. April 17-June 15: "The Metaphors of the Tower of Babel," invitational show of sculptures by Jim Paulsen and friends. June 25-Aug. 24: "JCC Older Adult Student Exhibit."

* Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Art Gallery, Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, 3306 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. (410) 356-SHOW

Through Nov. 25: "Elena Zolotnitzky Shows Her True Colors," paintings and watercolors. December-March: To be announced. March-June: "Judy Heiman Re-Forms Gauguin."

* Loyola College Art Gallery, 4501 N. Charles St. (410) 617-2799

Thursday-Oct. 4: Recent works by Jill Lion, sculptor, and Peggy Deford, painter.

* Maryland Art Place, 218 W. Saratoga St. (410) 962-8565

Through Sept. 28: "Making Waves in the Mid-Atlantic." Oct. 3-Nov. 3: Richard Ford, paintings (at new Fells Point satellite exhibition space, 1820 Aliceanna St.). Oct. 11-Dec. 7: Contemporary Art Furniture. Dec. 28-Feb. 22: "The New American Ghetto," photographs by Camilo Jose Vergara. Dec. 28-Feb. 22: "Constructive Ideas Competition." March 8-April 19: 1996-1997 Critics' Residency.

* Maryland Institute College of Art, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave. (410) 225-2300

Through Sept. 22: "Foundation Exhibition" (Decker Gallery), "Sabbatical Exhibition" (Meyerhoff Gallery). Oct. 4-Nov. 3: Faculty Exhibition (Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries).

* Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. (410) 792-0664.

Through Oct. 25: Paintings by Catherine Jones (Main Gallery). Through Oct. 27: Recent works by Debora Wood (Library Gallery). Through Sept. 30: "Medieval Reliefs and Raku Refractions: New Works by Linda K. Bernard (Resident Artists' Gallery). Oct. 3-31: Irene Sylvester.

* School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light St. (410) 396-4641

Through Sept. 27: "New Work," sculpture by Daithi O Glaisain, paintings and works on paper by Ani Hoover, paintings by Michael Weiss; paintings by Edda Jakab; "Plate Tectonics," by Scot Cahlander. Oct. 8-11: Preview, "Lotta Art"; Oct. 12: "Lotta Art." Oct. 22-Nov. 23: Mark Charette, Kristen Hogue, Catherine Jones; Elizabeth Nead; Katherine Kavanaugh. Dec. 7-Jan. 10: "Houston/Baltimore: A Collaboration Between James von Minor and Joe Mancuso"; Chris Myers; Sandra Wasko-Flood. Jan. 25-Feb. 28: "In Stitches"; Suzanne McDougall Carmack. March 22-April 25: James Agard, Peter Ivanoff, Randy Rosenberg; Colette Veasey-Cullors. May 10-June 13: 1997 Spring Juried Exhibition; Wendy Queen.

* Steven Scott Gallery, 515 N. Charles St. (410) 752-6218

Through Oct. 31: "Hollis Sigler: Early Drawings, 1977-1984" and "Coastlines," works by Robert Andriulli, Anne Marie Fleming, Patricia Tobacco Forrester, Jon R. Friedman, Michael H. Lewis, Raoul Middleman, Tom Miller and Joseph Sweeney. Nov. 7-Dec. 28: "Robert Andriulli: Pennsylvania Landscapes and Maine Seascapes." Jan. 2-Feb. 28, 1997: "Raoul Middleman: Maryland Landscapes" and "Vistas: Dramatic Landscapes" by Robert Andriulli, Patricia Tobacco Forrester, Jon R. Friedman, David Hopkins, Michael H. Lewis, Hollis Sigler, Mike and Doug Starn and Joseph Sweeney. March 6-April 26: "Joseph Sweeney: Recent Pastels and Oils." May 1-June 28: "Patricia Tobacco Forrester: Recent Large-Scale Watercolors" and "Anne Marie Fleming: Pastels, 1994-1997." July 3-Aug. 30: "Vacation Spots," summer group exhibition.

* Towson State University, Fine Arts Center, Osler and Cross Campus drives, (410) 830-2796

Thursday-Oct. 18: Marvin Wies, sculptures (University Union Gallery). Sept. 19-Oct. 19: "Whirligigs and Weathervanes" (Holtzman Gallery). Sept. 19-Oct. 25: "Baosong," paintings (Asian Arts Gallery). Nov. 1-27: Art Faculty Exhibition (Holtzman Gallery). Nov. 7-Dec. 7: Hou Rong, MFA Thesis Exhibit (University Union Gallery). Nov. 11-Dec. 13: Taiwanese Folk Painting by Hung Tong (Asian Arts Gallery).

* University of Maryland Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkens Ave. (410) 455-3188 or (410) 455-2270

Fine Arts Gallery: Through Oct. 5: Visual Arts Faculty Biennial. Oct. 17-Nov. 27: "Eikoh Hosoe: Meta," photographs. Feb. 27-April 5: "Kate Millett, Sculptor: The First 38 Years." April: Imaging and Digital Arts Graduate Thesis Exhibition. May: "A View from Baltimore to Washington 1997."

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery: Sept. 23-Dec. 18: "Growing Up in New York: The Photography of Arthur Leipzig." Feb. 1-March 29: "Wendy Ewald: Retratos y Suenos/Portraits and Dreams: Photographs by Mexican Children."

* University of Maryland College Park. (301) 405-2763

Through Oct. 20: "Crosscurrents 96: Reclamation" and "Robert Beckmann: The Body of a House." Nov. 7-Dec. 20: "Willem De Looper: 1966-1996." Jan. 15-March 2: "Terra Firma." March 19-April 27: "New Works by Faculty, First-Year MFA and Undergraduate Students." May 7-June 1: "Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition."

* Watermark Gallery, 100 S. Charles St. (410) 547-0452

Featured artists: September: Dick Youniss, Anne Riegel. October: Linda Uphoff, Mildred Dreier. November: Deborah Hoeper, Anne Bradshaw. December: All-Members Show; Natalie Fleming. January: R. Ben Dawson, Jing-Jy Chen. February: Christopher Jones, Martin Sullivan. March: Nancy Galvin, Peggy Ann Duke. April: Carolyn Hartman, Linda Uphoff. May: Edie Coffin, Deborah Hoeper. June: Anne Riegel, Jesse Mashbaum.

Pub Date: 9/08/96

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