Festivals, Classical

Paris, 1900

When: Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m. 2016

Spend an evening immersed in the glamorous and imaginative world of turn-of-the-century Paris. The Parker Quartet brings their “exceptional virtuosity” (Washington Post) to Ravel’s String Quartet; harpist Bridget Kibbey joins them for André Caplet’s entrancing Conte Fantastique, based on a short story by Edgar Allen Poe; and the evening ends with Ernest Chausson’s opulent and romantic Concerto for String Quartet, Violin, and Piano, featuringaward-winning violinist Ian Swensen.

Price: $22-$28