Archive for September, 2016

Alsop, BSO have uneven night with Orff and Stravinsky – Sep 30, 2016

Last week the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opened its season at Strathmore, …

NSO opens season with Shakespeare in words and music – Sep 30, 2016

Many classical composers have long eschewed using words to describe the …

NSO gala raises $1 million and fetes opening of African-American Museum – Sep 26, 2016

This weekend the first visitors entered the National Museum of African …

WNO opens season with a visually attractive, vocally bland “Figaro” – Sep 23, 2016

This season at Washington National Opera, to borrow a sports metaphor, …

Washington Concert Opera marks 30 years with a bel canto feast – Sep 19, 2016

As its title suggests, Washington Concert Opera has been performing opera …

Baltimore Symphony opens centennial season in rousing style with pie and Perlman – Sep 18, 2016

There was keen excitement in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Saturday …

Critic’s Choice for 2016-17 season – Sep 13, 2016

New leadership has taken over at some of Washington’s major concert …

Welcome to Washington Classical Review – Sep 12, 2016

Welcome to Washington Classical Review. Those who are familiar with our …

Janai Brugger’s artistry is on the rise at Kennedy Center – Sep 10, 2016

Janai Brugger’s star continues to rise.

After winning both the Operalia …

Three new musicians to join NSO this season – Sep 09, 2016

Christoph Eschenbach will step down as music director of the National …