Archive for September, 2017

NSO revives rare Copland symphony in American program – Sep 29, 2017

It was this past April when Cristian Măcelaru last stood in …

October 24 – Sep 26, 2017

Polaris Piano Trio
Laura Kobayashi, pianist
L. Boulanger: D’un matin de …

NSO celebrates Noseda and Bernstein in rousing gala at the Kennedy Center – Sep 25, 2017

On Sunday evening, the usual mix of elite Washington politicians, media …

Soprano provides compelling advocacy for Holocaust-themed “Letters from Ruth” – Sep 25, 2017

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”…

Alsop gets (late) Romantic in Baltimore Symphony program – Sep 24, 2017

In last week’s program with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop …

Folger Consort cultivates a winsome “English Garden” in season opener – Sep 24, 2017

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s ensemble-in-residence, Folger Consort, offered up a summery …

Noseda to strive for quality and consistency with National Symphony – Sep 23, 2017

On Sunday evening Gianandrea Noseda will lead his first concert as …

Timothy O’Leary named new general director of WNO – Sep 22, 2017

Timothy O’Leary has been named general director of Washington National Opera, …

Sistine Chapel Choir makes a rare and refined appearance at National Shrine – Sep 21, 2017

The Sistine Chapel Choir took a temporary leave from its usual …

Frenetic direction makes for mixed rewards with Washington Bach Consort – Sep 18, 2017

When J. Reilly Lewis passed away last year, the Washington Bach …