Archive for October, 2017

Superb guest artists spark Opera Lafayette’s Monteverdi program – Oct 25, 2017

Claudio Monteverdi would have been 450 years old this year, occasioning …

November 22 – Oct 25, 2017

Kansas City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker…

Fairfax Symphony brings passion to Russian program – Oct 22, 2017

At a time when major orchestras are struggling, it’s commendable when …

Ensemble Signal celebrates Steve Reich at Library of Congress – Oct 19, 2017

Steve Reich turned 81 this month, and he continues to create …

UrbanArias tells a real-life American horror story with Hagen’s stirring “Shining Brow” – Oct 15, 2017

The most promising contemporary operas deserve repeated hearings. Too often they …

Cantate Chamber Singers bring radiant advocacy to meditative program – Oct 15, 2017

There was a moment, just before the start of Saturday’s Cantate …

Renovated Terrace Theater makes mixed sonic impression with chamber music – Oct 13, 2017

The Kennedy Center closed its chamber music venue, the Terrace Theater, …

Stenz leads transcendent Gaelic-themed program with BSO – Oct 09, 2017

One of the best things that has happened at the Baltimore …

Stutzmann returns to NSO with a romantic program – Oct 06, 2017

Most orchestral conductors start out as something else, usually instrumentalists of …