Archive for 2018

Missy Mazzoli deconstructs the American Dream in bracing WNO premiere – Jan 20, 2018

Since the dawn of the American Opera Initiative, in 2012, Washington …

Composer Missy Mazzoli is breaking the glass opera ceiling – Jan 17, 2018

Missy Mazzoli became a rock star of the classical world with …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 16, 2018

In a surprisingly burgeoning January in Washington, one particular evening presents …

French music, Glass and hip-hop Saint-Saëns make for a long afternoon with BSO  – Jan 15, 2018

Marin Alsop’s most recent program with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was …

Europa Galante brings Vivaldi and friends to life at Library of Congress – Jan 13, 2018

Europa Galante’s sizzling recordings have brought a number of unknown operas …

Tchaikovsky fares best in conductor Sado’s U.S. debut with NSO – Jan 11, 2018

Yutaka Sado, currently principal conductor of the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, made his …

Irish (and other) hearts are happy at Tara Erraught’s Vocal Arts recital – Jan 10, 2018

Kudos to Vocal Arts DC for bringing Tara Erraught back to …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 09, 2018

The New Year opens with a bounty for lovers of early …

BSO and Labadie heat up a cold night with revelatory Mozart – Jan 07, 2018

Bernard Labadie’s visits to Washington with his period ensemble Les Violons …