Archive for February, 2018

Tenor Prégardien to light a path through Schubert’s darkest lieder – Feb 21, 2018

Christoph Prégardien is on a rare American tour, which will bring …

February 22 – Feb 20, 2018

National Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Bruch: Violin …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 20, 2018

If you are a fan of chamber music, and of the …

Sisters make blazing debuts in Washington Concert Opera’s “Maria di Rohan” – Feb 19, 2018

In the dusty corners of the operatic repertory are many works …

Virginia Opera creates practical magic with Britten’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” – Feb 18, 2018

Virginia Opera may be the most daring local company in terms …

Tan Dun, Shenzhen orchestra greet Chinese New Year with a flourish at Kennedy Center – Feb 16, 2018

They dialed up birdsong on cell phones, used instruments to mimic …

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” – Feb 14, 2018

Alexandre Tharaud released a curious recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 13, 2018

This weekend is shaping up to be an operatic one, with …

Shostakovich fares best in Gabel’s mixed outing with NSO – Feb 09, 2018

It’s hard to understate the near-giddiness that the opening of Shostakovich’s …

Röschmann draws audience into exquisite gloom in Vocal Arts recital – Feb 09, 2018

Dorothea Röschmann brought a dark-hued program of lieder by German and …