Archive for 2019

Apollo Orchestra features promising young soloist in mixed program – Jan 21, 2019

The Apollo Orchestra is truly a neighborhood venture. It performs in …

Soprano Fleming adorns Schubert program with Noseda, NSO – Jan 19, 2019

It is perhaps no surprise that soprano Renée Fleming finds Franz …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 16, 2019

Gianandrea Noseda leads a likely highlight of his second season with …

Delightful “Pepito” lets the dogs out at American Opera Initiative premieres – Jan 13, 2019

Writing a twenty-minute opera is harder than it seems. 

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Sankaram’s “Taking up Serpents” shows original, intriguing voice in WNO premiere – Jan 12, 2019

Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative continues to present new, hour-length …

String trios with David Finckel and friends open the year at Wolf Trap – Jan 12, 2019

In the chamber music family, the string trio of violin, viola, …

Alsop, Baltimore Symphony overcome distractions to tackle epic Messiaen – Jan 11, 2019

When an orchestra performs Messiaen’s colossal Turangalîla-Symphonie for the first time …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 08, 2019

This week listeners should not pass up the chance to hear …

Two new musicians join NSO: Baltimore musicians still without a contract – Jan 04, 2019

Two new players are joining the National Symphony Orchestra, the appointments …