Archive for January, 2019

Searing Shostakovich and brilliant Beethoven from Noseda, Trifonov, and NSO – Jan 31, 2019

Gianandrea Noseda achieved a high point with this week’s concerts from …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 29, 2019

Celebrate the end of the federal government shutdown with the first …

February 17 – Jan 28, 2019

Virginia Opera
Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore
Cecilia Violetta López, Carlos Enrique Santelli, …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 25, 2019

Alexei Ratmansky staged a new production of Marius Petipa’s Harlequinade for …

PostClassical Ensemble concert floods National Cathedral in exotic sounds – Jan 24, 2019

Beginning with Claude Debussy, a number of Western composers became fascinated …

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. 

Washington National …

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 …