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September 22 – Sep 21, 2018

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Joshua Bell, violinist
Holst: The …

Soprano Broadbent brings “celestial sound” to Bach Consort opener – Sep 17, 2018

Given the range of contributions the late J. Reilly Lewis made …

Horns stand out in Apollo Orchestra’s season opener – Sep 16, 2018

No orchestra is really about making a profit. Even so, the …

NSO celebrates American music of the serious kind at Labor Day concert – Sep 03, 2018

Outdoor holiday concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra, much like gala …

2018-19 Critic’s Choice – Aug 20, 2018

The District of Columbia and its environs offer a dizzying array …

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival provides an oasis in DC’s August desert – Aug 11, 2018

The month of August is normally a gaping void for classical …

September 22 – Aug 09, 2018

Folger Theatre
Folger Consort
Shakespeare/Davenant: Macbeth
Music by Eccles, others
2 …

A finely sung, imaginatively staged “Rigoletto” on a rainy night at Wolf Trap – Aug 04, 2018

Wolf Trap Opera Company offers an annual one-night opera in the …

Alsop, BSO members mix it up with flair in New Music Festival – Jun 22, 2018

While Marin Alsop gained an early reputation as a specialist in …

August 10 – Jun 19, 2018

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
Anna Marsh, dulcianist
William Simms, theorbist…