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Sistine Chapel Choir makes a rare and refined appearance at National Shrine – Sep 21, 2017

The Sistine Chapel Choir took a temporary leave from its usual …

Frenetic direction makes for mixed rewards with Washington Bach Consort – Sep 18, 2017

When J. Reilly Lewis passed away last year, the Washington Bach …

Dynamic Adams and Tchaikovsky open Alsop’s tenth season with Baltimore Symphony – Sep 15, 2017

Audiences may be getting tired of orchestras playing the same pieces …

Second cast delivers the Verdian goods in WNO “Aida” – Sep 11, 2017

The second cast of Verdi’s Aida took the stage Sunday afternoon …

Fine singing vies with baffling production in WNO’s militaristic “Aida” – Sep 10, 2017

Washington National Opera is going big for the start of its …

Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 Season – Aug 22, 2017

Fans of classical music and opera consume music in all the …

September 22 – Aug 15, 2017

Baltimore Concert Opera
Rossini: Guillaume Tell
Sean Anderson, Matthew Vickers, Caroline …

Horror and comedy make for a mixed closing bill at Wolf Trap Opera – Aug 12, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera is marking the 80th birthday year of Philip …

Vocal soloists seduce in NSO’s “Carmina Burana” at Wolf Trap – Jul 29, 2017

The Gianandrea Noseda era was to have begun on Friday evening, …

Noseda pulls out of July NSO concerts to recover from back surgery – Jun 30, 2017

Music director designate Gianandrea Noseda has pulled out of his summer …