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Kennedy Center plans ambitious 2019-2020 season: NSO tours, “Otello,” Porgy and Bess” and a bounty of Beethoven – Feb 04, 2019

The Kennedy Center announced its classical music and opera programming for …

St. Lawrence Quartet shines at refurbished Wolf Trap with Haydn and Mozart – Feb 02, 2019

Wolf Trap has a new look this season. The Barns, the …

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 …