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Nearing the finish line, Eschenbach leads NSO in a raucous, uneven Mahler Second – Jun 02, 2017

The Christoph Eschenbach era at the National Symphony Orchestra is drawing …

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki radiant in Opera Lafayette’s Rameau – Jun 01, 2017

Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera-ballet Les Indes Galantes is a long, sprawling work, …

National Symphony salutes American optimism for JFK Centenary – May 25, 2017

John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday would have been next Monday. Washington’s …

August 16 – May 24, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera
Glass: The Juniper Tree
Musto: Bastianello
Jonas Hacker, …

Koopman goes for Baroque with National Symphony Orchestra – May 19, 2017

Since the rise of the historically informed performance movement, mainstream orchestras …

Pollini struggles yet shines in Chopin recital at Kennedy Center – May 17, 2017

Maurizio Pollini won the International Chopin Piano Competition over half a …

U.S. Air Force Band takes flight with a Messiaen spectacular – May 13, 2017

Among Washington’s many musical blessings are the elite musicians of the …

Paul Jacobs delivers a tour de force in NSO premiere of Rouse Organ Concerto – May 12, 2017

Christopher Rouse is one of the most engaging symphonic composers working …

Bell takes over Washington Chorus; NSO goes crossover with Ben Folds appointment – May 11, 2017

Change was already in the air at the National Symphony Orchestra, …

Critic’s Choice – May 09, 2017

A true musical rarity arrives in Washington later this week when …


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