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Eschenbach is back with NSO in sunny Mendelssohn and rare Verdi – Jun 07, 2018

Christoph Eschenbach became conductor laureate of the National Symphony Orchestra at …

Alsop, BSO prep for Euro tour with bracing Gershwin, Schumann – Jun 01, 2018

When the Music Center at Strathmore opened in 2005, Washington’s northern …

An ailing Kovacevich closes Phillips season with mixed results – May 28, 2018

Stephen Kovacevich closed out the concert season of the Phillips Collection …

June 19 – May 24, 2018

Atlantic Reed Consort
Jeremy Filsell, pianist
Poulenc: Sextet for piano, flute, …

Walker draws superb performances from Choral Arts Society to close season – May 20, 2018

Washington’s multiple large choruses tend to perform a circumscribed set of …

Noseda closes his first NSO season with a Bach-centered evening – May 17, 2018

Gianandrea Noseda is leading the last concerts of his inaugural season …

Kissin returns with ferocity in Beethoven, poetry in Rachmaninoff – May 17, 2018

Two and a half years was a long time to go …

Elder makes a strong impact with NSO in early 20th-century program – May 10, 2018

Why should the National Symphony Orchestra have Mark Elder as its …

Mørk and Abduraimov make an exquisite team in Shriver Hall concert – May 07, 2018

Sometimes two musicians form a partnership that is even greater than …

Cantate Chamber Singers close season with a feast of German melody – May 06, 2018

Gisèle Becker has led the Cantate Chamber Singers for over twenty …