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Theofanidis premiere, bracing Rachmaninoff highlight Spano’s Baltimore Symphony concert – Nov 19, 2017

It was keep-your-coat-on cool Saturday evening inside the Music Center at …

Back to the Future: Leila Josefowicz finds fresh treasure in arrangements and rarities – Nov 07, 2017

Leila Josefowicz doesn’t appear to be a revolutionary. The violinist’s debut …

Vocal Arts DC opens season with a feast of Bernstein rarities – Nov 06, 2017

Vocal Arts DC’s season-opening concert in the Kennedy Center’s newly reopened …

Pianist Liu offers a thoughtful program of American music with a lost work rediscovered – Nov 05, 2017

One of the greatest pleasures of taking in concerts at the …

Fairfax Symphony brings passion to Russian program – Oct 22, 2017

At a time when major orchestras are struggling, it’s commendable when …

Cantate Chamber Singers bring radiant advocacy to meditative program – Oct 15, 2017

There was a moment, just before the start of Saturday’s Cantate …

Soprano provides compelling advocacy for Holocaust-themed “Letters from Ruth” – Sep 25, 2017

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”…

Folger Consort cultivates a winsome “English Garden” in season opener – Sep 24, 2017

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s ensemble-in-residence, Folger Consort, offered up a summery …

Timothy O’Leary named new general director of WNO – Sep 22, 2017

Timothy O’Leary has been named general director of Washington National Opera, …

Wolf Trap Opera serves up searing summer verismo with Puccini’s “Tosca” – Jul 15, 2017

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca might not make most opera companies’ shortlists for …