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Brownlee soars in Vocal Arts recital of Schumann and Sorey  – Apr 12, 2019

Tenor Lawrence Brownlee’s name rarely appears in print without the label …

Cleobury makes a valedictory tour stop with Kings College Choir – Mar 31, 2019

Stephen Cleobury is stepping down after 37 years at the helm …

Cantate Chamber Singers deliver delightful Handel with “Israel in Egypt” – Feb 25, 2019

There are several reasons why Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt made …

Apollo Orchestra brings vocal Strauss and Tchaikovsky symphony to a new audience – Feb 24, 2019

The Apollo Orchestra, which already performs all over Northwest DC and …

Cantate Chamber Singers present a non-mass version of Bach’s Mass in B minor – Dec 16, 2018

A hallmark of Gisele Becker’s 25-year tenure as music director of …

Gaffigan, NSO and Trpčeski deliver a rousing Russian program – Nov 02, 2018

The evening began quietly at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall Thursday …

Violinist Lin brings a silver lining to uneven Apollo Orchestra concert – Oct 13, 2018

On Friday, violinist Cho-Liang Lin starred in three capacities with the …

Virginia Opera brings out the affection, grit and relevance of Weill’s “Street Scene” – Oct 07, 2018

Virginia Opera presented an uncannily relevant and beautifully detailed production of …

Fairfax Symphony leads off with a winning performance of Puccini’s “La Boheme” – Sep 23, 2018

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra opened its season with a smashing concert …

Mulligan too operatic in Spears premiere, yet brings nuanced artistry to Argento for Vocal Arts DC – Sep 17, 2018

It was a long wait but the world premiere of Walden, …