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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 …

Falletta to replace Noseda for NSO date at Wolf Trap – Jul 14, 2017

JoAnn Falletta will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra’s July 28 program …

Wolf Trap Opera offers a Terpsichorean, goth take on Glass’s “Fall of the House of Usher” – Jun 18, 2017

Those who believe opera should be a feast for the eyes …

National Symphony Orchestra hires a new executive director – Jun 05, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra has a new leader.

The Kennedy Center …

Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership – May 30, 2017

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. …