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Tenor Russell Thomas is breaking down operatic barriers with confidence – Feb 28, 2018

Tenor Russell Thomas, a rising singer from Miami, makes his Washington …

Tenor Prégardien to light a path through Schubert’s darkest lieder – Feb 21, 2018

Christoph Prégardien is on a rare American tour, which will bring …

Violinist Stefan Jackiw strives to bring out the grit and nostalgia of Charles Ives – Jan 29, 2018

Charles Ives is still a problem.

Our current era accepts and …

Composer Missy Mazzoli is breaking the glass opera ceiling – Jan 17, 2018

Missy Mazzoli became a rock star of the classical world with …

Top Ten Performances of 2017 – Dec 21, 2017

1. Jordi Savall and Friends, Library of Congress.

The tour of …

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 …

Noseda to strive for quality and consistency with National Symphony – Sep 23, 2017

On Sunday evening Gianandrea Noseda will lead his first concert as …

Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 Season – Aug 22, 2017

Fans of classical music and opera consume music in all the …

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. …

Top Ten Performances of 2016 – Dec 20, 2016

1. Washington National Opera: Wagner’s Ring Cycle

Without a doubt, Washington …