Performances

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 …

Eschenbach at his vivid, captivating best in NSO farewell – Jun 15, 2017

This week Christoph Eschenbach concludes his seventh and final season as …

Alice Sara Ott brings singular Tchaikovsky style to NSO – Jun 08, 2017

Alice Sara Ott had a dynamic debut with the National Symphony …

König and Gluzman in fine form with Baltimore Symphony’s Parisian program – Jun 03, 2017

Christoph König has made a guest appearance with the Baltimore Symphony …

Nearing the finish line, Eschenbach leads NSO in a raucous, uneven Mahler Second – Jun 02, 2017

The Christoph Eschenbach era at the National Symphony Orchestra is drawing …

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki radiant in Opera Lafayette’s Rameau – Jun 01, 2017

Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera-ballet Les Indes Galantes is a long, sprawling work, …

National Symphony salutes American optimism for JFK Centenary – May 25, 2017

John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday would have been next Monday. Washington’s …

Koopman goes for Baroque with National Symphony Orchestra – May 19, 2017

Since the rise of the historically informed performance movement, mainstream orchestras …

Pollini struggles yet shines in Chopin recital at Kennedy Center – May 17, 2017

Maurizio Pollini won the International Chopin Piano Competition over half a …

U.S. Air Force Band takes flight with a Messiaen spectacular – May 13, 2017

Among Washington’s many musical blessings are the elite musicians of the …

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