Performances

A heroic sendoff for MTT with San Francisco Symphony’s memorable Beethoven – Mar 24, 2019

Over a long tenure, the strengths of a music director can …

Colorful staging lifts mixed vocalism in WNO’s “Faust”  – Mar 17, 2019

This month Washington National Opera performs two operas it has not …

Koopman returns to NSO bearing rare and rewarding Baroque gifts – Mar 15, 2019

Regular podium visits by early music specialists are helping to mold …

Takács Quartet offers exquisite Bartók at the Kennedy Center – Mar 13, 2019

What would the world be like without the Takács Quartet in …

Moser and Polonsky prove worthy partners in Shriver Hall recital – Mar 11, 2019

The last gasp of winter shut down the Johns Hopkins University …

Anna Nechaeva makes a powerful U.S. debut in WNO’s “Eugene Onegin” – Mar 10, 2019

Eugene Onegin has returned to the Washington National Opera after an …

Montrose Trio’s Haydn proves a highlight at Wolf Trap – Mar 09, 2019

The theme of Vienna in the Wolf Trap chamber music series, …

Cellist Kian Soltani brings individual touch to Haydn in dashing NSO debut – Mar 08, 2019

Christoph Eschenbach returned to the podium of the National Symphony Orchestra …

Spiders, puppets and Mozart make fine company in Bringuier’s NSO debut – Feb 28, 2019

An orchestra needs to play both familiar and rarely heard music …

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 …