Performances

Noseda leads a vital NSO in music for light forces – Apr 20, 2018

This week’s National Symphony Orchestra program is a light one–at least …

Noseda, NSO close SHIFT Festival with rarities, rendered with subtlety and finesse – Apr 15, 2018

Each of the four orchestras featured at the SHIFT Festival this …

Indianapolis Symphony fills Kennedy Center with apocalyptic sound – Apr 14, 2018

If the Albany Symphony’s appearance at the SHIFT Festival on Wednesday …

A striking addition to the tuba repertory shines amid the Albany Symphony’s sugared SHIFT program – Apr 12, 2018

The SHIFT Festival has made it to a second season, which …

Beautiful music and baffling scenario in UrbanArias’ “Florida” premiere – Apr 08, 2018

The road to an opera premiere can be long and arduous, …

An alternative American Songbook delivered by Upshaw and Sō Percussion – Apr 06, 2018

Folk song, according to composer-scholar Zoltán Kodály, contains “the emotions of …

Singers shine best in uneven Apollo Orchestra concert – Mar 26, 2018

The Apollo Orchestra is feeling its way into the Washington music …

Noseda leads NSO in a Verdi Requiem of fire and fury – Mar 22, 2018

With two major symphony orchestras, a handful of large volunteer choirs, …

A rising young baritone stumbles in Vocal Arts recital – Mar 21, 2018

Vocal Arts DC presented a recital by Theo Hoffman on Tuesday …

An invitation to the dance(s) and a pianist’s debut with Noseda, NSO – Mar 15, 2018

Gianandrea Noseda, at the midpoint of a three-week series of concerts …