Performances

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 …

Rarely heard Rossini comedy proves a delightful discovery at Wolf Trap – Jun 26, 2017

In the fall of 1812, the 20-year-old Gioachino Rossini premiered his …

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 …

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