Performances

Lithuanian musicians mark their country’s centenary in fine style at National Gallery – Dec 10, 2018

It has been a good week for contemporary music in the …

Bates premiere fires a dud but Noseda leads NSO in a thundering Mahler First – Dec 07, 2018

So few living composers get the chance to have a full-length …

Ballet West brings its shiny new “Nutcracker” to the Kennedy Center – Dec 06, 2018

‘Tis the season for the annual run of The Nutcracker in …

An electrifying DC debut by Kopatchinskaja, Leschenko at Phillips Collection – Dec 03, 2018

Patricia Kopatchinskaja makes waves wherever she goes. 

The Moldovan violinist finally …

A dual hymn to the modern in quartet and dance concert at Freer|Sackler – Dec 02, 2018

The Meyer Concert Series at the Freer|Sackler is back in its …

Baritone Keenlyside makes a French connection in Washington debut – Dec 01, 2018

Simon Keenlyside made a belated Washington debut on Friday night in …

Noseda leads NSO forces in an intense and moving “War Requiem” – Nov 30, 2018

Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem is a work of contradictions. It not …

Kate Lindsey triumphs in belated U.S. debut of Gounod’s “Sapho” at Concert Opera – Nov 19, 2018

The lion’s share of Charles Gounod’s operas no longer see the …

Prieto and Kozhukhin make dueling high-octane debuts with NSO – Nov 15, 2018

For his debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Carlos Miguel …

Brancy and Dugan close allies in Armistice program for Vocal Arts DC – Nov 13, 2018

As a rule in films and elsewhere, the sequel usually disappoints. …