Performances

Horror and comedy make for a mixed closing bill at Wolf Trap Opera – Aug 12, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera is marking the 80th birthday year of Philip …

Vocal soloists seduce in NSO’s “Carmina Burana” at Wolf Trap – Jul 29, 2017

The Gianandrea Noseda era was to have begun on Friday evening, …

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, …