Performances

Pierre-Laurent Aimard explores lonely landscapes in Shriver Hall series – Mar 12, 2018

A recital by Pierre-Laurent Aimard generally involves a revelatory pairing of …

An uneven evening of Glass Etudes at the Kennedy Center – Mar 10, 2018

The piano etude evokes many aspects of a pianist’s life: endless …

Adams’ sprawling “Gospel” proves a misfire for Noseda, NSO – Mar 09, 2018

There were many reasons for disappointment in Thursday night’s concert by …

Nézet-Séguin, Philadelphia Orchestra deliver the power in Shostakovich minus the chill – Mar 07, 2018

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra made their semi-annual visit to …

Gay Men’s Chorus presents Duruflé’s Requiem in unique version for male chorus – Mar 05, 2018

On Saturday evening, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, directed …

Strong singing and conducting make for a gripping “Don Carlo” at Washington National Opera – Mar 04, 2018

Washington National Opera’s production of Verdi’s Don Carlo is something to …

Runnicles, NSO make an eloquent case for Mahler’s Tenth – Mar 01, 2018

For the past three seasons, Scottish conductor Donald Runnicles has made …

Prégardien’s storytelling creates vivid journey in Vocal Arts recital – Feb 25, 2018

Christoph Prégardien had not been to Washington since a 1999 recital …

Janowski brings a unique perspective to familiar music with NSO – Feb 23, 2018

On the surface, this week’s National Symphony Orchestra was not the …

Sisters make blazing debuts in Washington Concert Opera’s “Maria di Rohan” – Feb 19, 2018

In the dusty corners of the operatic repertory are many works …