Performances

Alsop gets (late) Romantic in Baltimore Symphony program – Sep 24, 2017

In last week’s program with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop …

Folger Consort cultivates a winsome “English Garden” in season opener – Sep 24, 2017

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s ensemble-in-residence, Folger Consort, offered up a summery …

Sistine Chapel Choir makes a rare and refined appearance at National Shrine – Sep 21, 2017

The Sistine Chapel Choir took a temporary leave from its usual …

Frenetic direction makes for mixed rewards with Washington Bach Consort – Sep 18, 2017

When J. Reilly Lewis passed away last year, the Washington Bach …

Dynamic Adams and Tchaikovsky open Alsop’s tenth season with Baltimore Symphony – Sep 15, 2017

Audiences may be getting tired of orchestras playing the same pieces …

Second cast delivers the Verdian goods in WNO “Aida” – Sep 11, 2017

The second cast of Verdi’s Aida took the stage Sunday afternoon …

Fine singing vies with baffling production in WNO’s militaristic “Aida” – Sep 10, 2017

Washington National Opera is going big for the start of its …

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 …