Archive for 2018

Top Ten Performances of 2018 – Dec 22, 2018

1. Dorothea Röschmann. Vocal Arts DC The esteemed German soprano returned […]

Choir provides the highlights in McGegan’s abridged and speedy NSO “Messiah” – Dec 21, 2018

Handel’s Messiah is an outlier among the composer’s oratorios, not least […]

Vocal Arts DC presents an Angel Blue Christmas at the Kennedy Center – Dec 20, 2018

In her recital on Wednesday night Angel Blue, who has sung […]

January 29 – Dec 18, 2018

American Ballet Theatre Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra Drigo: Harlequinade 7:30 […]

Cantate Chamber Singers present a non-mass version of Bach’s Mass in B minor – Dec 16, 2018

A hallmark of Gisele Becker’s 25-year tenure as music director of […]

WNO revives underwhelming “Lion, Unicorn, and Me” for holiday season – Dec 15, 2018

Washington National Opera continues its tradition of presenting a holiday opera […]

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 […]