Archive for 2019

Carter Brey’s dazzling Haydn a clear highlight in Apollo Orchestra program – Nov 18, 2019

The Apollo Orchestra provides an important service by presenting free concerts […]

Goerke’s intimate Isolde contrasted with Gould’s sensational Tristan in NSO’s night of Wagner – Nov 14, 2019

Christine Goerke triumphed as Brünnhilde in the Metropolitan Opera’s Ring Cycle […]

Noseda, NSO hit the dance floor in a night of premieres – Nov 08, 2019

Orchestras were created to accompany dancing. Gianandrea Noseda’s latest program with […]

WNO serves up inspired singing and whimsy in colorful “Magic Flute” – Nov 03, 2019

A production of The Magic Flute should be magical.  Washington National […]

MDLO’s young singers shine and rise in opera concert – Nov 02, 2019

Two of opera’s great love affairs—with its own possibility, and its […]

A dark, stormy and rewarding Halloween night with Urbański, de la Salle and NSO – Oct 31, 2019

Orchestras have to play the occasional chestnut. When they do, it […]

Thorvaldsdóttir premiere leads an atmospheric evening with Spektral Quartet – Oct 30, 2019

When the Spektral Quartet comes to town, they bring a bevy […]

WNO’s “Otello” gets the job done despite staging distractions – Oct 27, 2019

Opera is predicated on song; Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello is predicated on […]

November 19 – Oct 22, 2019

Keely Bosworth Borland, sopranoJoy Schreier, pianistMusic by Piaf, Gershwin, Porter, Chaminade, Herbert12:10 p.m. Church of […]

A night of stirring Mahler lieder from Gerhaher and Huber – Oct 19, 2019

Longtime collaborators baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber returned to […]