Archive for 2019

Top Ten Performances of 2019 – Dec 23, 2019

1. PostClassical Ensemble, Angel Gil-Ordóñez. Washington National Cathedral The sound of […]

Washington Bach Consort marks the season with a worthy “Christmas Oratorio” – Dec 23, 2019

Conductor Dana Marsh is making Bach’s Christmas Oratorio the signature work […]

21st Century Consort offers an ingenious Christmas program from Thomas to Crumb – Dec 22, 2019

Christmas is a season of longed-for reunions among family and friends, […]

Andrew Davis brings his souped-up “Messiah” to National Symphony – Dec 20, 2019

Imagine Handel’s Messiah accompanied by a large wind band. You can […]

January 24 – Dec 18, 2019

Washington National OperaDomingo-Cafritz Young ArtistsRobert Ainsley, pianist12:10 p.m. National Gallery of ArtFree admission […]

IN Series’ “L’enfance” presents a theatrical take on Berlioz’s Christmas oratorio – Dec 15, 2019

Hector Berlioz was not a spiritual man. Yet L’enfance du Christ, one […]

Calmus offers polished seasonal illumination for Candlelight Concert Society – Dec 15, 2019

‘Tis the season to deck the concert halls and roll out […]

Fast-rising soprano Michelle Bradley sensational in Vocal Arts debut – Dec 12, 2019

The human voice can lift a listener to greater heights than […]

Library of Congress celebrates Clara Schumann, the composer – Dec 07, 2019

Clara Wieck Schumann was a more talented pianist than her husband, […]

Slatkin makes heartening NSO return with optimistic, eloquent Copland – Dec 06, 2019

The National Symphony Orchestra’s performances of American music have rarely sounded […]