Archive for May, 2019

Noseda, National Symphony give glorious Casella rarity its DC premiere – May 31, 2019

Gianandrea Noseda introduced the National Symphony Orchestra to the music of …

Goerke lights up WNO gala with a night of memorable Wagner singing – May 19, 2019

Opera gala performances generally disappoint. These events are invariably glitzy but …

Two premieres and a moving farewell for Becker from Cantate Chamber Singers – May 19, 2019

Gisèle Becker has directed the Cantate Chamber Singers for a quarter …

Young artists find their Verdi voices with Maryland Lyric Opera – May 19, 2019

Maryland Lyric Opera offered an evening of Verdi opera scenes in …

June 26 – May 18, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera
Gluck: Merlin’s Island
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis…

Noseda celebrates Italy with Rossini and Dante in choral showcase – May 17, 2019

Italy’s Festa della Repubblica will be celebrated in Washington on May …

Davies and Dunford provide a season highlight with Orphic program for Vocal Arts DC – May 15, 2019

The debut of countertenor Iestyn Davies and lutenist Thomas Dunford on …

Arcangelo closes Shriver Hall season with elegant Baroque program – May 13, 2019

Shriver Hall, on the campus of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, …

Latonia Moore makes blazing WNO debut in second-cast “Tosca” – May 13, 2019

Washington National Opera’s production of Puccini’s Tosca opened on Saturday night. …

WNO wraps season with a visually sumptuous, dramatically tepid “Tosca” – May 12, 2019

Washington National Opera is closing its season with a sumptuous Tosca.…