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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 […]

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 […]

November 19 – Oct 22, 2019

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

A Takács Quartet in transition revisits its roots with Bartók – Oct 16, 2019

The Takács Quartet is in a transitional stage. With only one […]

Christian Gerhaher to explore the world in Mahler’s songs – Oct 12, 2019

Musical partners now for over three decades, Christian Gerhaher and Gerold […]

Janowski, NSO deliver a memorable night of Bruckner at Kennedy Center – Oct 10, 2019

Excellent Bruckner has been elusive for the National Symphony Orchestra in […]