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Cantate holiday program serves up bracing mix of the traditional and contemporary – Dec 12, 2022

Holiday-season choral programs always face the dilemma of how to evoke […]

Scarlata delivers a powerful, affecting “Winterreise” for Chiarina Chamber Players – Dec 05, 2022

The Chiarina Chamber Players presented Schubert’s Winterreise Sunday night, performed by […]

Opera Baltimore goes site specific with a mixed, manorial “Turn of the Screw” – Nov 19, 2022

Opera Baltimore, formerly known as Baltimore Concert Opera, presented Benjamin Britten’s […]

Hamelin’s natural eloquence is manifest in music of Beethoven, Fauré and Hamelin – Oct 30, 2022

There’s a clichéd line about rock musicians—something about guitar players who […]

The Thirteen opens season in stirring fashion with Monteverdi’s epic “Vespers” – Oct 22, 2022

The Thirteen opened its season in Alexandria Friday night with a performance of […]

Attacca Quartet opens Chiarina residency with exhilarating performances  – Oct 02, 2022

The Chiarina Chamber Players brought the Attacca Quartet to town for […]

W(h)ither opera at the Kennedy Center? – Sep 27, 2022

Has the Kennedy Center forgotten about opera in its Opera House? […]

Opera Philadelphia excavates a fascinating rarity with Rossini’s tri-tenor “Otello” – Sep 24, 2022

Opera Philadelphia’s “Festival O22” continued Friday night with a revival of […]

Opera Philadelphia makes a strong case for Hosokawa’s haunting “The Raven” – Sep 22, 2022

Opera Philadelphia opened its “Festival 022” Wednesday night with a production […]

Apollo Orchestra opens season with worthy Ravel and Tchaikovsky – Sep 19, 2022

The Apollo Orchestra’s Sunday afternoon concert at the Church of the Little […]


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