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National Philharmonic wraps season with stirring Hailstork premiere – Jun 05, 2023

For the final concert of its 2022-23 season, the National Philharmonic, led by […]

Kaija Saariaho 1952-2023 – Jun 04, 2023

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, a commanding and influential figure in contemporary […]

Chiarina Chamber Players serve up a bracing program of Brahms and the Schumanns – Mar 13, 2023

With the works of Clara Schumann enjoying a revival on concert […]

Guitarist Vieaux serves up two concertos and a premiere with the Fairfax Symphony – Mar 12, 2023

Most concerto soloists just perform one work per concert, maybe adding […]

Immersive “Secret Byrd” event keeps focus on the music at National Cathedral – Mar 06, 2023

Cathedra, the resident vocal ensemble at the Washington National Cathedral, offered […]

Pine, Fairfax Symphony give worthy advocacy to revived Price concerto – Feb 12, 2023

Florence Price composed her Violin Concerto No. 2 in 1952. As […]

Quigley, fine cast illuminate the secular and sacred Pergolesi for Opera Lafayette – Feb 03, 2023

Opera Lafayette’s 2022-23 season has focused on the world of Madame […]

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 […]


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