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Composer Rouse writes his epitaph in final masterwork, unveiled in Cincinnati – Oct 18, 2019

Cincinnati. One of the country’s most venerable ensembles, the Cincinnati Symphony […]

Cage’s piano music embraces the world at Kennedy Center – Oct 03, 2019

True experimentalists keep you guessing.  Even within the circumscribed parameters of […]

Christopher Rouse 1949-2019 – Sep 22, 2019

American composer Christopher Rouse has died at the age of 70, […]

With pomp and gratitude, a revived National Philharmonic opens with Beethoven – Sep 22, 2019

After the National Philharmonic’s dramatic summer—an abrupt demise, an abrupt resurrection—the […]

Apollo Orchestra opens season with haste and bracing variety – Sep 15, 2019

The Apollo Orchestra opened its tenth-anniversary season Saturday night at the […]

Satiric worlds collide in Wolf Trap Opera’s upended double bill  – Jun 23, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera offered two wryly satriric views of worlds turned […]

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 […]

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

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

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

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


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