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

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

Cho, Noseda and NSO prove simpatico partners in Ravel – Apr 26, 2019

At 24, Seong-Jin Cho already has a huge career as a […]

Brownlee soars in Vocal Arts recital of Schumann and Sorey  – Apr 12, 2019

Tenor Lawrence Brownlee’s name rarely appears in print without the label […]

Cleobury makes a valedictory tour stop with Kings College Choir – Mar 31, 2019

Stephen Cleobury is stepping down after 37 years at the helm […]

Cantate Chamber Singers deliver delightful Handel with “Israel in Egypt” – Feb 25, 2019

There are several reasons why Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt made an […]

Apollo Orchestra brings vocal Strauss and Tchaikovsky symphony to a new audience – Feb 24, 2019

The Apollo Orchestra, which already performs all over Northwest DC and […]

Cantate Chamber Singers present a non-mass version of Bach’s Mass in B minor – Dec 16, 2018

A hallmark of Gisele Becker’s 25-year tenure as music director of […]

Gaffigan, NSO and Trpčeski deliver a rousing Russian program – Nov 02, 2018

The evening began quietly at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall Thursday […]

Violinist Lin brings a silver lining to uneven Apollo Orchestra concert – Oct 13, 2018

On Friday, violinist Cho-Liang Lin starred in three capacities with the […]

Virginia Opera brings out the affection, grit and relevance of Weill’s “Street Scene” – Oct 07, 2018

Virginia Opera presented an uncannily relevant and beautifully detailed production of […]


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