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 […]

Barton Pine and Vinikour team up for intimate Bach at National Gallery – Oct 07, 2019

When two gifted solo performers collaborate, the results can vary. Happily […]

Noseda, NSO go from the sacred to the profane with panache – Oct 03, 2019

Pious devotion and depraved dissipation sit shoulder to shoulder in Gianandrea […]

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

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

Noseda, NSO open season with a jazzy, enlightening salute to Paris – Sep 29, 2019

The espresso-intense buzz of Gianandrea Noseda’s tenure was palpable in the […]

Baltimore Symphony’s rousing season opener triumphs in fate-laden program – Sep 28, 2019

The cloud over the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has lifted.  After a […]

Washington Bach Consort still finding its footing under Marsh – Sep 23, 2019

The Washington Bach Consort continues to evolve as it moves into […]

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 […]

Surprises abound in Brenda Rae’s assured Vocal Arts debut – Sep 16, 2019

Brenda Rae has made many striking appearances at Santa Fe Opera […]

Maryland Lyric Opera leads off with double bill of blood-and-guts verismo – Sep 15, 2019

The Washington area is burgeoning with smaller opera companies carving out […]