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Review: ‘Bastianello’ and ‘The Juniper Tree’ at The Barns at Wolf...

It is not often that a program offers heartfelt imagery that is brilliantly optimistic, and also brings in dark, often sad scenarios. That is...

Review: Blondie & Garbage – The Rage and Rapture Tour at...

Despite the torrential downpour Thursday night, Blondie and Garbage devotees came in droves to Wolf Trap, with rain ponchos and umbrellas in hand, to...

Review: Aretha Franklin at Wolf Trap

Last night was a miracle of sorts. The heavy rains forecast to wash out the Aretha Franklin concert at The Filene Center of the Wolf...

Review: Sheryl Crow at Wolf Trap

In support of her latest album, aptly entitled Be Myself, nine-time Grammy Award-winning, singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow returned to Wolf Trap. The sold-out crowd at...

Review: ‘Bernadette Peters’ at Wolf Trap

There’s something special about outdoor summer concerts: the light breeze, the chirping crickets, the enjoyment of good music in summer. But when you have...

Review: The Escher String Quartet Chamber Music at The Barns at...

While quartets abound, that quality of coming together and making four musicians truly come together through music is still a difficult task to achieve....

Review: Soprano Ailyn Pérez at The Barns at Wolf Trap

There’s no business like show business, but does that include opera? If in a few years people finally agree that opera is genuinely another...

Review: Aaron Tveit at The Barns at Wolf Trap

Aaron Tveit returns to his Broadway roots on Saturday evening during his debut at the Wolf Trap. Tveit (Next to Normal, Grease Live!) has...

Review: Bryan Adams at Wolf Trap

If you’re looking for the fountain of youth, look no more, it’s called Rock ‘N Roll. Boyish and Renaissance man Bryan Adams transported through a...

Review: Don Henley at Wolf Trap

Seeing American icon in concert Don Henley is a must! He is Americana at its best! A musician to the core, his musical craftsmanship holds...

Review: Disney in Concert: ‘Tale as Old as Time’ With the...

On the first cool evening in the DC area in a while, what better way to spend it than at the Filene Center at...

Review: Chicago at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center

Last night, I had the incredible pleasure of seeing Chicago at Wolf Trap's Filene Center. I have never been to a show quite like this...

Review: Kristin Chenoweth at Wolf Trap

On a hot, humid summer evening at the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center last night, the lithe and absolutely charismatic Broadway, television, and singing...

Review: ‘Ira Glass: Seven Things I’ve Learned’ at Wolf Trap

Usually when attending Wolf Trap it is to partake in either a concert or an opera, or a musical. Ira Glass’ unique show shook...

Review: The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma at Wolf Trap

A high school teacher of mine used to say that there are two universal languages in the world. One is math; the other is...

Review: The Band Perry at Wolf Trap With Jordan Rager

Pioneers and Comeback Kids – an Evening with The Band Perry The cowboy hats came out to play at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center on August...

Review: ‘Seth MacFarlane and The Great American Songbook’ with NSO at...

Like many people my age, I've been a fan of Seth MacFarlane's work for some time. Creator of hugely successful shows Family Guy and...

Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ With the National Symphony Orchestra with Pianist...

It was a stifling hot, totally sticky humid July evening in the DC area. Cooling breezes under the glowing wooden open structure that is...

Review: National Symphony Orchestra: Dreamworks Animation in Concert at Wolf Trap

After reviewing productions for a number of years, a "critic" like myself can usually come to rely on certain venues for consistent, professional entertainment....

In the Moment: Wolf Trap and the NSO Celebrate 100th Anniversary...

American epic grandeur will be visible and heard at Wolf Trap when the National Symphony Orchestra presents America the Beautiful in a grand pre-July...

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