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Review: Hilary Hahn Plays Bernstein with The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Leonard Bernstein Centenary continues with concerts by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Last weekend’s performances featured one of Bernstein’s most interesting (and...

Review: World Premiere of ‘The Wake World’ by Opera Philadelphia

Inside a museum dedicated to art from the past, the O17 Festival has brought a new opera which celebrates musical and literary styles from...

Review: LiveConnections Presents Elizabeth Zharoff + Xavier Foley at World Cafe...

LiveConnections Presents ended its sixth season with soprano Elizabeth Zharoff and double bassist Xavier Foley. This season was devoted to pairing musicians in order...

Review: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Seeger, Berg & Beethoven with Guest...

Contrast was stark in the concert which Michael Tilson Thomas led with The Philadelphia Orchestra. The first half displayed two radically dissonant pieces from...

Review: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Brahms’ Eleven Chorale Preludes, Bach’s...

The Philadelphia Orchestra set of concerts during the last weekend of February was one of the most imaginatively conceived in recent memory. The program consisted...

Preview: Bach’s St. John Passion with Ted Sperling and MasterVoices at...

From Tevye the Milkman’s Anatevka of 1905 to the St. Nicholas Lutheran Church in Leipzig in 1724, Broadway conductor Ted Sperling is making quite...

Review: ‘Red Bull Flying Bach’ at The Warner Theatre

Not a soft drink, not a circus, Red Bull Flying Bach, with music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, and conducted by Christoph Hagel, and...

Review: The Choral Arts Society of Washington Presents ‘Berlioz: Requiem, Op....

It was a chilly night, fitting for a change of pace, when the Choral Arts Society of Washington performed Hector Berlioz: Requiem, Op. 5...

Review: ‘Black Violin’ at Strathmore

‘Black Violin’ serves up a musical potpourri at Strathmore “This is a party!” said Wil B (Wilner Baptiste) one half of the group Black Violin,...

Review: Bach’s ‘Mass in B Minor’ with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...

Here’s an idea: Let’s change the name of Bach’s Mass in B Minor to the Mass in D Major. Just because convention calls for...

Spine: JOY and Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour

Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour came to the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theatre last night. Four pieces: two short "Fanfares," a Preludes and Fugues, and...

Bach’s ‘St. John Passion’ with the National Philharmonic at Strathmore

Johann Sebastian Bach wasn’t just fulfilling a professional responsibility when he wrote religious music. A devout Lutheran, Bach meant what he wrote and sought...

The National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘Bach, Beethoven and Brahms’ on Saturday,...

The National Chamber Ensemble, celebrates the great works of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Artisphere's Spectrum Theatre. Praised by the Washington Post for...

Cellist Amit Peled Recreates 100-Year-Old Concert at the Peabody Institute

Picture this: A leading classical performer finds a program from a century ago played by a legend on his instrument, sets the date to...

The Choral Arts Society of Washington Performs ‘Bach’s Mass in B...

The Choral Arts Society of Washington brought forth a momentous occasion to The Kennedy Center Concert Hall on yesterday afternoon with their undertaking of...

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!’ at The Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine is a truly spectacular evening at the ballet, with something for everyone. This program has, in my opinion, a...

‘GOLD’ by Cas Public of Canada at The Kennedy Center Family...

I knew this was going to be a good performance when I saw the on the Web that it was choreographed by Hélène Blackburn...

‘The Bobs’ at The Barns of Wolf Trap by Kim Moeller

There are three things that make me very happy: 1) good tight harmonies, 2) smart comedy, and 3) The Bobs, a vocal group that combines...

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