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Washington Performing Arts and Council Member David Grosso Present Politics &...

Now in its fifth year, Politics & Art: District Vox is an annual “Made in D.C.” performing arts showcase presented by Councilmember David Grosso and Washington...

Bassist Carlos Henriquez and His All-Star Octet Pay Tribute to Dizzy...

Last week, DCMTA caught up with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) bassist Carlos Henriquez via telephone on a rainy day in Chicago to...

Washington Performing Arts Announces Its 2019-2020 Season

Washington Performing Arts has just announced its 53rd season, comprising 45 main stage events across six venues in the Greater D.C. region. The season...

Interview: Violinist Yevgeny Kutik at the Kennedy Center

Many artists cite their family as one of their main sources of inspiration, but violinist Yevgeny Kutik can make a stronger claim than most....

Pianist Lara Downes on ‘Holes in the Sky’

With a singular mission to expand the music universe for diverse audiences, ground-breaking pianist Lara Downes will be gracing DC’s Sixth & I Historic...

From Amsterdam to the Kennedy Center: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performs February...

In a 2008 poll of the world’s leading music critics by Gramophone Magazine, the Amsterdam-based Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO) was selected as the greatest...

Preview: Piano Legend Leon Fleisher’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor has long been a feeder line for pilgrimages by aspiring performing artists to Juilliard and other New York institutions. Not everyone...

Sharing the Joys of Close Listening and Music: Rob Kapilow on...

For the past 10 seasons, conductor/composer/commentator/author Rob Kapilow has brought his acclaimed series What Makes It Great? to D.C. under the auspices of Washington...

Washington Performing Arts Presents the Return of Kronos Quartet Featuring Pipa...

Collaborative multimedia work is a powerful reflection on tradition and transition. The Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet returns to D.C. on April 19, 2018, with longtime collaborator...

Who’s in Town? Jamie Bernstein Reflects on Dad Leonard Bernstein’s Legacy...

The first time music hit me - and it hit me hard - was when I was seven. My mom handed me Leonard Bernstein’s...
Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Photo courtesy The Philadelphia Orchestra.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra Prepare to Dazzle...

The words “Chicago” and “Philadelphia” conjure up immediate images across all the human senses. In theater and movies, the musical Chicago and the movie...

Interview: Anderson and Roe Piano Duo on Their Special Vibe and...

Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are both world-class pianists and they love to play together. And that’s all you can say about them...

Report: Reflections on ‘A Master Class with Denyce Graves’ at the...

Denyce Graves is an absolute force of nature. This is apparent any time she takes the stage, whether it is in a role or...

Review: VelocityDC Dance Festival

Velocity is speed with purpose: a change in distance over time, crucially defined by direction. The VelocityDC Dance Festival took us in many. In...

An Interview with Pianist Simone Dinnerstein on Performing at Washington Performing...

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein (pronounced See-MOHN-uh DIN-ner-steen), based in New York, gained an international following the remarkable success of her recording of Bach’s Goldberg...

Review: Washington Performing Arts Presents Itzhak Perlman and Emanuel Ax

You can feel the excitement in a room when witnessing the performance of an icon. With over 100 years of combined experience bringing classical...

Review: Washington Performing Arts Presents Chris Botti at The Kennedy Center

Washington Performing Arts Produces an Eclectic and Entertaining Musical Evening with Chris Botti I went to a Chris Botti concert and Cirque du Soleil and...

Pianist András Schiff at Washington Performing Arts at Strathmore

One of the most charming moments I’ve seen at a concert in years occurred yesterday at The Music Center at Strathmore. András Schiff, one...

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center

An icy Sunday evening turned into a lush and warm, and enjoyable evening inside The Kennedy Center with the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo...

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Blues Symphony’ at Washington Performing Arts at Strathmore

Last night, thanks to the generosity of Washington Performing Arts, DC audiences had the rare opportunity to see Wynton Marsalis in the fullest sense...

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