Classical Beat: Reinthaler


Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Weekend roundup: so many premieres, so little time.

Tavener, Crockett, Spears, Kahane all offered new work in DC this weekend.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Brookes, Grace Jean, Joan Reinthaler, Charles T. Downey, Roger Catlin, Robert Battey

Posted at 02:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013

April concerts: Wolff, Kolkay, and a great Great Noise.

Wolff leads the NSO; Kolkay dazzles on bassoon; Great Noise Ensemble is great, say Post critics.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes, Dumbarton Concerts, Wolf Trap, WNO

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 02/10/2013

Links: World’s greatest conductor?

A profile of Mariss Jansons, plus reviews of the Harlem Quartet and others.

By Anne Midgette  |  04:46 PM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Brookes, Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Mariss Jansons

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Links: Strong pianists make for great weekend

Links: Trifonov, Ganz, Ohlsson make for exhilerating Friday, Saturday concerts.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:01 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes, Grace Jean, WPAS, Strathmore

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Weekend roundup: Lang Lang and more

By Anne Midgette  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSO, Eschenbach, Lang Lang, Joan Reinthaler, Grace Jean, Stephen Brookes

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Review digest: of Lang Lang, Midori, Josh Bell, and more

The last two weeks saw recitals by Andrey Baranov, Paul Huang, Alexandre Tharaud, and I Musici di Roma.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSO, Lang Lang, Eschenbach, Battey, Reinthaler, Brookes, Downey, Porter, Jean

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Music in Washington: this was the week that was

A round-up of recent reviews of performances in Washington, from John Cage to Astor Piazzolla

By Anne Midgette and others  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Battey, Stephen Brookes, Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Links: Storm edition (but the shows went on)

A survey of reviews from around the region after a storm-tossed weekend played havoc with some performances (but not others).

By Anne Midgette  |  10:23 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wolf Trap, Castleton, WEMF, Stephen Brookes, Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Robert Battey

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Weekend links

Reviews; the Wayward Sisters hit the Washington Early Music Festival;Slatkin leads the National Orchestral Institute; and a summer “Carmen” shows off good women and anemic men.

By Anne Midgette  |  09:44 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WEMF, NOI, Robert Battey, Joan Reinthaler

Posted at 12:49 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Links: From Salerno-Sonnenberg to Simpson, a weekend review roundup

Links to reviews from a busy weekend that included everything from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to a small-scale staging of Mozart’s “Idomeneo.”

By Anne Midgette  |  12:49 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Banno, Stephen Brookes, Joan Reinthaler, Robert Battey, Charles T. Downey

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Eschenbach, Saks, et alia: reviews and addenda

Reviews of Christoph Eschenbach, having fun with the NSO; Gidon Saks, having fun with the audience; the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and others.

By Anne Midgette  |  10:41 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joan Reinthaler, Robert Battey, Charles T. Downey

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Links: Bashmet disappoints, Steinbacher shines, and other recent reviews

A roundup of reviews by Washington Post critics from a busy few days of classical concerts.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:36 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Banno, Robert Battey, Charles T. Downey, Cecelia Porter, Joan Reinthaler

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 04/24/2012

The weekend in review: Concerto Köln, Verge Ensemble, A Far Cry, and Fred Lerdahl

Concert reviews of the crack early-music group Concerto Köln, the complete quartets of Pulitzer finalist Fred Lerdahl, the Verge Ensemble playing Morton Subotnick, and more.

By Anne Midgette  |  10:43 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Tom Huizenga, Stephen Brookes, NSO

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Links: Hamelin, “Pierrot,” and the KenCen Players.

Links to reviews of some recent strong concerts: Marc-Andre Hamelin, thundering in Alkan; eighth blackbird offering a cabaret “Pierrot lunaire,” and the Kennedy Center Chamber Players.

By Anne Midgette  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joan Reinthaler

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Weekend reviews: from Bach to Midori

The Bach Sinfonia recreated Bach’s 1723 audition in Leipzig; Midori concluded her residency in Alexandria; the University of Maryland gave a preview of its upcoming Argento celebration; and Mikhail Simonyan played a violin recital.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:46 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joan Reinthaler, Robert Battey, Bach Sinfonia

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Links: iPod concert and other weekend highlights

I so much wanted to love “Shuffle.Play.Listen,” Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz’s iPod-inspired eclectic recital, but I didn’t, entirely. My colleagues waxed more enthusiastic about the NSO, the BSO, the Modigliani Quartet, and “The Mikado.”

By Anne Midgette  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Battey, Tom Huizenga, Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Links: Gheorghiu disappoints, Bronfman impresses, and other classical reviews

A hive of classical activity in the DC area this weekend leads to reviews of Angela Gheorghiu, Yefim Bronfman, Benjamin Grosvenor, the Jerusalem Quartet, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with “Voices of Light,” and the Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonie.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:48 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Classical Beat | Tags:  Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Joe Banno, Samantha Buker

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Links: Graham cancels recital, but classical weekend remains active.

Though laryngitis forced the mezzo Susan Graham to cancel her recital on Saturday, Jonathan Biss, ECCO, the Cygnus Ensemble, and other groups contributed to an active weekend.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Patrick Rucker, Joan Reinthaler, Charles T. Downey