Classical Beat: Vocal Arts


Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/09/2013

December concerts in review: of student-like recitals, opera, and concertmasters in the spotlight

Local musical highlights have included “Magic Flute,” the pianist Ji, and a controversial NSO review.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eschenbach, NSO, Strathmore, BSO, Kennedy Center, Vocal Arts DC, Phillips Collection, Virginia Opera, YCA

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/15/2013

WPAS, Vocal Arts DC announce 2013-14

Two local institutions offer strong international rosters for next season.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPAS, Vocal Arts DC

Posted at 04:22 AM ET, 01/18/2013

The return of the links

Taking stock of 2013 and DC’s classical-music renaissance. Plus: links to the month’s reviews to date.

By Anne Midgette  |  04:22 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSO, Cathedral, orchestras, Vocal Arts DC

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Braun and Meade: a study in contrasting recitals

Reviews of the baritone Russell Braun and the soprano Angela Meade in very different performances at the Terrace Theater.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vocal Arts DC, WNO, Cecelia Porter

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Sondra shines, and more

An operatic weekend in Washington with Stephanie Blythe and two bel canto operas focuses on Sondra Radvanovsky’s “Anna Bolena” at WNO.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:41 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WNO, Vocal Arts, Robert Battey