Anne Midgette
Anne Midgette
Critic

Anne Midgette came to the Washington Post in 2008, when she consolidated her various cultural interests under the single title of chief classical music critic. She blogs at The Classical Beat, which she thinks you really should be reading.

Latest by Anne Midgette

Christine Goerke: Opera soprano tells how it’s done

Christine Goerke: Opera soprano tells how it’s done

America’s new Wagner sweetheart changes gears with ‘Florencia’ at the Washington National Opera.

Soprano loses partner, takes spotlight in WNO recital

Soprano loses partner, takes spotlight in WNO recital

Tenor Stephen Costello couldn’t go on, so duo evening became solo turn for soprano Ailyn Pérez, his wife.

When music is fantastic

When music is fantastic

Magical, mystical stories abound, and several of them will materialize on Washington stages this season.

From Windy City, a breath of fresh air for Kennedy Center

From Windy City, a breath of fresh air for Kennedy Center

Deborah Rutter, who has a background in classical music, will take over as the center’s president.