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.
America’s new Wagner sweetheart changes gears with ‘Florencia’ at the Washington National Opera.
Tenor Stephen Costello couldn’t go on, so duo evening became solo turn for soprano Ailyn Pérez, his wife.
Magical, mystical stories abound, and several of them will materialize on Washington stages this season.
Deborah Rutter, who has a background in classical music, will take over as the center’s president.