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Classical Beat: January, 2013

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Weekend reviews: from CUA to Isserlis

The weekend reviews that made it into the paper, and the ones that didn’t

By Anne Midgette  |  12:54 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 AM ET, 01/29/2013

WPAS names new head: my personal take

Personal thoughts on Jenny Bilfield’s appointment

By Anne Midgette  |  02:16 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPAS

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Link: NSO offers dress rehearsal for European tour

On the eve of a European tour, the orchestra and Eschenbach seemed to be in dress rehearsal mode.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:54 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSO, Eschenbach

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Your call: review assignments from readers

Readers have picked the five classical concerts in D.C. they’d review this weekend. I chose differently.

By Anne Midgette  |  03:38 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opera Lafayette, InSeries, National Philharmonic, WPAS

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Reviews: finding the balance — or crowdsourcing it

There are nine notable concerts this weekend. We can review four. Which would you choose to cover, and why?

By Anne Midgette  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Battey, Phillips Collection

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Inauguration, the playlist

Straight from readers: classical-music suggestions for future inaugurations

By Anne Midgette  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Music and the Presidency, inaugural edition

President Obama and classical music. Plus: what music would you pick for inaugural ceremony?

By Anne Midgette  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration

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 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 02:01 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Conductor notes: Muti ails, Orozco-Estrada prevails

While Riccardo Muti vies with James Levine for the title of frailest maestro, a new face appears in Houston.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:01 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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