In Friday’s Washington Post: Robert Battey’s review of the last NSO concert of the season, before the orchestra leaves on its South American tour next week. Sounds like it was a beaut; Battey had high praise, too, for the cellist Claudio Bohorquez.
Earlier this week, Christoph Eschenbach appeared with members of the orchestra in a concert by the Kennedy Center Chamber Players; Joe Banno reviewed.
And the Washington Early Music Festival opened last weekend, starting a month-long run. Charles T. Downey reviewed the Baltimore Consort, one of the festival’s higer-profile ensembles. (See above link for the schedule.)