Links: a season ends, a festival opens

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.

The ensemble Hesperus will close the Washington Early Music Festival with live accompaniment to a film on June 30. The festival opened this weekend and continues through the month. (Tom Radcliffe, Point of View Studios) (Tom Radcliffe, Point of View Studios/Tom Radcliffe, Point of View Studios)
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.
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