The young tenor Michael Fabiano gave Washington Concert Opera reason to put on minor Verdi work.
Stephanie Houtzeel steals show as Octavian in Part 1 of orchestra’s Strauss celebration with Eschenbach.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Shriver Hall announce their 2014-15 seasons
The award-winning 23-year-old will perform this week with the National Symphony Orchestra
At Washington Performing Arts Society and Young Concert Artists program, Bullock was luminous.
Washington Chorus conductor Julian Wachner underestimated his audience and overestimated himself.
Flawed conducting of two Beethoven symphonies bookends a brilliant violin concerto with Christian Tetzlaff.
Concert pianist goes outside the box with unknown music, Yiddish poetry in stunning D.C. performance
Heggie and Scheer opera has drawn acclaim for its singable score and arresting visual elements.
Evgeny Kissin took Israeli citizenship last fall. Now, he’s offering a concert of Jewish music and Yiddish poetry.
The violinist makes up for a snow cancellation by performing two concertos, by Dvorak and Currier.
The “Moby-Dick” composer, adored by the public but not always by the critics, matures.
“There were times we felt this was almost an impossible task,” said the opera’s set designer, Robert Brill.
The deft Yuri Temirkanov and the orchestra prove they are among the best in the world.
A week after Renee Fleming took on the American National Anthem at the Super Bowl, Anna Netrebko sang the Olympic Anthem at the opening ceremony of the Olympics
The parade of athletes at the opening ceremonies offers home viewers more local color than many of the televised events.
The deaf composer Mamoru Samuragochi turns out to be neither deaf nor a composer. Is Takashi Niigaki, who wrote his music, an artist in his own right, or an executor of another’s concepts?
The orchestra and Eschenbach offer unusual works by familiar composers.
The genre-busting trio mixes Bach with Bon Iver, but its classical roots are always showing.
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.