Tech writer David Pogue is going onstage with Google Glass to give the opera audience a new perspective.
Washington’s military bands offer functional music but have the same challenges as civilian counterparts.
The conductor who was a child prodigy went on to a brilliant career and founded a notable N. Va. festival.
APPRECIATION | Musical titan ruled at the podium with a cool, penetrating technical brilliance.
An addendum to Sunday’s Washington Post story about bass-baritone Eric Owens, mentorship, and philanthropy: more excerpts from his interview with Anne Midgette.
Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.
Wolf Trap Opera, Castleton Festival aim to show cream of the crop with “Giulio Cesare,” “Madama Butterfly.”
The Opera Theatre of St. Louis marshals resources, keeps loyal audience, offers strong season.
A review of “27,” Ricky Ian Gordon’s new work at the Opera Theater of St. Louis
One-hour docu-opera from WNO’s American Opera Initiative tells true story in more than serviceable music.
The NSO season’s final program opened with a capella vocal motets that led into a singing performance.
The Washington Chorus and Choral Arts Society formed a mega-chorus for “Made in America” at the KenCen.
Lorin Maazel, recuperating from an illness allegedly brought on by exhaustion, prepares for the 2014 Castleton Festival - but resigns the music directorship of the Munich Philharmonic.
Thursday night the orchestra honors the six musicians and a librarian, who represent monumental experience.
Urban Arias, a contemporary opera specialist, offers a double bill that is at once timeless and anachronistic.
Male critics called out a Glyndebourne singer for her weight: sexism, but worse, lazy thinking.
Director’s intensity at the podium was on display in the next-to-last subscription concert of the season.
The 80-year-old conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos announces that he is suffering from cancer and retiring from the podium.
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.