Anne Midgette

Classical music critic/The Classical BeatWashington, D.C.

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After “The Art of Fugue,” the pianist (and new father) turns to Book I of “The Well-Tempered Clavier”

  • Oct 31, 2014

Eschenbach led the NSO’s first-ever performances of Schumann’s violin concerto, but it didn’t convince.

  • Oct 30, 2014

The memorial service of the conductor Lorin Maazel, who died in July at 84, will be streamed live on Friday starting at 12:30 pm.

  • Oct 30, 2014

As Joyce DiDonato prepares to sing the National Anthem at Game 7 of the World Series tonight, some more thoughts on classical music in the sports arena.

  • Oct 29, 2014

Marin Alsop leads a program of “Rapture” (Rouse); “Ecstasy” (Scriabin); and Strauss.

  • Oct 27, 2014

A mezzo-soprano shows that the new school of American singing can produce first-rate artists.

  • Oct 26, 2014

A roundup of reviews of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Death of Klinghoffer,” including Anne Midgette’s revised version.

  • Oct 22, 2014

The show has been lambasted as anti-Semitic, but most of the drama is offstage.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Music theater works based on art often founder on literalism. Will “Little Dancer” be the same?

  • Oct 18, 2014

The production shows that, yes, opera singers can do musicals — at the risk of cannibalizing the audience.

  • Oct 12, 2014
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