Anne Midgette

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


The final concert of the annual program shines in Bartok but wavers in a too-forceful Beethoven.

  • Jun 28, 2015

After 31 years of marriage to star conductor Lorin Maazel, an actress-musician takes up his vision.

  • Jun 26, 2015

  • Jun 19, 2015

At the San Francisco Opera, David Gockley’s commitment to new work continues: unfortunately, the new “Two Women” is not one of the highlights of his stellar career.

  • Jun 14, 2015

In San Francisco, MTT illuminates Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with a semi-staging and some daring incursions.

  • Jun 13, 2015

In her 30th year as head of the company, Kim Pensinger Witman is a quiet, warm force for talent discovery.

  • Jun 12, 2015

Changes on the DC choral scene: a Norman Scribner documentary; Dianne Peterson to leave Washington Chorus

  • Jun 12, 2015

Despite fine singing from tenor Lawrence Brownlee, the new Charlie Parker opera misses the mark.

  • Jun 7, 2015

Summer months bring soothing strains throughout our area.

  • Jun 5, 2015

In naming Deborah Rutter, a classical music administrator, the Kennedy Center may be sending a signal.

  • Dec 11, 2013
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