Classical Beat: Strathmore

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/09/2013

December concerts in review: of student-like recitals, opera, and concertmasters in the spotlight

Local musical highlights have included “Magic Flute,” the pianist Ji, and a controversial NSO review.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eschenbach, NSO, Strathmore, BSO, Kennedy Center, Vocal Arts DC, Phillips Collection, Virginia Opera, YCA

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 11/14/2013

A lost “Lost Childhood.”

Conflict of interest prevents critic from reviewing “Lost Childhood” opera -- what did you think of the show?

By Anne Midgette  |  01:09 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Philharmonic, Strathmore

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Review roundup: Shao, Bailey impress on cello; Kronos plays new Philip Glass quartet; and more

Highlights of DC’s classical concerts from the past week: Chris Thile on mandolin, Cappella Romana sings

By Anne Midgette  |  04:43 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPAS, Library of Congress, Clarice Smith Center, Phillips Collection, Strathmore, NSO, National Philharmonic, National Gallery of Art

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013

DC region to host Andriessen festival in 2014

The DC region prepares a festival in 2014 celebrating the 75th birthday of Louis Andriessen.

By Anne Midgette  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andriessen, National Gallery, Strathmore, Atlas

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Of Pollini and Pulitzers.

Reviews of Maurizio Pollini and others; Caroline Shaw wins the music Pulitzer for a younger generation.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  JCC, Strathmore, Choral Arts

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Weekend reviews: Carpenter, Rousset, and more

Reviews of Christophe Rousset on harpsichord, Cameron Carpenter on organ, and other virtuosos.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:24 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WNO, Library of Congress, Maison Française, Strathmore, Marlow Guitar Series

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Links: Strong pianists make for great weekend

Links: Trifonov, Ganz, Ohlsson make for exhilerating Friday, Saturday concerts.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:01 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes, Grace Jean, WPAS, Strathmore