Classical Beat: BSO

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 11:18 PM ET, 11/17/2013

“War Requiem:” the conversation continues

My joint review/debate with Greg Sandow about “War Requiem” prompts us to solicit other opinions.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:18 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BSO, Washington Chorus

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Alsop re-ups in Baltimore through 20-21

The conductor Marin Alsop extends her Baltimore Symphony Orchestra tenure through 2020-21

By Anne Midgette  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BSO

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Links: BSO’s fine Kaddish, and more

Alsop shines in Bernstein; the Folger Consort goes to London; and the Post eulogizes the timpanist Fred Begun.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:55 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BSO

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Links: WNO’s “Werther,” the Philadelphia Orchestra, and other highlights.

In addition to the opening of Massenet’s “Werther,” the Philadelphia Orchestra and Charles Dutoit represented another highlight of this weekend’s classical concerts.

By Anne Midgette  |  10:59 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Banno, Tom Huizenga, BSO, WNO