Classical Beat: Kennedy Center

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Rutter appointment sparks thoughts on classical music at the Kennedy Center

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

By Anne Midgette  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kennedy Center, WNO, NSO

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 04:35 PM ET, 07/24/2013

KenCen organ to be used more in 2013-14

The Kennedy Center is finally starting to get some use out of its new organ in 2013-14.

By Anne Midgette  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kennedy Center, NSO, Rubenstein Family Organ

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Kennedy Center focuses on American vocalism in 2013-14

Festivals of American song and choral music are interspersed with a lot of opera on the classical calendar.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:10 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kennedy Center, WNO, NSO

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/15/2012

A tale of two organs

How the Canadian firm of Casavant Freres ended up delivering two organs this summer to our nation’s capital.

By Anne Midgette  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  organ, Kennedy Center