Classical Beat: Tom Huizenga


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

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 04/24/2012

The weekend in review: Concerto Köln, Verge Ensemble, A Far Cry, and Fred Lerdahl

Concert reviews of the crack early-music group Concerto Köln, the complete quartets of Pulitzer finalist Fred Lerdahl, the Verge Ensemble playing Morton Subotnick, and more.

By Anne Midgette  |  10:43 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Tom Huizenga, Stephen Brookes, NSO

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Links: iPod concert and other weekend highlights

I so much wanted to love “Shuffle.Play.Listen,” Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz’s iPod-inspired eclectic recital, but I didn’t, entirely. My colleagues waxed more enthusiastic about the NSO, the BSO, the Modigliani Quartet, and “The Mikado.”

By Anne Midgette  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Battey, Tom Huizenga, Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Links: Two Orpheuses heard in DC region

Philip Glass’s opera “Orphee” and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Jean-Yves Thibaudet were highlights of the weekend’s classical offerings. Also: Sol Gabetta, the cellist, made her recital debut, and Nordic Voices sang at Dumbarton Church.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Battey, Tom Huizenga, Cecelia Porter