Anne Midgette
Anne Midgette
Critic

Anne Midgette came to the Washington Post in 2008, when she consolidated her various cultural interests under the single title of chief classical music critic. She blogs at The Classical Beat, which she thinks you really should be reading.

Latest by Anne Midgette

A great voice is silenced: RIP Dmitri Hvorostovsky

An appreciation of the baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who died Wednesday after a long battle with brain cancer

Silly humor of dated plot underlines joy of opera

Silly humor of dated plot underlines joy of opera

Bellini’s “La Straniera” proves strange indeed, in delightful WCO performance.

In J. Reilly Lewis’s footsteps

In J. Reilly Lewis’s footsteps

18 months after the death of a charismatic leader, two D.C. institutions look to the future.

Noseda’s travels with the NSO, from club to concert hall

Noseda’s travels with the NSO, from club to concert hall

The National Symphony Orchestra had back-to-back performances at the Anthem and the Kennedy Center.