In Friday’s Washington Post:

Herbert Blomstedt lets the music speak for itself with the NSO, by Anne Midgette.

Edited to add: Charles T. Downey offers a contrasting view.

Florian Boesch hits high note at Kennedy Center, by Joe Banno.

Emerson String Quartet: Losing a player, but forceful as ever, by Stephen Brookes.

Earlier this week:

A taste of “Trout” with KLR trio, by Stephen Brookes.

Leipzig String Quartet: Intensely great, by Cecelia Porter.

Edited to add: The tireless Charles T. Downey gives his take.

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