And so it begins: the 2011-12 season is upon us. Here are links to reviews in Monday’s Washington Post:

Washington National Opera opens season with Tosca, by Anne Midgette.

Washington Concert Opera scores with Verdi’s Attila, by Anne Midgette.

Great Noise Ensemble performs in Silver Spring, by Evan Tucker.

National Cathedral’s Brahms Requiem, sans cathedral, by Joe Banno.

Though Eric Owens sang in the Brahms Requiem on Friday night, his scheduled Saturday night recital for Vocal Arts DC was cancelled due to illness.