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Weekend links: another “Butterfly,” Trio Solisti, National Philharmonic, etc.

In Monday’s Washington Post:

Virginia Opera weighs in with yet another “Madama Butterfly,” by Anne Midgette.

Stile Antico makes stunning DC debut, by Charles T. Downey.

Abundant talent in “Glory Denied,” by Joan Reinthaler.

(“Glory Denied” is the third opera in the new festival Urban Arias in Arlington; the other two, “Orpheus and Euridice” and “Green Sneakers,” were also reviewed this weekend. Click for reviews.)

Web-only reviews:

Trio Solisti at Dumbarton Concerts, by Robert Battey.

Lipkin sparkles with Gajewski, National Philharmonic in Beethoven, by Joe Banno.

Other thoughts? Other views? What other concerts did you see this weekend? (Reviews of Sunday’s concerts will appear tomorrow.)

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.


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