The avant-garde musician performs at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday night.

  • Chris Kelly
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Two programs show love’s intense side, and ask the audience to take the orchestra as it is.

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Audiences are told about classical music like a history lecture. Musicians think of key signatures and structure.

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Three bands are reviving a genre that’s all about screaming at the top of your lungs.

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As replacement for disgraced Gatti on U.S. tour, Daniel Harding is merely competent.

For 20 years, Jazz Night in D.C. has been making a joyful noise at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

  • Michael J. West
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The Maryland-based R & B star performs at EagleBank Arena on Saturday night.

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The other “Tristan”: Wolf Trap and WCO show same story as the Wagner opus, but it’s a whole different opera.

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The legendary tenor saxophonist paid tribute to his mentor, John Coltrane, but he also had things of his own to say.

  • Michael J. West
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The man behind Merle Hazard and “(Gimme some of that) Ol’ Atonal Music.”

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Self-recording may lead orchestras to program a wider range of work.

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Fortas Concerts appearance shows that new, half-female quartet is as masterful as ever.

  • Patrick Rucker
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The singer kicked off a tour in support of her new album, “Remind Me Tomorrow.”

  • Patrick Foster
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Company takes on a tough one — “Radamisto.”

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The 31-year-old East Londoner had the audience moving, dancing and singing all night.

  • Chris Kelly
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The Virginia saxophonist headlines City Winery on Sunday night.

See Drive-By Truckers, Bbymutha, Estelle and Cherry Glazerr live.

  • Chris Kelly
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A Grammy nominee for best new artist, he surprised everyone with his quick success, including himself.

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The night was billed as a five-year anniversary and record release show for her newest album, “Highway Hypnosis.”

  • Teta Alim
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NSO, WNO and Fortas Chamber Concerts aim to give new energy to the familiar.

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