Anne Midgette

Classical music critic/The Classical BeatWashington, D.C.


Festival’s 40th season offers inspired versions of “Macbeth,” “Candide” and “Cato in Utica.”

  • Aug 23, 2015

The orchestra performed Dvorak’s “New World” symphony in Tehran on Friday night.

  • Aug 16, 2015

In response to my diatribe about new opera, a crowdsourced list of new operas that at least one person thought was worthwhile.

  • Aug 15, 2015

The success of “Written on Skin” makes one critic wonder: why do we expect so little of contemporary opera?

  • Aug 13, 2015

The George Benjamin work is received in New York with ovations at its U.S. stage premiere.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Puccini’s classic at the Filene Center caps an ambitious, successful season for the opera company.

  • Aug 9, 2015

The Santa Fe Opera announces that Mason Bates is writing an opera about Steve Jobs for its 2017 season.

  • Aug 5, 2015

Strong, if slightly phlegmatic Verdi singing speaks well of the company’s preparation.

  • Jul 26, 2015

John Corigliano talks about his “Ghosts.”

  • Jul 9, 2015

In naming Deborah Rutter, a classical music administrator, the Kennedy Center may be sending a signal.

  • Dec 11, 2013
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