Joe Banno reviews Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony in a program of Wagner and Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto (with Yefim Bronfman).
Charles T. Downey reviews the Trio Hantaï, an early-music group en route to the Boston Early Music Festival.
Links from around the Web: Henry Fogel on orchestra boards; the Cliburn competition picks the wrong winners yet again; the NSO blogs about its Asia tour.
Making what is probably the fatal mistake of mixing it up with an ongoing flame war in the blog comments, I say why I like debate - mostly because it means someone is listening.
Notes from Macau: the National Symphony Orchestra's second day out.
Link to my review of Marin Alsop and the BSO: a random memory of my childhood view of sonata form.
Link to my first article on the National Symphony Orchestra's Asia tour (June 6-20); Day One report from the road.
Mark J. Estren reviews the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic in a program about, and for, trees.
Saturday concerts in Washington: Joan Reinthaler reviews the Washington Sinfonietta in an all-Mozart program, and Charles T. Downey seeks out Harmonious Blacksmith.