Robert Battey reviews conductor Louis Langrée, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
"Ariadne auf Naxos" opens in Washington this weekend: video previews of this Chris Alexander production and of a Robert Carsen production from Munich/Berlin. Post your own thoughts.
An unpublished symphony by Haydn gets a rare hearing from a community and student orchestra in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Plus: a preview of a few upcoming weekend events.
A link to Robert Battey's review of the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra.
A link to Emma Brown's article in the Washington Post about Lorin Maazel leading a rehearsal with the D.C. Youth Orchestra.
Steinway opens its first exclusive branches in the Washington area.
A link to my review of Opera Lafayette in today's Washington Post.
Charles T. Downey reviews a performance on historic instruments at the Library of Congress.
Cecelia Porter reviews the Verdi Requiem, performed by J. Reilly Lewis and the Cathedral Choral Society.
Of concert halls and acoustics: raising an age-old question once again, with particular reference to the National Symphony Orchestra.
Charles T. Downey reviews Matt Haimovitz at the Iota Club.
Joe Banno reviews Richard Stoltzman and the National Philharmonic at Strathmore.
Two different programs of French baroque opera are taking place tonight.