Joe Banno reviews Robert Spano's concert with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, featuring Leila Josefowicz in the John Adams violin concerto.
Music events in Washington on Halloween night: InCite, InSeries, and Elizabeth Joy Roe
The White House opens up to classical music next week.
A link to Robert Battey's review of "The Little Match Girl Passion," David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, in today's Washington Post.
News roundup: the National Symphony announces four new players; composer Lera Auerbach loses her apartment to fire; Sondra Radvanovsky breaks a toe, and sprains an ankle, and tears a ligament for opening night.
On-line educational initiatives by orchestras: do we want to convey the idea that you have to be lectured at in order to enjoy classical music?
Flagging some past blog posts where interesting discussions are still taking place in the comments.
A number of orchestra conductors have been holding up their work as a paradigm for business management. But are orchestras really a model for how to run a business?
A link to Joe Banno's review of Emma Kirkby; Cecelia Porter reviews Jeanine De Bique with Young Concert Artists.
Notes from the past weekend: the Winspear Opera House opens; Placido Domingo is Boccanegra in Berlin.
Links to reviews -- mine and others' -- of the Washington National Opera's "Ariadne auf Naxos."
An invitation to post your own reviews of events from the weekend past.
Charles T. Downey reviews the 21st Century Consort's tribute concert to the late composer Nicholas Maw.