Upcoming events in DC this weekend: from the Met's broadcast of "Rosenkavalier" to Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers to the last choral Christmas concert of the season (a snow date).
My review of last night's NSO performance with Slatkin, Znaider (repeats through Saturday).
Joe Banno reviews Steven Isserlis and Kirill Gerstein; the pianist was announced this week as the winner of the Gilmore Artist Award.
My comments on red and blue states actually grew out of my thoughts on some artists' fidelity to the score, so Byron Janis's piece in the Wall Street Journal on this topic seemed very timely.
As institutions try to figure out how to present themselves on Twitter, the Leipzig Gewandhaus takes a new course by Tweeting a want ad for a high-powered job.
Classical music, too, has its red and blue states. A look at tradition and its discontents.
A new year means the start of season announcements for 2010 - announcements, that is, of seasons that have already been planned for months. The Spoleto Festival and the Seattle Opera lead the pack.