Two more benefit concerts this weekend: one for Haiti, one to support musicians affected by the harsh economic climate.
Concerts this weekend: a Haiti benefit at the Kennedy Center; the Pacifica Quartet comes to Howard County; the National Gallery continues its series of music from the '10s with an 1810 concert of Beethoven.
A link to my review of the NSO and "Das Lied von der Erde."
Charles T. Downey reviews Mobtown Modern's presentation of a transgressive adaptation of Stockhausen's "Tierkreis."
Joe Banno reviews violinist Tibor Kovac at the Austrian Embassy, with Lambert Orkis and David Hardy.
Alfred Thigpen reviews the National Chamber Players.
A nod to a new blogger, Joseph Horowitz; plus, jumping in on the debate on another blog, Life's a Pitch, about what makes an artist "special."
Casting is announced for the Mariinsky's nine-day, multi-opera Kennedy Center visit.
The National Symphony Orchestra will donate proceeds from Friday's concert to Haiti.
The Cleveland Orchestra strike is over, according to the New York Times.
My review of "Songspiel," American Opera Theater's production of Kurt Weill songs with Sylvia McNair that came to Georgetown this past weekend.
Charles T. Downey reviews a second performance of Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers, at the National Gallery with the ensembles ARTEK and Piffaro.
The Cleveland Orchestra may already be on strike. The labor dispute raises an alarming question: what will happen, in a time of recession, if cities can no longer afford their orchestras?
Robert Battey reviews the Daedalus Quartet in a new work by Lawrence Dillon.
Joe Banno reviews the U.S. Army Chorus with a guest appearance by David Daniels.
A link to my review of the Chinese pianist Di Wu's recital on Saturday.