The League of American Orchestras awards grants to promising female conductors: does such affirmative action really help women in the field?
A link to my review in today's Washington Post of the NSO's French program under Hans Graf, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
Of #operaplot, tweeting opera librettos, and other ways in which Twitter is increasingly taken for granted, even in the classical music field.
A link to Charles T. Downey's review of Christopher Maltman and Graham Johnson at the Vocal Arts Society.
Joe Banno reviews Bella Hristova and Ieva Jokubaviciute on the Young Concert Artists series.
Thoughts on arts administrators, changes to the status quo, and the current turmoil at the Aspen Music Festival.
Charles T. Downey reviews the Escher Quartet.
A round-up of arts news in Washington.
Joan Reinthaler reviews the Emerson Quartet playing a new work by Lawrence Dillon.
Cecelia Porter reviews the Kennedy Center Chamber Players.
Cecelia Porter reviews the soprano Meri Siirala.
R.I.P. Alan Rich, music critic, 1924-2010.
Joan Reinthaler reviews the Cantate Chamber Singers in a celebration of their 25th season.
A link to my review of WNO's "Nozze di Figaro" in Monday's Washington Post.