Charles T. Downey reviews the first of John Adams's two NSO concerts, part of the Kennedy Center's "Perspectives" series devoted to his work.
Joe Banno reviews Maurizio Pollini's rescheduled all-Chopin recital at the Kennedy Center.
A few thoughts on programs for adult amateur musicians: more important than ever in a DIY culture.
Yet more "undiscovered" works by a master come to New York, giving rise to the question: what neglected works would you actually like to hear in an upcoming season?
Joe Banno reviews Anna Netrebko's new CD, "In the Still of the Night."
Joan Reinthaler reviews "La Cenerentola" as done by the Washington Concert Opera.
Robert Battey reviews Jennifer Koh's Kennedy Center recital, the start of the Center's "John Adams: Perspectives" series (through May 22).
Charles T. Downey reviews the NSO's family concert with the local premiere of the piece "The Composer is Dead" (text by Lemony Snicket).
Joe Banno reviews the 21st Century Consort in a program that included the world premiere of "Characters," with music by Virginia composer Thomas Albert and words by the new Poet Laureate of Alexandria. (Yes, there is a Poet Laureate of Alexandria.)
Joan Reinthaler reviews the Bach Sinfonia, joined by lutenist Ronn McFarlane for a program of Vivaldi and a couple of new works.
Tom Huizenga reviews Christine Brewer's recital with Craig Rutenberg on the Kennedy Center's Fortas Chamber series on Friday night.