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Dvorak, again? Alsop, BSO at Strathmore

In Saturday's Washington Post: "Doctor Atomic" Symphony bombs at Strathmore, by Robert Battey.

Another view: Tim Smith of the Baltimore Sun (whose blog name has been altered to "Clef Notes & Drama Queens," presumably to indicate the expansion of his beat to include theater).

By Anne Midgette  | October 2, 2010; 12:11 PM ET
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Wow, Robert Batty's review is one of the bitchier ones I've read. The Dr. Atomic Symphony isn't one of Adams' strongest works and the New World Symphony is indeed overplayed, but his criticisms make me feel a little sorry for his victims.

Posted by: robertcostic | October 2, 2010 10:52 PM | Report abuse

I have to say I enjoyed the concert, and the friend I brought was enchanted.

Posted by: kevinwparker | October 4, 2010 3:07 PM | Report abuse

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