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Canton Festival: musical nationalism

Thoughts on the Canton Music Festival in Guangzhou in November, bringing together Asian orchestras and artists to compete, sorry, perform alongside the 2010 Asian Games.

By Anne Midgette  | October 22, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  festivals, international , news  
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Castleton announces 2011 season

Lorin Maazel announces the Castleton Festival's 2011 season: the expansion continues.

By Anne Midgette  | October 4, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Washington, festivals, news, opera  
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Opera weekends

Small opera abounds this weekend, from a new festival at Virginia Tech (with Sherrill Milnes) to a small Summer Opera Festival at Catholic University.

By Anne Midgette  | June 18, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Zaide: The end

A link to a piece on Wolf Trap's open-ended conclusion to Mozart's "Zaide" this weekend.

By Anne Midgette  | June 10, 2010; 1:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  festivals, opera  
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Washington Early Music Festival

The 2010 Washington Early Music Festival is underway (through June 26); this year's focus is France.

By Anne Midgette  | June 2, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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In performance: Anthony Dean Griffey

Joe Banno reviews Anthony Dean Griffey at the Vocal Arts Society.

By Anne Midgette  | May 7, 2010; 6:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  festivals, local reviews  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Maazel takes show on the road, Anne Midgette , May 5, 2010
Under the radar: joyful sounds, Anne Midgette , April 22, 2010
The sound of American music, Anne Midgette , April 8, 2010
Changes: Seasons, Anne Midgette , March 6, 2010
Castleton Festival: Maazel and Puccini, Anne Midgette , February 16, 2010
A Garland for Blanche's 100th, Anne Midgette , September 23, 2009
Short Circuits, Anne Midgette , September 22, 2009
Snapshots from Germany, Anne Midgette , August 31, 2009
Estival Festivals: VI. Bayreuth, Anne Midgette , August 28, 2009
MaestroCam, Anne Midgette , August 24, 2009
Opera as Drivel, Anne Midgette , August 13, 2009
Estival Festivals: V. Salzburg, Anne Midgette , July 30, 2009
Bay(reuth)watch, Anne Midgette , July 28, 2009
Estival Festivals: IV. Santa Fe, Anne Midgette , July 27, 2009
Estival Festivals: East Coast, West Coast, Anne Midgette , July 22, 2009
In Performance: Castleton Finale, Anne Midgette , July 21, 2009
In Performance: Opera at Baltimore's Artscape, Anne Midgette , July 21, 2009
Estival Festivals: III. Baden-Baden, Anne Midgette , July 20, 2009
Estival Festivals: Song of the South, Anne Midgette , July 17, 2009
In Performance: Bach Festival Finale, Anne Midgette , July 15, 2009
Estival Festivals: II. Views from the U.K. , Anne Midgette , July 14, 2009
Estival Festivals: News Break, Anne Midgette , July 13, 2009
In Performance: Bach Festival Continues, Anne Midgette , July 9, 2009
Estival Festivals: An Introduction, Anne Midgette , July 9, 2009
In Performance: Bach Festival opens, Anne Midgette , July 7, 2009
King of the Castleton, Anne Midgette , July 3, 2009
In Performance: National Philharmonic Chorale, Anne Midgette , June 15, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 6, 2009
In Performance: Local News and Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 1, 2009
Opera Notes: New Opera for Baltimore? , Anne Midgette , April 28, 2009
 
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