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KenCen/NSO season announcement 2011-12

The Kennedy Center and the NSO announce a 2011-12 season that focuses on meat and potatoes repertory from Central Europe.

By Anne Midgette  | March 8, 2011; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Links: The Kissin review and other matters

Links to reviews: Evgeny Kissin and Andre Watts play Liszt (separately and not equally); Cantate presents a new oratorio; the Leipzig Quartet continues the NGA's Beethoven cycle, and Bridget Kibbey plays the harp.

By various critics  | March 8, 2011; 8:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Links: Lou Harrison, Brooklyn Rider

Links to reviews of the Post-Classical Ensemble's Lou Harrison event and a performance by the alt-classical quartet Brooklyn Rider.

By Anne Midgette, Evan Tucker  | March 7, 2011; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Crossover: NSO goes to India

A link to my review of the NSO's "crossover" concert, part of the Kennedy Center's festival Maximum India. So what do you think about orchestral crossover projects?

By Anne Midgette  | March 4, 2011; 10:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Link: pianist Latchoumia at NGA

A link to Cecelia Porter's review of Wilhem Latchoumia.

By Cecelia Porter  | March 4, 2011; 9:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Links: second "Butterfly" cast

A link to my review of the second cast of WNO's "Madama Butterfly," with Ana Maria Martinez.

By Anne Midgette  | March 3, 2011; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Link: Eugene Fodor obituary, T. Rees Shapiro , March 2, 2011
Links: Tüür, BSO Magic Flute (with Moriya addendum), Anne Midgette, Stephen Brookes , February 26, 2011
Link: Quatuor Debussy, Robert Battey , February 24, 2011
Link: Vivaldi Project, Cecelia Porter , February 22, 2011
Links: "Chamber Music across America", Joe Banno, Robert Battey , February 19, 2011
Links: Joyce DiDonato, Frances-Marie Uitti and more, various critics , February 17, 2011
Links: weekend edition, various critics , February 13, 2011
Links: Reviews of the week, various critics , February 11, 2011
And about those chorister seats, Anne Midgette , February 4, 2011
Link: Graves's Bumbry tribute, Anne Midgette , February 3, 2011
Quote: food and music, Anne Midgette , February 2, 2011
Links: Dar Williams and Ibis; Victor Goldberg, various critics , February 1, 2011
WNO announces 2011-12, Anne Midgette , February 1, 2011
Links: docu-opera and Dinnerstein, Anne Midgette , January 29, 2011
Link: Eschenbach and the NSO , Anne Midgette , January 28, 2011
Link: JFK tribute, continued, Anne Midgette , January 27, 2011
Two critics Verge, Cecelia Porter, Charles T. Downey , January 25, 2011
Link: Amit Peled, Joe Banno , January 25, 2011
Weekend links: strong pieces in Monday's Post, various critics , January 24, 2011
Celebrating JFK at the KenCen, Anne Midgette , January 21, 2011
Washington National Opera to merge with KenCen, Anne Midgette , January 20, 2011
NSO back on the record -- or CD, Anne Midgette , January 18, 2011
Links: Weekend roundup -- BSO, Fairfax, and more, Anne Midgette , January 18, 2011
Link: The unconventional Tzimon Barto, Anne Midgette , January 14, 2011
Urban Arias: Opera in the City, Anne Midgette , January 14, 2011
Link: Kirill Karabits leads the NSO, Anne Midgette , January 14, 2011
Link: NGA bids farewell to Norway, Charles T. Downey , January 11, 2011
Beyond the Beltway, Anne Midgette , January 7, 2011
AOT lowers the curtain, Anne Midgette , January 4, 2011
Link: Quartet launches NGA Beethoven cycle, Robert Battey , January 4, 2011
Post-holiday for Post-Classical, Anne Midgette , January 4, 2011
Weekend links, various critics , December 20, 2010
Christmas catch-up, various critics , December 13, 2010
Links: YCA at 50; Costello and Futral at Vocal Arts, Anne Midgette, Charles T. Downey , December 9, 2010
In performance: Parker Quartet, Charles T. Downey , December 8, 2010
In performance: 21st Century Consort, Stephen Brookes , December 6, 2010
In performance: Turtle Island Quartet at 25, Joan Reinthaler , December 6, 2010
In performance: Celtic Christmas, Cecelia Porter , December 6, 2010
Links: VA Opera "Cosi," pianist Dejan Lazic, Anne Midgette , December 6, 2010
Krivine leads NSO, Anne Midgette , December 3, 2010
Saturday links: musicians in profile, various critics , November 27, 2010
Links: Tokyo Quartet, Washington Chorus, Washington Post critics , November 23, 2010
In performance: Fairfax Symphony, Joan Reinthaler , November 22, 2010
In performance: "Burning Bridge", Stephen Brookes , November 22, 2010
Links: Weekend roundup -- Spivakov, "Florencia," and more, Washington Post critics , November 22, 2010
Links: NSO with Mälkki, Anne Midgette , November 19, 2010
Peter Mark out at Virginia Opera, Anne Midgette , November 18, 2010
In performance: Fessenden Ensemble, Cecelia Porter , November 18, 2010
Links: Glass, Lafayette, and more, Washington Post critics , November 17, 2010
Links: Weekend roundup -- Mutter, Alsop, and more. , Anne Midgette , November 14, 2010
Links: Reich at Strathmore; CD reviews, Anne Midgette , November 13, 2010
Remembering Gorecki in NoVa, Anne Midgette , November 13, 2010
NSO gets $550K for education, Anne Midgette , November 12, 2010
Links: Ax, Hanoi, Anne Midgette , November 12, 2010
Link: Montero/Capuçon, Anne Midgette , November 11, 2010
Links: Cellists Kim and Gaisford; Blue Heron, Anne Midgette , November 10, 2010
Links: BBC Symphony, Conrad Tao, and BSO's "Analyze This.", Robert Battey, Charles T. Downey , November 8, 2010
Links: From Helsinki to the Magic Flute, Anne Midgette , November 2, 2010
Links: De Materie, Adriana Lecouvreur, Anne Midgette , October 26, 2010
National Philharmonic offers fresh Dvorák, Alfred Thigpen , October 25, 2010
Links: Opera Honors and Requiems, Anne Midgette , October 25, 2010
Hoisted on its own guitar, Anne Midgette , October 23, 2010
Links: Yo-Yo Ma, Talich Quartet, Anne Midgette , October 23, 2010
Links: Schumann, Schiff, and more, Anne Midgette , October 22, 2010
Links: Gergiev's "Thousand," Chopin winner, Anne Midgette , October 21, 2010
Links: Fellner's Beethoven and more, Anne Midgette , October 19, 2010
Link: BSO in the capable hands of a teen, Anne Midgette , October 18, 2010
Link: Eschenbach, Mahler, and the NSO, Anne Midgette , October 15, 2010
Audio: The contrabassoon vs. contraforte, Mike McPhate , October 13, 2010
Links: Neil & Eclipse; Nordic Voices, Anne Midgette , October 12, 2010
Thursday recap: "Salome," Mynenko, Anne Midgette , October 9, 2010
Links: Friday reviews, Anne Midgette , October 8, 2010
Salome, the preview, Anne Midgette , October 7, 2010
All that jazz, Anne Midgette , October 6, 2010
In performance: Washington Bach Consort, Anne Midgette , October 5, 2010
WNO: new music director, Anne Midgette , October 5, 2010
Castleton announces 2011 season, Anne Midgette , October 4, 2010
Where's the buzz?, Anne Midgette , October 4, 2010
Weekend roundup: local reviews, Anne Midgette , October 4, 2010
Dvorak, again? Alsop, BSO at Strathmore, Anne Midgette , October 2, 2010
The Eschenbach years begin, Anne Midgette , October 1, 2010
Link: Jordi Savall, Anne Midgette , October 1, 2010
Tuesday's reviews, Anne Midgette , September 28, 2010
Domingo: going, going, gone, Anne Midgette , September 27, 2010
Gershwin in Russian, Anne Midgette , September 27, 2010
NSO's new director offers varied opening night, Anne Midgette , September 26, 2010
Welcome home, Christoph, Anne Midgette , September 23, 2010
Improvisin' Gershwin, Anne Midgette , September 23, 2010
Review round-up, Anne Midgette , September 21, 2010
Covering the bases, Anne Midgette , September 20, 2010
Post-weekend Post watch, Anne Midgette , September 20, 2010
The weekend ahead, Anne Midgette , September 17, 2010
Review round-up, Anne Midgette , September 13, 2010
In performance: WNO's Ballo, Anne Midgette , September 11, 2010
Of new beginnings, Anne Midgette , September 9, 2010
Fricke steps down at WNO, Anne Midgette , September 1, 2010
A light "Midsummer Night", Anne Midgette , August 16, 2010
De Cou to the West Coast, Anne Midgette , August 10, 2010
WNO's entanglements, Anne Midgette , August 9, 2010
NSO in a new state, Anne Midgette , August 4, 2010
Choral changes, Anne Midgette , August 4, 2010
CSI: opera, Anne Midgette , August 3, 2010
WNO in KenCen talks, Anne Midgette , July 29, 2010
UPDATE: Rain delay, Anne Midgette , July 27, 2010
Free Keys in Summer, Anne Midgette , July 23, 2010
NSO wraps up "American Playlist", Anne Midgette , July 21, 2010
Wachner auf, ruft uns die Stimmen, Anne Midgette , July 16, 2010
Link: Organ convention hits DC, Anne Midgette , July 8, 2010
American opera: small is the word, Anne Midgette , July 4, 2010
Strathmore 2010-11: PS, Anne Midgette , June 29, 2010
Link: Washington Early Music Festival ends, Anne Midgette , June 28, 2010
In performance: NOI, Anne Midgette , June 27, 2010
Post-Classical Ensemble in 2010-11, Anne Midgette , June 22, 2010
Link: Juraj Valcuha at the NSO, Anne Midgette , June 18, 2010
Opera weekends, Anne Midgette , June 18, 2010
Voice in the chorus is silenced, Anne Midgette , June 16, 2010
Community arts, community orchestra, Anne Midgette , June 16, 2010
DIY music, Anne Midgette , June 15, 2010
In performance: Denyce Graves, Anne Midgette , June 14, 2010
In performance: "Zaide" at Wolf Trap, Anne Midgette , June 13, 2010
Link: Folger Consort's "Tempest", Anne Midgette , June 13, 2010
Link: Kristjan Järvi at the NSO, Anne Midgette , June 11, 2010
Final thoughts on music and community, Anne Midgette , June 10, 2010
Community arts: Michael Kaiser's response, Anne Midgette , June 9, 2010
Fischer's finale with the NSO, Anne Midgette , June 4, 2010
Piano weekend, Anne Midgette , June 4, 2010
Ivan Fischer at the NSO, Anne Midgette , June 3, 2010
Washington Early Music Festival, Anne Midgette , June 2, 2010
I am Sam, Anne Midgette , May 28, 2010
WNO's once and future president, Anne Midgette , May 27, 2010
Links: WNO "Hamlet," NSO Adams, Anne Midgette , May 21, 2010
Link: Surprise opera on the Mall, Anne Midgette , May 16, 2010
If cellos could talk, Anne Midgette , May 14, 2010
Link: NSO and Sondheim, Anne Midgette , May 8, 2010
A Bailey double, Anne Midgette , May 6, 2010
Maazel takes show on the road, Anne Midgette , May 5, 2010
In performance: Nobuyuki Tsujii, Anne Midgette , May 3, 2010
In performance: JACK quartet, Anne Midgette , May 3, 2010
In performance: Great Noise Ensemble, Anne Midgette , May 2, 2010
Link: The NSO goes French, Anne Midgette , April 30, 2010
Washington arts briefs, Anne Midgette , April 27, 2010
The phrasings of Uchida, Anne Midgette , April 23, 2010
Under the radar: joyful sounds, Anne Midgette , April 22, 2010
McNally's nights at the opera, Anne Midgette , April 21, 2010
Shadowboxer: the Joe Louis opera, Anne Midgette , April 19, 2010
Weekend: stories in the Post, Anne Midgette , April 18, 2010
Weekend roundup: Monday's reviews in the Post , Anne Midgette , April 12, 2010
NSO takes country roads, Anne Midgette , April 12, 2010
The sound of American music, Anne Midgette , April 8, 2010
Hough Requiem: sacred made secular, Anne Midgette , April 6, 2010
Fischer and Bach disappoint at NSO, Anne Midgette , April 2, 2010
Dima and Sondra, Anne Midgette , March 31, 2010
WNO Hamlet update, Anne Midgette , March 30, 2010
WPAS 2010-11 season, Anne Midgette , March 30, 2010
Free concert tonight, Anne Midgette , March 29, 2010
Ring recordings, Anne Midgette , March 28, 2010
Two reviews: SFS and NSO, Anne Midgette , March 26, 2010
Link: "Porgy and Bess" returns to WNO, Anne Midgette , March 22, 2010
Another chorus prepares for its swan song, Anne Midgette , March 19, 2010
Links: a soprano, a baritone, and an impresario, Anne Midgette , March 19, 2010
Thursday news and events, Anne Midgette , March 18, 2010
Eschenbach and NSO: maiden voyage, Anne Midgette , March 12, 2010
NSO's different drummer, Anne Midgette , March 11, 2010
Domingo health update, Anne Midgette , March 8, 2010
Changes: Seasons, Anne Midgette , March 6, 2010
Mariinsky, continued, Anne Midgette , March 6, 2010
The construction of War and Peace, Anne Midgette , March 4, 2010
KenCen's New Season, Anne Midgette , March 2, 2010
Opera in cinema, Anne Midgette , February 19, 2010
Castleton Festival: Maazel and Puccini, Anne Midgette , February 16, 2010
Concert reschedulings, Anne Midgette , February 11, 2010
Winter affects programs, Anne Midgette , February 5, 2010
Eric Owens, American idol, Anne Midgette , January 31, 2010
Two more benefits, Anne Midgette , January 22, 2010
The weekend in concert, Anne Midgette , January 22, 2010
From Russia with love, Anne Midgette , January 20, 2010
NSO Haiti relief benefit, Anne Midgette , January 20, 2010
Belated balalaika, Anne Midgette , January 17, 2010
Who is Sylvia?, Anne Midgette , January 16, 2010
Alt-classical, visible, Anne Midgette , January 14, 2010
Domingo at the WNO, Anne Midgette , January 13, 2010
The weekend ahead, Anne Midgette , January 8, 2010
The way it was in Washington , Anne Midgette , December 31, 2009
Choral reefs, Anne Midgette , December 18, 2009
Every valley, and sing-along, shall be exalted, Anne Midgette , December 4, 2009
WNO: more cuts, less opera, Anne Midgette , November 30, 2009
National Opera Week, Anne Midgette , November 13, 2009
Classical music has its White House day, Anne Midgette , November 5, 2009
Halloween planner, Anne Midgette , October 30, 2009
Mr. Bell goes to Washington (again), Anne Midgette , October 30, 2009
Ariadne in Washington , Anne Midgette , October 23, 2009
Coming out of Haydn, Anne Midgette , October 23, 2009
Maazel reaches out, Anne Midgette , October 22, 2009
Steinway rolls in, Anne Midgette , October 22, 2009
Halls, re-sounding, Anne Midgette , October 20, 2009
Go for baroque, Anne Midgette , October 19, 2009
Costumes For a Song, Anne Midgette , October 16, 2009
Saturday Night Fever, Anne Midgette , October 2, 2009
Music Directors: A New Wind, Anne Midgette , September 27, 2009
Short Circuits, Anne Midgette , September 22, 2009
The New Orchestra Tour, Anne Midgette , September 18, 2009
Eschenbach's Energy, Anne Midgette , September 16, 2009
Fall Arts Preview: Big and Small , Anne Midgette , September 13, 2009
DC News/Olds, Anne Midgette , August 12, 2009
Funds Dry Up For DC's New Music, Anne Midgette , August 10, 2009
Beethoven Tweets, Anne Midgette , July 30, 2009
Classical Radio: "A Nice Safe Haven", Anne Midgette , July 24, 2009
Estival Festivals: Song of the South, Anne Midgette , July 17, 2009
In Performance: Beyond the Fringe, Anne Midgette , July 15, 2009
In Performance: Bach Festival Finale, Anne Midgette , July 15, 2009
In Performance: Bach Festival opens, Anne Midgette , July 7, 2009
Glorious Fourth(s) , Anne Midgette , July 4, 2009
This Weekend in Washington: Highlights, Anne Midgette , June 26, 2009
China Syndrome, Anne Midgette , June 24, 2009
DC's Opera for the Young, Anne Midgette , June 23, 2009
Thoughts on China's Audience, Anne Midgette , June 22, 2009
NSO Tour: Beijing, Days 3-6, Anne Midgette , June 15, 2009
Taking Debate, Anne Midgette , June 11, 2009
The NSO in Macau, Anne Midgette , June 10, 2009
China Bound: NSO Tour, Day One, Anne Midgette , June 8, 2009
Weekend Spotlights, Anne Midgette , June 5, 2009
#operaplot Delivers to DC Teacher, Anne Midgette , May 20, 2009
Weekend Roundup, Anne Midgette , May 11, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 7, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 4, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 4, 2009
Countdown to Siegfried: 1, Liftoff, Anne Midgette , May 2, 2009
Blythe Spirits: Washington Weekend in Voice, Anne Midgette , May 1, 2009
In Performance: Local News and Reviews, Anne Midgette , May 1, 2009
Opera Notes: New Opera for Baltimore? , Anne Midgette , April 28, 2009
Weekend Roundup, Anne Midgette , April 27, 2009
News and Reviews: 2009-10 Season's Greetings, Anne Midgette , April 22, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , April 17, 2009
Competitive Instincts: the Cliburn's Composers, Anne Midgette , April 15, 2009
A Salute to Marian Anderson, Anne Midgette , April 12, 2009
In Performance: Local News and Reviews, Anne Midgette , April 9, 2009
Weekend Roundup, Anne Midgette , April 6, 2009
"Grimes" Has People Exercised, Anne Midgette , April 3, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , April 2, 2009
News, Notes, and the NYCO, Anne Midgette , April 2, 2009
April Free: Five Things to do in D.C., Anne Midgette , April 1, 2009
Little Match Point, Anne Midgette , March 31, 2009
In Performance: Reviews, Anne Midgette , March 31, 2009
 
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