A conversation with the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko, who will make her Metropolitan Opera debut as Elvira in Bellini’s “I Puritani.”
Quartets composed by Shostakovich in memory of lost players might also be viewed as tributes to the dynamics of an enduring ensemble.
The brilliant British pianist Stephen Hough plays an adventurous program on Sunday at Alice Tully Hall.
The Emerson String Quartet finds that its sound and dynamic are shifting as it adapts to a new cellist, Paul Watkins.
Metropolitan Opera Arabella by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Sung in German Approximate running time 3 hrs. 31 min. Swedish soprano Malin Byström stars in the title role of Strauss’s nostalgic romance that explores the fleeting charms of youth, opposite Michael Volle and Juliane Banse. Philippe Auguin conducts. In the title role, Malin Byström, “elegant […]
This week our panel consisted of Charles Ellis from Prince Georges Philharmonic and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison! Truthfully we liked everything! Imagine that! Check out the listings these were all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/12/2014 5:00 PM 52 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C Op 21 Tafelmusik 1023 COND Bruno Weil like composer […]
8:00 PM Happy Birthday Montserrat Caballe! She will be joined by a special guest at the end of Vocalise! Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: “Si, mi chiamano Mimi” COND: Sir Charles Mackerras London Symphony Orchestra Montserrat Caballe, soprano Angel EMI 67782 8:05 PM Maurice Ravel: Sheherazade COND Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra Anne Sofie von Otter, alto […]
The pianist Paul Lewis made his New York Philharmonic debut at Avery Fisher Hall on Thursday with a Brahms concerto.
It’s been many weeks since Twelfth Night and even longer since I’ve been to Center Stage. Don’t ask me why I just don’t know. I do know that I am a huge fan of Gavin Witt and if anything were to get me back into the the theater it would be Shakespeare directed by him! […]
The Washington Performing Arts Society gets a new name and a new look for 2014-15, with an emphasis on community, collaboration, and Powerpoint-speak