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Charles T. Downey on the Folger Consort's "Merchant of Venice."
English and Italian compositions lend the play a historically accurate context.
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Why Strauss's "Guntram,"  despite beautiful music and fine singing in its second U.S. performance ever (thanks to Washington Concert Opera) is unlikely to become a staple.
Soprano Marjorie Owens shines in “Guntram,” but Strauss’s first opera is unlikely to be back.
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"Not every singer understands how to mingle opera-star glamor with the relative intimacy of the recital stage. The real measure of Fleming’s achievement, at this point in her career, is that she has developed a style that allows her to do both."
America’s reigning soprano brings concert pianist, art songs, operatic glamor to happy KenCen crowd
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Dolora Zajick on painting, composing, and the care and feeding of the big voice -- not necessarily her own.
Acclaimed singer, 62, soon to appear at the Kennedy Center, also nurtures another generation of great voices.
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Review: "Absolutely top-notch playing:" Robert Battey reviews the new, yet veteran, Montrose Trio.
Robert Battey reviews the Montrose Trio, three notable players in a new chamber ensemble with a promising future
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Cameron Carpenter in recital: we talk about wanting to reach new audiences, and then tut-tut when someone actually does. http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/carpenter-energizes-kennedy-center-with-irreverent-organ-performance/2015/02/05/e77c7ede-ad73-11e4-abe8-e1ef60ca26de_story.html
Artist throws a gauntlet in the face of tradition and puts a 21st century spin on classical music.
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Robert Pohl makes an unexpected Washington Post debut reviewing Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project.
The Silk Road Ensemble brings an eclectic program to the Kennedy Center.
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The remarkable Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir will perform music by Arvo Pärt and others in DC on Monday night.
Its conductor and its Arvo Part repertory help fuel the choral group’s appeal.
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News flash: Christoph Eschenbach to become conductor laureate of the NSO in 2017. Let the music director search begin.
Christoph Eschenbach to end term as NSO music director in 2017; the search for a new music director is on.
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The Minnesota Orchestra announces two concerts in Cuba, making it the first US orchestra to take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to that country.
The Minnesota Orchestra announces that it will perform two concerts in Havana in May - the first American orchestra to take advantage of the newly-relaxed relations between the two countries.
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Juraj Valcuha, talented conductor, hits bad night with the NSO and Stravinsky's "Pulcinella."
Five years after debuting with the orchestra, the Slovakian seems to take his sweet time with the tempo.
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Part Two of the NSO's Tchaikovsky mini-festival: Arabella Steinbacher takes on the violin concerto, and Robert Battey reviews.
The symphony continues its homage to the great Russian with a bravura turn by violinist Arabella Steinbacher.
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The classical music critic of the Washington Post.
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In 2008, I consolidated my various cultural interests under the single title of classical music critic of the Washington Post. I blog at The Classical Beat, which you really should be reading.
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