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In his D.C. recital, he focused on four enigmatic works — not himself.
From Riccardo Muti and Steve Reich to Caroline Shaw and Daniil Trifonov, the 51st season offers a nice balance of the established and the innovative — sometimes both at once.
Two concerts try different ways of presenting the less familiar-including orchestras.
Violinist Sergey Khachatryan beguiles audience, but not critic, in willful Beethoven
Renée Fleming will try her hand at a Broadway musical — on Broadway.
Robert Carsen updates “Der Rosenkavalier,” Strauss’s embrace of Viennese nostalgia, to just before the start of World War I.
A look at the orchestra’s tour and the audiences it found there.
The daughter of world-famous cellist Slava Rostropovich also works to continue her mother’s legacy — at the Vishnevskaya opera center.
Homage to a beloved conductor becomes an exercise in cultural diplomacy
A new orchestral festival gives rise to old questions about our view of our own works
The music at the Dock5 nightclub was good, but the dance-party concept was not.
Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef gets the spotlight in a Mozart concerto.
A visionary leader takes over the visibly struggling institution she last led in the 1990s
Washington Performing Arts presented his keyboard intimacies at UDC.
The Supreme Court figure offers commentary, and jokes, in an evening of opera scenes.
Ballet and dance, Bernstein and plenty of new work in second announcement installment.
WCO performs “Leonore,” the first version of “Fidelio,” with a starry cast.
Terence Blanchard's boxing opera is far from perfect but worthwhile, with a memorable leading man.
Mark Wigglesworth and the violinist Simone Lamsma made much of Shostakovich
Yuri Temirkanov, Nikolai Lugansky invigorate the sound of a Russian orchestra playing Russian music.