We hope you’re enjoying the 2021 holiday season! So many wonderful options this weekend, including performances from Wolf Trap, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the Washington Chorus. For all you last-minute […]
Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s opening ceremony is Sunday. Also this weekend: more cherry blossom doings, the tail end of the Environmental Film Festival and two cultural spectacles at the Kennedy Center.
Of the interplay between orchestral and opera conducting, he remarked: “As a performer, I feed myself with opera and I try to bring the vocal element — even in symphonic repertoire, where the singer is not there — to make the instruments sing.