Washington Concert Opera: One Down, One to Go 

December 8, 2022

Opera without lavish sets and costumes? With the singers lined up facing music stands and the orchestra behind them, not in a pit?  If that strikes you as no way […]

Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts

September 14, 2022

OPERA   The D.C. United stadium will become a square in Seville when Washington National Opera brings “Carmen” to Audi Field for this fall’s free Opera on the Field (Sept. 25). […]

DC Artswatch

August 11, 2020

Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III is reviewing a letter accusing the National Museum of African Art of having “recruited, retained and promoted a predominantly White staff.”

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.

Holiday Arts Preview: Performing Arts

November 20, 2019

SCROOGES AND NUTCRACKERS The granddaddy of all Scrooges remains “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre, with acclaimed actor Craig Wallace inhabiting the part on America’s classic stage (Nov. 21 to […]

Weekend Round Up September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019

Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019

Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.

Martin – Le vin herbé

February 10, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isolde love story.

Martin – Le vin herbé

February 9, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isolde love story.