Cathedral Choral Society: Grant Us Peace

May 19, 2019

Written in Poulenc’s unique religious style that melds the sacred and profane, his joyful, radiant Gloria is the composer at his very best. Written in response to Vaughan Williams’ personal […]

Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish Market Square, vintage cars will gleam on King Street and bands will play on porches in Southeast D.C.

Weekend Round Up May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

This weekend’s performances include Bach oratorios, a Charlie Parker tribute and a contemporary dance piece at the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

Along with Easter programming, this weekend offers jazz, dance, a murder mystery, tulip planting and, on Saturday, the Anacostia River Festival.

An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration

February 8, 2019

PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.

Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

December 6, 2018

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high drama. For such an effect, the […]

Farewell to Bush ’41’: His Character Counted

December 3, 2018

George H.W. Bush’s presidency — his legacy — was astonishingly thick with events that others might not have handled nearly as well. 

PostClassical Celebrates Walt Whitman

November 12, 2018

The musical portion of the program reinforced the evening’s topics — all seeming to converge on the eve of the midterm elections — of immigration, voting, war and America’s essential nature.

LAST CHANCE: Thursday’s Breakfast With Revels Heads

November 6, 2018

Washington Revels Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Executive Director Greg Lewis will speak at the George Town Club on Nov. 8. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.