The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.
After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.
Among the last of the generation that founded D.C. companies in the late 1970s and 1980s, Shalwitz announced last June that he would retire at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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.
Howard Shalwitz, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's cofounder and artistic director, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s next Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dec. 7 at the George Town Club.
Melanie Mathewes, executive director of the Middleburg, Virginia, institution since 2013, will talk about the National Sporting Library & Museum's evolution and its current major exhibition, "The Horse in Ancient Greek Art."