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Kevin Puts on His Pulitzer-Winning Opera: ‘Silent Night’

In the opera, at the Kennedy Center from Nov. 10 to 25, the war-weary soldiers on the front declare an unofficial Christmas cease-fire to greet and mingle with their counterparts.  

Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018

This weekend's musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.

LAST CHANCE: Thursday’s Breakfast With Revels Heads

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.

‘Anastasia’ Is a Romanov Roller Coaster

This production, which runs through Nov. 25 in the Kennedy Center Opera House, is the musical very loosely based on the 1997 Disney animated cartoon.

Dancers Brings NPG’s ‘Silhouettes’ to Life (photos)

Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.

At Atlas: Rebecca Magnuson’s ‘She Sings’

The one-woman show by the singer-songwriter and former Georgetown resident will be performed Friday, Nov. 16, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to Knock Out Abuse.

Weekend Round Up October 18, 2018

Sunday is performance-packed, with appearances by the Handel and Haydn Society, the Cathedral Choral Society under Leonard Slatkin, "Sholom Aleichem" and Eve Ensler and Anne Lamott.

3 Sopranos, 3 Paths to Violetta of ‘La Traviata’

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 classic opera “La Traviata” goes way back in time. It’s one of the great operas in the repertoire, showing...

Weekend Round Up October 11, 2018

This Saturday is Capitol Hill Day, Water Discovery Day, Girls in Aviation Day, Randolph Street Blocktoberfest and, at Georgetown Waterfront Park, Parachutes for the Planet.

Washington National Opera’s ‘Traviata’

As directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, and conducted at a sometimes frenetic pace by Renato Palumbo, this “Traviata,” running through Oct. 21, delivered the opera’s large store of riches.