In the second Met Stars concert, Renée Fleming gives voice to comfort and hope from Washington

United StatesUnited States Met Stars Live in Concert [2] – Renée Fleming (soprano) and Robert Ainsley (piano): Live stream (directed by Gary Halvorson) from Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 1.8.2020. (RP)

Renée Fleming at Dumbarton Oaks

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Zambello’s La traviata Shows it Sometimes Pays to Stick Around After the Interval

United StatesUnited States Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Washington National Opera Chorus, Dancers, and Orchestra / Renato Palumbo (conductor), Washington National Opera, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. 9.10.2018. (RRR)

Venera Gimadieva (Violetta) & Joshua Guerrero (Alfredo) in WNO’s La traviata
(c) Scott Suchman

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Denk Headlines a New Festival, Music on the Strait

United StatesUnited States Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Ives, Ravel, Dvořák: Jeremy Denk (piano), James Garlick (violin), Elisa Barston (violin), Ani Aznavoorian (cello), Richard O’Neill (viola). Maier Hall and Holy Trinity Church, Port Angeles, WA. 31.8.2018-1.9.2018. (ZC)

Jeremy Denk (piano) and musicians (c) Tim Brye

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SHIFTing Gears, The National Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky

United StatesUnited States SHIFT Festival – Stravinsky, Balakirev, Rachmaninoff: Madison Leonard (soprano), Rexford Tester (tenor), Andrew Bogard (bass), National Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, 14.4.2018. (RP)

Rexford Tester, Gianandrea Noseda & NSO
© Scott Suchman

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SHIFT – To Change Place, Position, Direction or Surprise

United StatesUnited States SHIFT Festival – Lutosławski, Penderecki: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Erin Wall (soprano), Renée Tatum (mezzo-soprano), Alyssa Martin (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Cooley (tenor), Liudas Mikalauskas (bass-baritone), Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., 13.4.2018. (RP)

 The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival © Tony Hitchcock
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival
© Tony Hitchcock

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