Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Washington, DC, United States

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WashingtonSeason Opening Gala Concert

National Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Yo-Yo Ma; Cynthia Erivo

WashingtonCarpenter plays Copland / Favorites by Bernstein & Adams

Adams, Copland, Bernstein
National Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Măcelaru; Cameron Carpenter

WashingtonSpirit of Autumn: Immersive & Interactive Experience for All Ages

WashingtonSteinbacher plays Brahms

Lalo, Brahms, Dvořák
National Symphony Orchestra; Nathalie Stutzmann; Arabella Steinbacher

WashingtonTchaikovsky's "Pathétique" Symphony / Ohlsson plays Barber

Tchaikovsky, Bates, Barber
National Symphony Orchestra; Juanjo Mena; Garrick Ohlsson

WashingtonOrchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Martha Argerich

Verdi, Prokofiev, Respighi
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano; Martha Argerich
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Graffiti meets Nefertiti: Aida in Washington DC

Francesca Zambello’s engaging Aida opened the season at Washington National Opera, eventually getting into its stride. 
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Geeks and Gamines: Alice Sara Ott and the NSO at the Kennedy Center

Mason Bates' homage to the Silicon Valley geeks; Alice Sara Ott takes over Tchaikovsky.
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Frontier / The Dream: Washington Ballet

Space-Age Ballet Frontier premiered to honour JFK. 
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Russian Romanticism and contemporary Americana

Paul Jacobs bring Rouse's Organ Concerto to DC.
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Madama Butterfly an aesthetic treat at WNO

Kaneko's vivid designs grace this charming Butterfly. 
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Curated by Justin Peck

Open-ended works provide different angle on Ballet across America
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