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

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WashingtonTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Speranza Scappucci; Ethan McSweeny; Washington National Opera; Elena Rivkina; Keri Alkema; Latonia Moore; Riccardo Massi

WashingtonOtello

Verdi: Otello
Daniele Callegari; David Alden; Washington National Opera; Jon Morrell; Russell Thomas; Leah Crocetto

WashingtonDie Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Eun Sun Kim; Christopher Mattaliano; Washington National Opera; Neil Peter Jampolis; David Portillo; Sydney Mancasola

WashingtonDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Evan Rogister; E Loren Meeker; Washington National Opera; Erhard Rom; Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Ryan McKinny; Vanessa Vasquez

WashingtonSamson et Dalila

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
John Fiore; Peter Kazaras; Washington National Opera; Erhard Rom; Michael Scott; Eric Sean Fogel

WashingtonBlue

Tesori: Blue
John DeMain; Tazewell Thompson; Washington National Opera; Donald Eastman; Jessica Jahn; Kenneth Kellogg; Lester Lynch
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Schubert from Fleming, Noseda, the NSO... and Berio!

Renée Fleming © Andrew Eccles | Decca
An evening of Schubert in Washington DC, ending with Luciano Berio's "restoration" job, Rendering
*****
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A smorgasbord of seasonal English music in Washington DC

The early music ensemble peppered its diverse program with the rollicking play A Christmas Messe. While not all arrangements worked well, expertise and emotion made for a pleasurably unique performance.
***11
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Venera Gimadieva leads a moving Traviata in DC

Venera Gimadieva (Violetta) © Scott Suchman
A strong new Traviata from Washington National Opera with the welcome house debut of Venera Gimadieva as a fabulous Violetta.
****1
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Musically resplendent Don Carlo in Washington

Leah Crocetto (Elisabetta) and Russell Thomas (Don Carlo) © Scott Suchman
The team of soloists, the chorus and the orchestra, under the baton of Philippe Auguin, powerfully conveyed the spectacular qualities of Verdi's Don Carlo.
****1
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Graffiti meets Nefertiti: Aida in Washington DC

Triumphal Scene, Act 2 © Scott Suchman
Francesca Zambello’s engaging Aida opened the season at Washington National Opera, eventually getting into its stride. 
****1
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Geeks and Gamines: Alice Sara Ott and the NSO at the Kennedy Center

© Jonas Becker
Mason Bates' homage to the Silicon Valley geeks; Alice Sara Ott takes over Tchaikovsky.
****1
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