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

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WashingtonRavel’s Daphnis et Chloé

Bizet, Negrón, Ravel
National Symphony Orchestra; Yan Pascal Tortelier

WashingtonTon Koopman conducts Bach & Haydn

Bach, Telemann, Haydn
National Symphony Orchestra; Ton Koopman

WashingtonKatia & Marielle Labèque play Dessner’s Concerto for Two Pianos

Schumann, Dessner, Brahms
National Symphony Orchestra; Juanjo Mena; Katia Labèque; Marielle Labèque

WashingtonKennedy Center Chamber Players Fall Concert

Mozart, Schumann C., Franck
Dayna Hepler; Ricardo Cyncynates; David Hardy; Lambert Orkis

WashingtonShostakovich’s Tenth Symphony

Pärt, Britten, Shostakovich
National Symphony Orchestra; Simone Young; Simone Lamsma

WashingtonDisney and Pixar’s Up in Concert

Giacchino: Film music from Up
National Symphony Orchestra; Steven Reineke
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NSO triumphs with Boyer and Lang Lang

With a world premiere by Peter Boyer and a stunning Beethoven piano concerto deftly played by Lang Lang, the evening didn’t fail to strike a poignantly significant chord.
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National Symphony makes a fine-sounding digital return to the stage

Vibrant Mozart G minor symphony anchors the National Symphony’s digital return to the stage as distancing, sound engineering requirements generally score well

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WNO's Samson et Dalila shows how sweet love's poison can sound

Strong singing but a stellar orchestra and staging make for a riveting production at the Kennedy Center. 
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A #metoo Don Giovanni at Washington National Opera

Lots of people talk about keeping opera relevant. WNO shows why this opera always has been.
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Rollicking Mahler Fifth may have just put NSO on the global map

Clarion details from start to finish result in a spectacular Mahler Fifth from Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra
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ABT’s Giselle shows that to forgive is divine

A classic staging at the Kennedy Center turned resplendent in the second act.

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