If Donald Runnicles is in the running to direct the NSO, last night's performance was an impressive audition.
Posts Tagged ‘Christoph Eschenbach’
This violinist once sued a guy who broke his bow and demanded an audience not clap for him. Anyway, how'd he play?
A regal Spanish violinist plays French composers' interpretations of Spain
Here's who should replace him.
Like Michael Bay, who gave us the Transformers and Bad Boys franchises, Tchaikovsky was considered a hack in his day.
There are some bizarre elements in the piece, which supposedly illustrate an opium hallucination and a Satanic orgy.
A star flutist is all well and good, but how many people would show up for two Stravinsky programs in a row?
The Kennedy Center announced it will extend the contract of National Symphony Orchestra director Christoph Eschenbach through 2017, the Washington Post’s Anne Midgette reported Monday.
Is this a surprise? No. NSO directors tend to stick around for a while: Antal Doráti had the shortest tenure, of just seven years in the '70s; Mstislav Rostropovich, his successor, [...]
NSO conductor Christoph Eschenbach takes home a Grammy for "best classical compendium." [Post, New York Times]
Baltimore native Maysa on her Grammy nomination [Post]
Max Roach records go to Library of Congress. [AP]
Bob Mould will play Workbook in its entirety at 9:30 Club in March. [9:30 Club]
Mt. Pleasant library evacuated. [PoPville]
Weather delays The Best Man at Keegan Theatre. [Arts [...]
We get it, orchestra programmers. You figure if you’re going to put on something contemporary, you’ve got to sweeten the pot with a pair of ear-candy symphonies by Mozart and Dvořák. Because if you say "Hey, check out this concerto written in 2007 by someone you don’t know, played by someone else you don’t know [...]