Tried and True:  Superstar violinist breathes life into staples of the repertoire

Tried and True: Superstar violinist breathes life into staples of the repertoire

HOMECOMING:  Joshua Bell’s Strathmore concert was like a big ‘ole’ homecoming with all the family assembled. by Patrick D. McCoy On Sunday November 5, violinist Joshua Bell returned to the Washington area to perform in concert at the Music Center at...
Philadelphia’s Russian Opera Workshop to present legendary mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar in a Masterclass on July 21

Philadelphia’s Russian Opera Workshop to present legendary mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar in a Masterclass on July 21

Masterclass:  The legendary mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar steps into the spotlight to conduct a masterclass under the auspices of Philadelphia’s Russian Opera Workshop. by Patrick D. McCoy For many opera buffs, the name Florence Quivar is one that is synonymous...
Bass-baritone Jonathan Woody to be presented in concert by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts

Bass-baritone Jonathan Woody to be presented in concert by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts

HOMEGROWN: The Maryland Native-accomplished bass-baritone Jonathan Woody returns home for a special concert presented by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. by Patrick D....
‘A Reillying Cry”:  Remembering J. Reilly Lewis One Year Later

‘A Reillying Cry”: Remembering J. Reilly Lewis One Year Later

Marking the Anniversary:  The family, friends and musical colleagues reflect on the life and artistic excellence of Maestro J. Reilly Lewis, who passed unexpectedly on June 9, 2016. by Patrick D. McCoy The week of June 9 of last year was one that left many in the DC...