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...
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...
PODCAST:  A Silver Jubilee Gospel Celebration with Washington Performing Arts

PODCAST: A Silver Jubilee Gospel Celebration with Washington Performing Arts

Joyful Voices:  Michele Fowlin-conductor of the Children of the Gospel drops in for an interview about the Silver Jubilee concert this Friday, June 2 at the Music Center at Strathmore, celebrating Washington Performing Arts’ storied 50 year legacy of bringing...