Robert Battey

A summer visit from the Barber of Seville delights Wolf Trap

Rossini’s classic fills Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, and the audience is rewarded…

Robert Battey
A summer visit from the Barber of Seville delights Wolf Trap

This Ariadne doesn't strand the audience

Wolf Trap Opera figures out how to make Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos a coherent and engaging winner for cast and audience alike

This Ariadne doesn't strand the audience
Robert Battey

NSO: Unexpected Italy, Part 1

The Kennedy Center’s Italian Festival highlights the NSO’s continuing artistic growth under Noseda

Robert Battey
 NSO: Unexpected Italy, Part 1
Robert Battey

Khachatryan, Weilerstein, Barnatan & Currie

4 powerful soloists don’t quite make a satisfying whole

Robert Battey
 Khachatryan, Weilerstein, Barnatan & Currie
Robert Battey

Tout français (presque)

Seong-Jin Cho impresses in his NSO debut with Ravel’s Concerto in G

Robert Battey
Tout français (presque)
Mark Rudio

An immigrant with balls

Alan Cumming’s Legal Immigrant is funny, smart, and heartwarming

Mark Rudio
An immigrant with balls
Mark Rudio

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

Meet the new generation of jazz.
It sounds (and looks) fantastic.

Mark Rudio
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour