Anne Midgette covers the classical music scene for The Washington Post.
Anne Midgette appears in the following:
Fleeing the Gilded Cage
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Musicians Picket in Baltimore as Orchestras Face Changes Nationwide
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
What We Learned From 'The Death of Klinghoffer'
Friday, November 14, 2014
Underwhelming Tenors and Dancing Orchestras: Anne Midgette's 2012 Music Survey
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette shares some of her musical favorites from the past year -- including a dancing orchestra (seriously, watch the video). And, she takes aim at some opera crossover artists who aren't living up to their own hype.
Critics Look Back At 2012: Auto-Tune, Geezer Rock, And A Dancing Orchestra
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Steve Reich's "WTC 9/11"
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Orchestral Bright Notes
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
The Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy filing is just the latest in a long history of bad news about American orchestras. But let's take a look at the brighter side of the story, shall we? With the help of Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette and Brooklyn Philharmonic artistic director Alan Pierson, we discuss ensembles that are tackling tough times with innovative efforts—and finding success.
Ring Cycle: Die Walküre at the Metropolitan Opera
Friday, April 22, 2011
Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette talks about the Met's new production of Wagner's Die Walküre.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Sometimes the plots of operas are ripped straight from the tabloids. The Washington Post's classical music critic Anne Midgette joins us for a look at the grand tradition of documentary operas, and the genre's recent crop --from "Nixon in China" to Anna Nicole Smith.
Docu-Operas Bring Real Lives to the Stage
Friday, February 04, 2011
Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette weighs in on the real lives and events in docu-operas.
The Year in Classical and Opera
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Our Critics Week series continues with a look back at year in classical music and opera. Washington Post chief classical music critic Anne Midgette joins us with her picks for the year’s best. Plus: Tis the season – for Handel’s “Messiah.” Every year at this time, Handel’s big piece for chorus, soloists and orchestra takes over the NY concert scene. Kent Tritle, conductor of the Oratorio Society of NY and Musica Sacra, and host of the new “Choral Mix with Kent Tritle” on WQXR, updates us on all things "Messiah."
Cleveland Critic Loses Suit
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Donald Rosenberg, the classical music critic of Cleveland's The Plain Dealer, was pulled off his regular beat in 2008 after writing a number of pieces critical of the Cleveland Orchestra and specifically its music director, Franz Welser-Möst.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Anne Midgette, of The Washington Post, weighs in on Sting's new album, 'Symphonicity.'
Friday, June 25, 2010
A conversation about Michael Jackson and genre-blending music.
King of Pop Gets the Classical Treatment
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will present classical arrangements of Michael Jackson’s music, including songs from the Jackson Five and Thriller.
What's in an Encore?
Friday, April 02, 2010
Figure Skating's Greatest Hits... And Misses
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Business of Opera
Friday, January 15, 2010
Anne Midgette of The Washington Post talks about how opera houses are doing in the recession.
The Decade in Classical Music
Thursday, December 17, 2009
It was the decade when movie theaters started showing opera, and the LA Philharmonic hired a 28-year-old whose nickname was "The Dude" to run the show. Today, Critics' Week continues with a look at the decade in classical and opera music. Anne Midgette, chief classical music critic of the Washington ...