Concert

  • Star Attraction: Laura Benanti’s ties to GMCW extend beyond song and dance

    Laura Benanti remembers having a slight existential crisis as a kid. “What is this world that I live in? What is this horrible place where...

  • Ciao Bello

    For his swansong to the DC Different Drummers -- and to D.C. -- Joe Bello has put together a concert focused on dance. ''No, I...

  • The Passion of the Chorus

    ''There's no art form that stirs up passion in your heart like music,'' says Jeff Buhrman of the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington. ''You can...

  • Marvin's Room

    ''It was very heartbreaking for our whole company.'' Marissa McGowan is recalling the 2012 death of storied American composer Marvin Hamlisch. ''He meant so much...

  • Gay Garlands

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington will sing an ode to garland this weekend -- and we're not just talking about gay icon Judy. Yes,...

  • Lasting Legacy

    Already this fall there have been several local performances of Verdi's Requiem. The beloved masterwork, as Scott Tucker puts it, ''is often presented kind of...

  • Organ Transplant

    ''An organ in a concert hall has to have balls,'' says organ consultant Jeff Weiler. ''And the old organ was just whistling Dixie.'' The Kennedy...

  • Strike a Pose, Not a Chord

    Nobody wants to see a 54-year-old stripper. You might think Madonna didn't get that memo based on her performance in her latest road show, ''The...

  • Uking it Up

    ''Did you know we had 964 ukulele players last year?'' Marcy Marxer is reminiscing about the success of last year's UkeFest at Strathmore, which attracted...

  • Swing Time

    This summer, Steven Reineke will perform with Idina Menzel at Wolf Trap, supporting the Broadway and TV star with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops. But...