May 23, 2024

The NSO continues to feel what one might term the Gianandrea Noseda effect, with a new level of offerings and programming in the second season of its new music director. Britten’s War Requiem with Karina Flores, Ian Bostridge and Matthias Goerne. A program of Vivaldi, Gesualdo, Dallapiccola and Rossini’s “Stabat Mater.” And, a guest performance, Verdi’s “I Vespri Siciliani,” with the forces of Noseda’s longtime musical home Teatro Regio Torino — just announced as one of the highlights of the Carnegie Hall season — is coming to Washington as well. It feels like moving into a new gear

Source: Kennedy Center’s classical season offers focus on Italy, Noseda