Laura Kaminsky, New York-based composer of contemporary chamber, vocal, and orchestral music, with social-political topics like environment and war

Anne Midgette includes “As One” among 2015’s most memorable performances in The Washington Post’s year-end review

Anne Midgette includes "As One" among 2015's most memorable performances in The Washington Post's year-end review

December 24, 2015 by Anne Midgette, The Washington Post
“It’s all about the music: The year’s memorable performances include, in no particular order, Herbert Blomstedt’s radiant Beethoven “Eroica”with the National Symphony Orchestra; John Eliot Gardiner’s exuberant period “Orfeo;” Stephen Hough’s solo recital for Washington Performing Arts; Laura Kaminsky’s thoughtful opera “As One” at Urban Arias; Lang Lang’s Grieg concerto with the NSO; Anne Sofie von Otter’s quirky and delightful recital at the Library of Congress; the phenomenal Marliss Petersen’s final “Lulus” at the Metropolitan Opera; Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony in Mason Bates’s new “Anthology of Fantastic Zoology” and an unforgettable performance of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth; and, above all, “Appomattox” at the Washington National Opera.”

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