Best of classical music 2018: Amid the turbulence, moments to savor

The Washington Post | December 7, 2018

“This passionate, uneven, desert-island raging against death deserves to be at the top of a list in any case. But this year, not one, but two D.C. performances made it onto my lifelong best-ever list. Gianandrea Noseda’s reading with the National Symphony Orchestra and the combined forces of the Choral Arts Society and the Washington Chorus was like nothing I had expected from him: gracious and lithe and buoyant and quietly eloquent. ” – Anne Midgette