Monday, April 4, 2011

Timely reads

Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Bill Lohmann catches up with Kate Lindsey, the Richmond-bred, globe-trotting mezzo-soprano returning to one of her professional launch pads, Wolf Trap in Northern Virginia, on April 8:

The Washington Post’s Anne Midgette profiles Ricky Ian Gordon, composer of “Rappahannock County,” a music-theater work on the Civil War, premiering on April 12 in Norfolk in a Virginia Arts Festival-Virginia Opera production:

Also from Midgette, a profile of the librettist of “Rappahannock County,” Mark Campbell:

Rashod Ollison of The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk) profiles BJ Leiderman, the Virginia Beach-based composer who is best-known for his signature tunes for many popular public-radio programs: