Composer Badie Khaleghian helped establish a four-year music program through the Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education in his native Iran Growing up in Kerman, Iran, composer Badie Khaleghian received his [...]
After Joe Feingold could no longer play his violin, he decided to donate it. He didn't realize that this simple act of kindness would change Brianna Perez's life.
Anoushka Shankar (Photo: Yuval Hen for Deutsche Grammophon) Sitarist and composer Anoushka Shankar has lived her life around the world. Born in London, a city she currently calls home, Shankar spent her [...]
Wrocław Opera's 2010 revival of Orefice's Chopin. (Source: photographytheatre) The music of Frédéric Chopin is beloved for its incredible lyricism. Italian composer Giacomo Orefice thought the Polish virtuoso’s works were [...]
Invitation to a Die-In by Nkeiru Okoye was commissioned to remember Trayvon Martin, pictured above In 2015, American police officers killed 346 black people, nearly one third of which were [...]
If you like to accompany your favorite pieces of classical music with a cocktail, try this drink that pairs perfectly with a sonata by Ravel.
"What the Jews did at Terezín was reach for the best of mankind to help them endure the worst of mankind. This is what the arts can do. This is what the arts do do," said conductor Murry Sidlin
Samuel Adams (Photo: Lenny Gonzalez) 31-year-old composer Samuel Adams didn’t yet have specific ideas in mind when he began his three-year residency with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra two years ago. [...]
Hear a rarely-heard live performance by Mahalia Jackson’s broadcast from the Morrison Hotel in 1975 courtesy of the Studs Terkel Radio Archive,
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced some of the lineup for its 2017-18 Harris Theater Presents performance series, which features the Monteverdi Choir, American Ballet Theatre, and the Mark Morris [...]