Meet the Women of the Chicago Black Renaissance Who Changed Classical Music Around the World
Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Irene Britton Smith, Nora Holt, and countless other women of color contributed to the Chicago Black Renaissance and changed classical music around the world.
‘The reach is exponentially larger’: How Kamala Sankaram Brings New Audiences, Stories to Opera
In the words of composer Kamala Sankaram, the opera 'Taking Up Serpents' is about “negotiating one’s faith in the modern world, particularly through the lens of women.”
La Vie Boheme: ‘Rent’ musical celebrates 25th anniversary
The musical celebrates its silver anniversary with an online gala featuring theater stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda and Neil Patrick Harris.
Boston Symphony Orchestra taps Gail Samuel as 1st female CEO
The current president of the Hollywood Bowl and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be the BSO's eighth president overall.
Cora Swenson Lee and Claire-Chung Lim Play Amy Beach and Ethel Smyth (Video)
On a frigid day in February, music by Amy Beach, Ethel Smyth, and Luise Adolpha Le Beau brought us comfort and warmth.
Jazz great Chick Corea with 23 Grammy Awards dies at 79
Corea, who won a staggering 23 Grammy Awards, pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.
One Year in, This Music Has Kept Joffrey Dancers Active and Inspired in the Pandemic (Playlist)
With this month's Boléro, a digital-only world premiere set to the piece of the same name by Ravel, Joffrey dancers are finally back to performing together.
New York Philharmonic launches on-demand streaming service
The New York Philharmonic has launched an on-demand video and audio streaming service Monday called NYPhil+.
New museum traces history of Black music across genres
A new music museum in Nashville is telling an important and often overlooked story about the roots of American popular music.
Faith, Identity, and Songs: Celebrating the Blackness of Gospel Music
Black people have used music and singing to tell the story of hope amid pain, promise amid peril, and immovable faith amid adversity. This playlist celebrates the uniqueness of Black thought and spirituality through the years.
Music helping Tony Bennett battle Alzheimer’s disease
Bennett was first diagnosed with the irreversible neurological disorder in 2016, but he continues to rehearse and twice a week. His wife says: "When he sings, he's the old Tony."
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