Dudamel gets 7-minute ovation after 1st NY Philharmonic concert since music director decision
He agreed in February to a five-year contract as New York’s artistic and music director starting in 2026-2027.
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Video Premiere: Exciting Brass Ensemble The Westerlies Plays ‘This is Water’
How a speech by David Foster Wallace inspired a new triptych for brass quartet.
Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96
Belafonte stands as the model and the epitome of the celebrity activist. Few kept up with his time and commitment and none his stature as a meeting point among Hollywood, Washington and the civil rights movement.
Solti Foundation US Announces 2023 Conducting Award Recipient
The $30k grant is reserved for rising conductors and is given to further the recipient’s career and artistic development.
50 Years of COT: Anniversary Season Boasts Shostakovich, Heggie, Premieres, and More
Three mainstage operas, three additional special events, and all six titles are Chicago premieres.
Superstar Baritone Nathan Gunn on American Opera, Stage Presence, and Versatility
“My job as a singer, if I’m doing my job correctly, is no different than what a curator does with a beautiful work of art.”
‘The Phantom of the Opera’ closes on Broadway after 35 years
It was show No. 13,981 at the Majestic Theatre and it ended with a reprise of "The Music of the Night" performed by the current cast, previous actors in the show.
Mario, Mariah, Madonna added to National Recording Registry
The Library of Congress selects the titles for preservation for their cultural and historic importance to the American soundscape.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Life and Times?
Composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff lived at the crossroads of continents, centuries, and cultures. How well do you know the strange and changing times Rachmaninoff lived in?
Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto dies at 71
Sakamoto was a pioneer in electronics music of the late 1970s.
Rachmaninoff 150: A Celebration
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birth, acclaimed musicians discuss and perform his compositions.
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