Music’s New Dimension: How Spatial Audio is Changing Classical Music

Professional musicians are constantly evolving their craft. And so are the engineers and technicians recording and producing their music.

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Free Movie Honors Hildegard von Bingen, A Trailblazing Composer & Nun

A 12th-century abbess gifted with extraordinary skills in medicine, science, and music.

Krakow cancels Roger Waters gigs, urges him to visit Ukraine

Waters has expressed a sympathetic stance toward Russia in its war against Ukraine.

Pharoah Sanders, influential jazz saxophonist, dies at 81

Sanders, who launched his career playing alongside John Coltrane in the 1960s, died in Los Angeles early Saturday.

Early Streisand nightclub recording remastered for release

The performances were intended to become Barbra Streisand's first album, but instead many of the songs were redone and released as her Grammy-winning self-titled debut album in 1963.

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

Instead of a kitchen appliance, Will Sideri stumbled upon a framed document hanging on a wall. It had elaborate script in Latin, along with musical notes and gold flourishes. A sticker said 1285 AD.

Musical Tails: 6 Composers Who Wrote Music for Pets

Meet the incredible pets who inspired some of our favorite music!

Video: James Conlon & Johnny Gandelsman Reflect on Music of the Holocaust

WFMT interviews conductor James Conlon, a tireless advocate for composers silenced by the Nazi regime, and musician Johnny Gandelsman, who produced the soundtrack to 'The US and the Holocaust.'

Elton John to perform at White House on Friday

The audience will include teachers, nurses, students, gay rights advocates, and others.

Music for Her Majesty: Important Musical Moments in the Life of Queen Elizabeth II of England

Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96. In memoriam, we take a look at the royal monarch's life through a musical lens...

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ to close on Broadway next year

Broadway's longest-running show is scheduled to close in February 2023, less than a month after its 35th anniversary.

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