Slow music: Chord change in Germany of 639-year organ piece

Hundreds of fans attended a special kind of musical happening at a church in Germany: a chord change in an organ piece that is supposed to last for an entirety of 639 years.

COT Pivots to Digital, Expands Season

Chicago Opera Theater has revised its 2020-21 season with digital livestreams and additional performances.

Mozart meets COVID-19: Finnish opera adapts classic piece

“Covid fan tutte” is a satirical take on Mozart’s classic opera “Cosi fan tutte,” with an adapted contemporary story line that reflects the Nordic country’s coronavirus outbreak.

Musician Justin Townes Earle dead at age 38

Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, a leading performer of American roots music known for his introspective and haunting style, has died at age 38.

How does coronavirus spread at a concert? Germans do a test

German researchers studying the spread of the coronavirus packed a Leipzig arena with volunteers on Saturday, collecting data in a “real life” simulation of a pop concert with strict health and safety controls.