Russia wants Tchaikovsky music for anthem at Tokyo Olympics

Russia wants to use music by 19th-century composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky as its replacement anthem for the Tokyo Olympics.

Recording Registry adds albums by Janet Jackson, Nas

Louis Armstrong’s jazzy “When the Saints Go Marching In” is another of the 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.

A hopeful pandemic note: Tanglewood music festival to resume

The Boston Symphony Orchestra hasn’t played live for fans since the coronavirus pandemic hit a year ago, but it’s returning to the stage in July for the outdoor Tanglewood festival.

James Levine, who ruled over Met Opera, dead at age 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his health declined and then fired for sexual improprieties, has died.

Ravinia Is Back: Festival Announces Plans For Live Music in 2021 Season

The Ravinia Festival today announced its plans to reopen in July for a 2021 summer music season comprised of classical, popular, and chamber music. The 2020 season was canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.