NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic will resume subscription performances in September following a historic 18-month gap caused by the coronavirus pandemic, presenting a shortened schedule of 78 concerts in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall while the orchestra’s home is remodeled.
MILAN (AP) — Before the pandemic, students at Italy's oldest and largest music conservatory were always told to move “closer, closer, closer” when they played together.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops traditional Fourth of July live show is returning this year but with some significant changes, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Friday.
The Metropolitan Opera showed a tax return revealing it is $31 million in the black during the fiscal year that ended last July 31, but the company said the figure included mostly pledges for future years.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra has engaged a new executive director.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Danny Elfman started creating music during quarantine, what came out was a surprise even to him.
In its heyday, the Lakeport Opera House in Laconia served as a performance venue, dance hall, even a speakeasy.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Budapest Festival Orchestra wants its audience back.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will resume performances in October following a 1 1/2-year closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic but with a limited schedule of recitals and small ensembles until large orchestras return in January.
MILAN (AP) — Milan’s famed Teatro alla Scala on Monday announced a 2021-22 season of 13 operas, seven ballets and numerous concerts as Italy’s most important theater looks toward a gradual removal of pandemic restrictions.
Chick Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre, has died. He was 79.
Watching “A Clockwork Orange,” it makes sense that the soundtrack features classical music twisted into something off-kilter, dark and modern. Enter Carlos, a pioneer of electronic music who brings her style to classical tunes, making them both majestic and alarming.
It has been scientifically proven that animals become calmer when they listen to classical music. The Humane Society of Carroll County, Maryland, plays classical music at their shelter for the dogs and cats in their care. However, talk radio, news programs, loud rock and rap music agitates animals — and sometimes humans! This station plays classical music 24 hours a day and the announcers have very soothing and pleasant voices. You might even recognize some of music from your childhood as tunes you heard on cartoon shows!
BLOOMINGTON — The musicians from the ensemble Black Violin understand the apprehension audiences may have before they begin to play.
BOSTON — America's oldest performing arts group is looking for a child who was literally wowed by a recent classical music concert.
DECATUR — The Decatur Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its final concerts with two shows on Monday and Tuesday.
BOGOTA, Colombia — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros.
DECATUR — Richard Kubow has a different approach to teaching music: reading notes, as well as listening by ear.
DECATUR — Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra conductor Sergey Bogza wanted the music for the ensemble's upcoming concert to captivate families.
DECATUR – Sophia loves people, and if she has a chance to spend time with them, toys and food hold no charms.
Bill Murray is set to go on tour with a chamber music trio for a program of songs and literary readings.