The New York Grand Opera Company has scrapped its two summer opera performances in Central Park, citing the weather.
Welsh crossover singer Katherine Jenkins, who in 2008 signed what is believed to be the biggest classical recording deal in history, has parted ways with her label, Warner Brothers.
For audiences accustomed to the lighter, friendlier style of contemporary music that is customary among American orchestras, this festival may provide a bracing jolt.
With the introduction of the nation’s largest bike-sharing program on Monday, New Yorkers now have another way to attempt making the concert on time.
Whether you're headed to Cape Cod, the Hamptons or points upstate, summer is the season for music festivals. Here are 15 highlights. Consult our map to find the quickest getaway route
Henri Dutilleux, one of France’s leading composers, died Wednesday in Paris at the age of 97. His death came on the bicentennial of Richard Wagner's birth.
The Metropolitan Opera's resident ballet company is no more. The company has decided to disband the troupe, which has been dwindling in numbers, from 16 in 2011 to 8 presently.
The composer Nathan Currier can go ahead with a lawsuit against the Brooklyn Philharmonic, which ended the premiere of his oratorio mid-performance at Lincoln Center.
According to a study by the University of California, Berkeley, we are hardwired to associate anything from Ravel to Radiohead with a particular hue from the color spectrum.
The hardest-working maestro in show business returned to the podium on Sunday after a two-year absence. We look at why opera fans are so intrigued with James Levine.
The Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf has faced mounting scrutiny for canceling a controversial Nazi-themed production of Wagner's Tannhäuser last week.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra on Thursday named Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons as its next music director, ending a two-year search.
NASA’s Messenger probe recently became the first spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury, having completed an extended two-year mission in March.
It's becoming clearer what David Finckel, the outgoing cellist of the Emerson Quartet, has planned for his post-quartet career.
Was the opera house in Düsseldorf right to cancel its Nazi-themed Tannhauser? When do radical updates of operas go too far? Listen and tell us what you think.
It's tough to be a European carmaker right now. But officials at Volkswagen are counting on a happier tune when the Philharmonic performs at its Dresden factory.
The return of "The Great Gatsby" to cinemas comes just as composer John Harbison's opera adaptation getting some fresh attention in concert halls. Coincidence?
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's performances at the 2013 Spring for Music festival represent a dramatic reversal of fortunes, and one that can only happen among modern-day American orchestras.