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.
The Parsons School and the Baltimore Symphony sought to create new concepts for fashionable orchestra attire. Here's how it turned out.
Elizabeth Bishop is expected to join the few who have sung two major roles in a single day at the Metropolitan Opera.
For his walk-up music for his at-bats, Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder has the public-address system at Comerica Park play the Mozart Requiem.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tuesday announced its 2013-14 season of concerts and lectures, one that expands the number of events taking place in the museum’s galleries.
Janos Starker, the Hungarian-born cellist synonymous with refinement as well as pedagogy, having taught thousands of cellists, died Sunday at his home in Bloomington, IN. He was 88 years old.
Harry Bicket, the British star of the early music movement, is to be the next chief conductor of Santa Fe Opera, starting in October.
Sometime in 1958 – amid the launch of the first Sputnik satellite, the invention of the laser and the debut of the hula-hoop – arrived Everest Records. It returns this week.