Superstorm Sandy has badly hobbled New Amsterdam – a nonprofit label home to a younger generation of composers and performers – destroying much of its CD inventory and equipment.
Bargemusic, the floating concert hall moored near the Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo, appears to have sustained only minimal damage during the storm’s relentless pounding.
Hurricane Sandy is not the only thing barreling through the East Coast this week. The Mariinsky Orchestra has been on a breathless tour that's audacious even by the company's own go-for-broke standards.
Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the tri-state region to close their doors Monday.
The American Ballet Theater said on Thursday that it has signed a three-year contract to perform at the David H. Koch Theater, ending the company's 15-year perch at New York City Center.
Conductor Alan Gilbert has extended his contract with the New York Philharmonic, through the 2016-2017 season. He discusses his plans with Jeff Spurgeon.
Zubin Mehta has experienced a lot with the Israel Philharmonic, where he holds the title of music director for life. He describes the collectively-run ensemble as like a boisterous, opinionated family.
Stalled contract negotiations in Minnesota, a startling economic report and some lighthearted Halloween programming are among the developments in the orchestra world this week.
Four months after the Delaware Symphony Orchestra announced that it was suspending its operations, the orchestra says it will resume concerts in January 2013.
Newsweek announced Thursday that it will end its print edition. The newsweekly introduced general audiences to classical superstars like Bernstein and Pavarotti.
Jeanne Lamon, music director of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, says she will retire in 2014, ending a 33-year run at the helm of one of the more adventurous early-music groups on the world stage.
In this season of discontent, it can be hard to keep up with the changes so we're introducing Orchestra Watch, a new weekly look at the country’s hotspots.
On Saturday, 142 years after his death, a crowd of about a hundred turned out for the unveiling of a new statue at Louis Moreau Gottschalk's grave in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
New album covers by the pianists Lang Lang and Alessio Bax raise an age-old question pianists face when confronted with a camera: What should they do with their hands?
A job offer for the Tokyo Symphony is delivered after a concert on the way to the airport.
Howard H. Scott, a producer known for his recordings of the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, pianist Glenn Gould and violinist Isaac Stern, has died.
Movies on the Radio begins a month-long series devoted to horror film soundtracks that “chill spines.” But just what is it that causes a piece of music to create a tingling in the spine?
The lengths that presenters and orchestras will go to present a piece by Karlheinz Stockhausen.
The flutist Claire Chase, bow maker Benoit Rolland and mandolin player Chris Thile are among the recipients of this year's "genius grants."
It is one of classical music's hardiest creatures, repeatedly set loose across concert halls, recording studios and the landscape of popular entertainment.