Yo-Yo Ma arrived in Boston Thursday morning to perform in a memorial service for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
When the venerable orchestra brings Bruckner's Eighth to NYC, listeners will hear an ensemble completely comfortable with the composer's quirks and thrills.
The conviction of the pianist and composer Fazil Say for blasphemy over a series of Twitter messages has drawn outrage from human rights campaigners and many media outlets.
For "Mad Men" viewers anticipating that a shift to 1968 in Season Six would bring a fresh batch of counter-cultural references, the show’s creators have so far managed to thwart any such expectations.
Isabel Leonard, a mezzo-soprano from New York City, has won this year’s Richard Tucker Award, given annually to a promising American opera singer.
Colin Davis, the president of the London Symphony Orchestra and that orchestra’s longest-serving conductor, died Sunday at age 85 after a short illness.
This Sunday, New York City Opera will perform at City Center on West 55th street for the first time since 1965. The homecoming happens as the company looks to forge a new identity.
When the soprano Natalie Dessay dropped out before Tuesday night’s performance of Giulio Cesare at the Metropolitan Opera, the company didn’t have to look far for a replacement.
Viewers can always count on Betty to supply some of the weirder, darker subplots on “Mad Men,” and the season six premiere Sunday night did not disappoint.
A violinist is accusing a Manhattan violin dealer of losing her 1837 violin while it was on consignment – by giving it out for trial to someone who never returned – according to a lawsuit.
Philadelphia Orchestra tubist Carol Jantsch names her five favorite pieces for the instrument and there’s not an “oom-pah” among them.
Phil Ramone, who died Saturday at age 79, was not only a Grammy winning pop producer and engineer. He also worked with artists including Luciano Pavarotti, Renee Fleming and Andre Previn.
Two things are certain about the classical music calendar: Handel at Christmas and Bach at Easter. For the final day of Bach 360°, read more about the Easter-themed works.
Bach's St. John Passion is among the great monuments of the choral literature but it is also controversial for its setting of the St. John Passion. Find out why and leave a comment.
In the New York real estate market, buyers and renters worry about space, light and location. Nearly 300 years ago J.S. Bach faced many of the same preoccupations when he moved to Leipzig.
This weekend, a musicians' website featured an open letter “to express our deep frustration and disappointment at our management’s cancellation of our East Coast tour.”
The Bach 360 festival continues with a focus on Bach's two books of 24 preludes and fugues, written to celebrate the modern system of tuning. Read about their "hidden" meanings and get a free download.
As we continue with our ten-day festival, we look at the colorful life of Bach, one full of full of professional intrigue, unjust treatment and domestic misfortune. Read more and get a free download.
Researchers from the University of Northumbria say they have found cognitive benefits from listening to the ubiquitous concertos.
The San Francisco Symphony's east coast tour, which was to include a two-night stand at Carnegie Hall, has been canceled as a result of its five-day-old strike.