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.
Why did so many members of the Vienna Philharmonic join the Nazi party in the 1930s? The lead historian behind the recent report offers some clues.
A week before a scheduled East Coast tour that is to include two concerts at Carnegie Hall, the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony are on strike.
The Manhattan School of Music said on Wednesday that James Gandre will be its new president. He will oversee planning for the school's centenary in 2018.
Almost half of the musicians in the Vienna Philharmonic during World War II were members of the Nazi party, and 13 members were driven out for being Jewish or married to Jews.
Musicians in the San Francisco Symphony, frustrated with bargaining over a new contract, voted to authorize a strike on Wednesday night. The vote comes just before a scheduled East Coast tour which includes two performances at Carnegie Hall.
Gustavo Dudamel attended the funeral of President Hugo Chávez in Caracas on Friday, conducting the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra in the country's National Anthem.
The passing of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez on Tuesday has not only left a leadership vacuum but brought a tinge of uncertainty to one of the country’s most admired cultural products.
The New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa will be joining the bluebloods on "Downton Abbey," PBS said in a statement over the weekend.
Ensemble Matheus is one of the rare ensembles that can claim to have played in all of Paris's opulent concert halls — as well as an outdoor rock festival.