The San Francisco Symphony beats the Minnesota Orchestra, which had been considered a sentimental favorite because of its bitter and protracted labor dispute.
James DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors to have a major career, despite two significant physical ailments, died Friday in Scottsdale, AZ.
Just two women conductors are scheduled to appear in New York's major concert halls next season. Why aren't there more?
Continuing an annual tradition, we spotlight the Super Bowl commercials that feature classical music soundtracks and themes.
In 1978, mayor Edward I. Koch invited Aaron Copland to Gracie Mansion after hearing that the composer had never been there. "But you were born in Brooklyn and are one of our great composers," Koch exclaimed. "I am shocked!"
A long history of black involvement with the concert hall precedes contemporary developments. View our timeline, which includes more than 200 years worth of events.
Carnegie Hall announced Thursday its 2013-14 season which will feature a three-week winter festival, “Vienna: City of Dreams,” featuring a seven-concert residency by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
At a press conference Tuesday to announce its 2013-14 season, the New Jersey Symphony wasn't discussing the recent resignation of its president and CEO.
Film directors and biographers have tried, with mixed results, to portray the reclusive and brilliant pianist Martha Argerich. Now, her filmmaker daughter is giving it a shot.
The New York Philharmonic on Wednesday announced a 2013-14 season that seems to aim for maximum variety.
The Colorado Quartet, which is based in New York City, said on Tuesday that it will disband in May, quietly ending a 30-year history of tours, recordings and teaching residences.
A three-year, multimillion-dollar deal between the Sydney Opera House and Etihad Airways has raised concerns that the World Heritage-listed arts complex will be renamed.
Along with New York politicos and influence peddlers, a string quartet from Rochester is heading to the nation's capital for President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Monday.
Houston becomes the latest opera company to put a ring on it next season. The announcement comes as the Houston Symphony gets a new conductor.
The violinist Itzhak Perlman will give a concert with Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, the cantor from the Park East Synagogue in the Barclay's Center next month.
The Philadelphia Orchestra has a new conductor this season: the 37-year-old Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Richard Dare has quit his new post at the New Jersey Symphony after questions about his personal and professional past emerged in a lengthy New York Times investigation.
A man who found a violin among some trash by the side of the road in San Antonio, TX, has learned that the instrument is a 1922 Giuseppe Pedrazzini violin.
Eight weeks after Sandy, the offices of New Amsterdam Records, an independent record label in Red Hook, Brooklyn, remain battered.
David Finlayson, the second trombonist in the New York Philharmonic, gives us an instrument's-eye view by attaching a GoPro camera to his trombone slide.