In a 65-year career, Mike Wallace took on presidents, tyrants, celebrities and other important historical figures. He also went into uncharted territory with some of the biggest names in classical music.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced its 2012-13 season of concerts, lectures and other performing arts events on Thursday, the first programmed by Limor Tomer.
Watch this performance of Scarbo and tell us what you think: Is it the hardest piece ever? If not, what’s more difficult?
New Jersey has, in recent times, been mostly a backwater when it comes to start-up orchestras that specialize in contemporary programming and offbeat formats. But no longer.
The play "The Morini Strad" explores the uneasy bond that develops between an ornery former violin prodigy and a violin maker whom she hires to restore and sell her precious Stradivarius.
Manhattan School of Music president Robert Sirota announced Wednesday he will step down this fall in order to devote more time to composing.
What if “Hunger Games” had used classical music? After all, it’s been done in many post-apocalyptic films from “A Clockwork Orange” to “V for Vendetta” and “Children of Men." Take our poll.
Mice with heart transplants survived nearly twice as long if they listened to classical music than pop tunes after an operation, according to Japanese researchers.
When Les Violons du Roy present Bach's St. John Passion at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, they'll take on a work that's admired for its sweeping drama but also disputed for its texts.
Intermission during a choral music concert at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday featured more than the usual chitchat, pricey drinks and hurried trips to the restroom.
The American Idol of Opera, the Met's National Council Auditions, concluded on Sunday afternoon, yielding five winners from nine finalists.
As musicians staged a rally in front of Lincoln Center Tuesday night, the dance company said that it doesn't currently have the resources to support it.
Anyone who has gotten a chuckle from the pretensions of avant-garde music or the formalized rituals of orchestral concerts will surely recognize the humor in a film comedy from Sweden called "Sound of Noise.”
French period-instrument group L'Arpeggiata keeps feet in both the classical and the folk camps. Get a free download here.
Lately the orchestra world's list of veteran conductors on the disabled list has been notably high, even for a profession that makes big demands on one's physical stamina.
In the wake of the fracas over the authorship of his orchestral piece Sidereus, Osvaldo Golijov has broken his silence in an interview with the New York Times.
Ricardo Morales, the incoming principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, has resigned, citing family reasons.
Here’s a closer look at the different ways in which they are marketing their first seasons on the road.
The conductor Valery Gergiev has made what appears to be a campaign ad for Vladimir Putin, who is expected to win Sunday's contentious presidential elections in Russia.