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An impressive cast at the Juilliard School, performing an English translation of Janacek’s “Katya Kabanova,” brings special intensity to a rustic tragedy.
The 20-year-old Atlanta artist came to New York for a trip that demonstrated how quickly the internet can change a rapper’s life.
Mr. Gooding, the father of the Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., rose to fame as the lead singer of the rhythm-and-blues group the Main Ingredient.
The two rappers recall an earlier time in the genre’s history, in terms of aesthetics and politics. How do they fit in today? A panel discussion, on Popcast.
A “Marriage of Figaro” update, jewel-box Sondheim and vertiginous silences were among the highlights.
This Japanese musician and composer, who created the score for “The Revenant,” is releasing his 16th solo album and first in eight years, “async.”
Timo Andres’s piano concerto “The Blind Banister,” performed by Jonathan Biss and conducted by Courtney Lewis, is inspired by a Beethoven cadenza.
The new-music collective appears at Zankel Hall and is preparing for its annual marathon, on May 6, at the Brooklyn Museum.
Prince, Perfume Genius, Juana Molina and more: hear the new tracks that caught our critics' attention this week.
The master drummer Torgbui Midawo Gideon Foli Alorwoyie, high priest of the Ewe cult and a teacher of Steve Reich, is sustaining his traditions in Texas.
The music mastermind behind the virtual band explains how President Trump, Chicago house music and a vibrant cast fueled the group’s fifth album.
Natalia Paruz is the Saw Lady, having been busking in the subways with her musical saw for 20 years.
From performances for “six people in a loft” to “O Superman,” MTV fame, and her time with Lou Reed, the artist reflects on her many years in New York.
On each song on Ms. Bryan’s debut EP, “So Far,” she refracts country music through a slightly different prism.
A visit to the rock star’s compound-turned-museum, where a team is organizing all of his belongings as it prepares for the one-year anniversary of his death.
There are over 7,000 objects, 120 guitars, 2,000 pairs shoes and zero pairs of flats. Angie Marchese has been working at Paisley Park to catalog and preserve the objects that belonged to Prince, who died April 21, 2016.
At the University of Tennessee Knoxville, an honors seminar on the country music star was conceived as a fresh approach to 20th century history.
A year after he died, Prince is more available online than ever. This poses a tricky question for fans: Is it a betrayal to enjoy this stuff?
The actor and comedian will perform “New Worlds,” a program that pairs him with classical musicians including Jan Vogler, at Carnegie Hall in October.
“Louis Riel,” considered the great Canadian opera, is being staged in Toronto to explore the nation’s relationship with its indigenous population.
Six previously unreleased Prince songs are scheduled to come out on the anniversary of the singer’s death — unless a lawsuit blocks them.
Hayley Williams and her band, who haven’t released an album since 2013, return with “After Laughter.”
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival will include a staged version of Hans Zender’s orchestration of Schubert’s “Winterreise.”
On paper, this six-piece New Jersey band shouldn’t work, but its blend of country and emo somehow does.
Our critic finds that an inspiring leader has left the Los Angeles Philharmonic in peerless artistic shape.
Endlessly exploring his instrument, Mr. Holdsworth played in seminal bands, including Soft Machine, before making a series of solo albums.
Ms. Moy was a Motown record producer who helped write hits like “My Cherie Amour” and “Uptight (Everything’s Alright).”
The project, the Global Jukebox, has more than 6,000 songs from 1,000 cultures — including many songs from Lomax’s personal collection.
Nadine Sierra, 28, started getting noticed when she was only in high school. Now she’s won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award and its $50,000 prize.
Mr. Yun, a Korean composer who later lived in West Berlin, explored questions of identity. Events this season will mark the centenary of his birth.
Ms. Weilerstein, set to perform all six of Bach’s solo cello suites in a single concert on Saturday, chooses her favorite page of the score.