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    Listen to 10 Definitive Gregg Allman Songs

    Listen to 10 Definitive Gregg Allman Songs


    Gregg Allman’s music became a foundation for both southern rock and the extrapolations of jam...

    Gregg Allman, who died Saturday, stirred all of the mythic South into his music. Here’s a sampling, mostly recorded with the Allman Brothers Band.
    Ariana Grande to Perform a Benefit Concert in Manchester

    Ariana Grande to Perform a Benefit Concert in Manchester


    Ariana Grande wrote in a letter to fans that she will return to Manchester to stage a benefit concert to raise money for the victims of the...

    In a long note posted on her social media accounts, the pop singer offered condolences and thanked her fans for their compassion and support.
    Review: A Fast-Rising Czech Conductor Leads the Philharmonic

    Review: A Fast-Rising Czech Conductor Leads the Philharmonic


    The Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa made his debut with the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen...

    Jakub Hrusa, 35, performed works by Dvorak and Janacek at David Geffen Hall, including Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich.
    The Saturday Profile: From Heavy Metal Frontman to Taiwan’s Parliament

    The Saturday Profile: From Heavy Metal Frontman to Taiwan’s Parliament


    Freddy Lim, a member of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, inside his office in Taipei in December. He put his career as a frontman of the heavy metal band Chthonic on pause to take on the...

    Freddy Lim left the “Black Sabbath of Asia” to start the New Power Party, which mixes liberal politics with a nationalist soft spot for President Trump.
    Shakira Finds Liberation, One Song at a Time

    Shakira Finds Liberation, One Song at a Time


    Shakira in New York this month. Her new album, “El Dorado,” was released on...

    The songs in Spanish on this Colombian star’s new album, “El Dorado,” bring back her playfulness. The track “Chantaje” already has 1.5 billion streams.
    Trump Has Changed a Night at the Opera, Too

    Trump Has Changed a Night at the Opera, Too


    From left, Samarie Alicea, José Adán Pérez, Ethan Herschenfeld and Sahoko Sato Timpone in “¡Figaro! (90210)” at the Duke on 42nd Street. Political strands in familiar works have been popping out with new resonance in a series of recent...

    Political strands within familiar works have been popping out with startling resonance in a series of recent performances, our critic writes.
    Classical Music in NYC This Week

    Classical Music in NYC This Week


    The American bass-baritone Eric Owens will lend his voice to New York Philharmonic performances of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold,” part of Alan Gilbert’s final season as music director. See listing...

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
    Finding Songs Hidden in Britain’s Thankful Villages

    Finding Songs Hidden in Britain’s Thankful Villages


    Darren Hayman recording tenor guitar in Harley, a village in Shropshire,...

    Darren Hayman released four albums with the indie band Hefner. Now he writes songs about the communities whose soldiers all returned home safely from World War I.
    From Silence to Noise: Rauschenberg’s Influence on Music

    From Silence to Noise: Rauschenberg’s Influence on Music


    David Lang and Jody Elff performing “After David Tudor (Homage to Fluorescent Sound)” at MoMA with the New School’s Ensemble...

    Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, a music critic, and Jason Farago, who writes about art, discuss concerts inspired by MoMA’s Rauschenberg show.
    Grateful Dead Documentary: A Four-Hour Jam on Jerry Garcia’s World

    Grateful Dead Documentary: A Four-Hour Jam on Jerry Garcia’s World


    From left, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, performing in 1968 in San Francisco in the documentary “Long Strange...

    Amir Bar-Lev’s “Long Strange Trip” strives to evoke the band’s spirit while making a fresh argument about its place in American culture.
    City Opera, No Longer Broke, Will Finally Stage ‘Brokeback Mountain’

    City Opera, No Longer Broke, Will Finally Stage ‘Brokeback Mountain’


    The tenor Tom Randle, left, and the bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch, in a preview of the “Brokeback Mountain” opera in 2014 in...

    Now out of bankruptcy, New York City Opera will present “Brokeback Mountain,” which it commissioned nearly a decade ago, in its 2017-18 season.
    You May Not Know Jack Antonoff. But You Probably Love His Music.

    You May Not Know Jack Antonoff. But You Probably Love His Music.


    The producer and songwriter Jack Antonoff at his home studio in Brooklyn. The album “Gone Now” from his band, Bleachers, is out in...

    Mr. Antonoff, who is a producer and songwriter for the likes of Lorde and Taylor Swift, has a new album as Bleachers.
    After Bombing, Ariana Grande Suspends Her Tour

    After Bombing, Ariana Grande Suspends Her Tour


    Ariana Grande is suspending her “Dangerous Woman” tour following the bombing in Manchester,...

    The pop singer was to play at the O2 arena in London on Thursday and Friday, but has suspended her tour until at least June 5.
    ‘Transparent,’ the Musical: Coming Soon?

    ‘Transparent,’ the Musical: Coming Soon?


    Judith Light on “Transparent,” performing a one-woman show in the Season 3 finale as Shelly...

    Faith Soloway, a writer for the Amazon series who is the sister of its creator, will present the show “Should ‘Transparent’ Become a Musical?” at Joe’s Pub.
    A Mahler Focus for the Met Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen

    A Mahler Focus for the Met Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen


    The conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen will lead the Met Orchestra’s traditional post-opera-season outing at Carnegie...

    Programs at Carnegie Hall will focus on vocal works. Matthew Polenzani and Susan Graham are among the stars on the calendar.
    Unbuttoned: The Lessons of Rihanna

    Unbuttoned: The Lessons of Rihanna


    Rihanna, center, was honored at the Parsons School of Design benefit this...

    The singer has gone from fashion plate to fashion force in under five years. But is her success a new paradigm or a paradox?
    What Ariana Grande Represents to Her Fans

    What Ariana Grande Represents to Her Fans


    Ariana Grande performing at Madison Square Garden in February during her “Dangerous Woman”...

    The singer is self-assured, talented and proudly feminine, with a loyal fan base that rallied to her side after the Manchester bombing with the hashtag #ThisIsNotYourFaultAriana.
    Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival

    Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival


    “The Fountainhead,” directed by Ivo van Hove and staged by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, will run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in November as part of the...

    The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.
    At Moogfest, Untamed Sounds and Futuristic Protests

    At Moogfest, Untamed Sounds and Futuristic Protests


    Camae Ayewa, a musician who records as Moor Mother, playing a four-hour set at Moogfest in Durham,...

    This year, the festival in Durham, N.C., stayed nerdy, featured women and sought a more diverse future.
    Harry Styles Becomes 2nd One Direction Member With a Solo No. 1

    Harry Styles Becomes 2nd One Direction Member With a Solo No. 1


    Harry Styles’s self-titled debut solo album opened at the top of the Billboard album...

    The singer’s self-titled album debuted at the top of the Billboard chart. The Zac Brown Band followed at No. 2, and Logic dropped 10 spots to No. 11.