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Jeremy Geffen, part of Carnegie’s artistic planning team for 12 years, will lead Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley.
A German bass-baritone who was called one of the 20th century’s most important interpreters of his countryman. He was also prized for his acting.
Two documentaries try to unpack a spectacular scheme by Billy McFarland, now in prison, who used social media to sell a music festival in the Bahamas.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin decisively conveys the subliminal intensity that courses through Debussy’s “Pelléas et Mélisande.”
The English musician’s style has seeped into pop’s commercial mainstream. On his fourth album, his greatest challenges are his own past and a new lyrical frontier: intimacy.
Her performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” made her a Broadway legend.
The musician, a 15-time winner herself, takes over from James Corden a year after the Grammys faced backlash over gender diversity.
The 15-year-old institution is known for its size and scope. But a new Half Marathon provided an opportunity to stop and savor that informed the entire festival.
Mr. Pearlman’s ARP synthesizers were once ubiquitous in pop and electronic music. By the mid-1970s, they commanded 40 percent of the market.
Openly gay performing arts leaders are still rare. So it was a breath of fresh air to chat about coming out and Celine Dion with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his partner.
Dan Sanchez, editorial lead for our new voice initiative — which enables you to “hear the news,” straight from Times journalists, via Alexa — answers questions about what that conversation could be like.
Ms. King sang on hits by the Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt and even Lynyrd Skynyrd. Bob Dylan called her his “ultimate singing partner.”
The New York rapper’s “Hoodie SZN” set a record — for the lowest number of copies sold the week it reached the top of the chart.
Ms. Mitchell’s appointment, to a position once held by Geri Allen, suggests a new level of acceptance for avant-garde musicians in the academy.
The N.F.L. officially released the lineup as Scott announced a $500,000 donation to the social justice group Dream Corps to head off criticism.
The show’s creator hopes its 17-day run in San Juan will call attention to the struggling island’s needs as well as its riches.
The tribute makes Elliott only the third rapper to be inducted into the organization, following Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.
Many people have called for repercussions against the R&B star following a documentary about his treatment of women, but legal and commercial hurdles stand in the way.
His was the defining voice of 2018. What’s next for this Puerto Rican new-pop superstar?
Mr. Jarman, who played numerous reed and woodwind instruments, drew inspiration not only from jazz and blues but also from world music, ritual and folklore.
The release of a recording of an underrated composer and a Schubert recital were among the highlights.
Songs by rising artists like Sam Fender and Henry Jamison, and the bands Idles and As It Is, protest old notions of manhood.
In two weeks of programs, our critic found that the orchestra’s sound had taken on a hard edge, disrupting some of music’s most glorious moments.
Animals from the American Folk Art Museum share a habitat with paintings from Fountain House Gallery that embrace a similar theme.
The eminence of improvisation and contemporary composition is finishing a five-day opera, and preparing for the release of a new 12-album set.
The 25-year-old, who was hailed as a pioneer in the genre of trap music, was shot by unknown gunmen in San Juan around dawn on Thursday.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Ted Rosenthal’s work, presented by New York City Opera and the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene, has some compelling elements but an uneven score.
It speaks to the high quality of the Met these days that stumbling performances like “Aida” this week are rare. “Carmen” also returned to the stage.
At Bushwick Starr, Diana Oh and her team of “super queero heart questers” welcome guests to a night of dance-filled revelry. (Yes, there’s a sleepover option.)
She pledged to pull the collaboration, “Do What U Want,” from iTunes after a documentary detailed sexual abuse allegations against the R&B singer.
The 22-year-old English musician Jordan Cardy sends up authority and celebrates slackerdom in songs that combine the energy of punk with the storytelling of hip-hop.