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Opera at Lincoln Center is in the midst of a cultural shift. To know its institutional memory, look to those wearing the tuxedos with the burgundy lapels.
Taylor Swift’s new record deal, weird props for sale and more from Monday’s TV, music and movie news.
The artist may have won acclaim for “The Clock,” but at a festival in England his music is the object of attention.
Sweden is one of Europe’s least religious countries. Pastors there are using pop and rock music at Masses to try to attract a younger crowd.
The arrest was the latest and most serious in a string of legal problems for the 22-year-old rapper and Instagram star.
After more than a decade on the Nashville-based Big Machine Records, Swift is moving on, securing ownership of her master recordings with her label.
The activist folk singer Victor Jara was murdered in the days after a 1973 coup that brought Gen. Augusto Pinochet to power. A quest for his killers led to a Florida courtroom.
Kaija Saariaho’s “Only the Sound Remains” was a highlight of the festival’s final week, which also included the Latvian Radio Choir and Les Arts Florissants.
The premiere of Gyorgy Kurtag's Beckett-inspired opera in Milan and the White Light Festival at Lincoln Center were among the highlights.
The tug of war between how the genre advertises itself and how it’s actually evolving is growing more tense.
A new edition of Julius Eastman’s Symphony No. 2, dedicated to a former lover in the early 1980s, will have its premiere by the Mannes Orchestra.
We take a look at Puccini’s visits and premieres, as his “Il Trittico” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, where it had its premiere a century ago.
The Austrian festival has announced that operas exploring the myths of Oedipus, Medea and Orpheus will be on the bill next summer.
Gyorgy Kurtag’s adaptation of Beckett’s play has been a decade in the making, and it stands with the best music of his career.
Still touring, Dylan is more enigmatic now than ever; see him next at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan for seven gigs.
When singers move well, opera’s physical side becomes related to choreography, connecting humans to music in terms of space, time and meaning.
Step inside the mind of one of America’s great virtuosos, thanks to a vast archive of his personal writings, home recordings and artistic collages.
He and Buck Owens were hosts of a long-running prime-time TV variety show that helped bring country music into mainstream American pop culture.
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.
The baritone Mariusz Kwiecien fell ill during Bizet’s opera on Wednesday. His replacement, Alexander Birch Elliott, 32, made his Met debut.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its plans for next summer at Tanglewood, its bucolic summer home in the Berkshires.
The music of Florence Price, who reached a milestone in 1933 but spent decades in obscurity, will be published by G. Schirmer.
“Amazing Grace” captures the two nights the Queen of Soul recorded her stunning 1972 live album. Watching her process feels like an act of worship.
For nearly two decades, R&B took a back seat as rap grew into a cultural powerhouse. But a new class of singers devoted to the genre’s core principles is on the rise.
The Spanish musician invests the genre’s complex, finger-clicking rhythms and deep, intense style of singing with playful samples and slogans with attitude.
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.”