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The Jazz and Blues Art Box collection, with 230 concerts and 96 interviews from the Bern jazz festival, is a gift to the Schomburg Center, a New York library branch.
The authorities in Minnesota said that no one would be prosecuted in the musician’s 2016 death from a fentanyl overdose, though a doctor will pay a civil settlement.
The musical “Hadestown,” a new take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, will open on Broadway after a run at the National Theater in London.
The Juilliard School is presenting a rare, ambitious and impressive production of Rameau’s French Baroque classic “Hippolyte et Aricie.”
The prize set off a debate about anti-Semitism in Germany’s hugely popular hip-hop music scene, and among young people.
See the “David Bowie Is” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, then let fashion’s perennial muse inspire you.
Two decades into its career, America’s best-known old-time string band is releasing a new album on a major label. But it’s not letting go of its old-time bona fides.
The two, who recently made their own Broadway debuts, will host the ceremony on June 10; much of it will be broadcast on CBS.
The singer and songwriter’s first album of his own new music since 2005 confronts loneliness and mortality.
The free concert series will include performances by Big Daddy Kane and Talib Kweli, as well as Rhiannon Giddens and Met Opera singers.
Symphonies are among America’s least racially diverse institutions. A new program aims to help musicians of color land orchestra jobs.
The intimate yet dazzling Margravial Opera House in Bayreuth, Germany, built in 1748, reopens after a six-year renovation.
The founding director of the University of Pittsburgh’s jazz studies program, he helped establish a place for African-American music in the academy.
Mr. Dunbar was credited for soul hits like “Band of Gold,” “Give Me Just a Little More Time” and “Patches,” which became a hit for Clarence Carter.
The donation, by a loyal listener known as Suzanne who died in 2016, will allow the broadcaster to create an endowment and expand workshops for musicians.
The rapper’s win for “DAMN.” is overdue recognition for hip-hop but raises concerns about the shrinking number of platforms for noncommercial work.
The honor, for the album “DAMN.,” makes the rapper the first nonclassical or jazz musician to receive the honor since the awards expanded to music in 1943.
The Philadelphia district attorney’s office said the rapper’s conviction should be vacated, but a judge wouldn’t hear arguments to release him on bail.
Her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy,” opened at the top of the Billboard chart with the equivalent of 255,000 sales.
In a performance that reinvented the festival set, the pop star commanded the stage for nearly two hours, teaching history and sweating the details.
The performer, who won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest while performing in drag, and whose real name is Thomas Neuwirth, said a former boyfriend had threatened to reveal the diagnosis.
Musicians and fans mourned the death last winter of Seleno Clarke, a jazz organist who founded the Harlem Groove Band. But the group’s Sunday concerts are still very much happening.
The tracks you need to hear from Kamasi Washington, Florence and the Machine, Carrie Underwood and more.
Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” from 1899, opened at the Metropolitan Opera in a delightful production starring the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.
There are 128 bulbs in the ceiling of Isaac Stern Auditorium, 83 feet above orchestra level. How do you get up there?
The star tenor sang a substantial excerpt from Wagner’s opera for the first time with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
The awards ceremony, now in its 29th year, honors media efforts to fairly and accurately represent members of the L.G.B.T. community.
T.J. and John Osborne once faced opposition swimming against the “bro country” tide. Now their brand of rock-oriented country is finding a wider audience.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.