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Youth Symphony Accused of Censorship After Canceling Piece With Nazi Song

The New York Youth Symphony’s decision to drop a newly commissioned piece days before its Carnegie Hall premiere has drawn accusations of censorship.

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Avery Fisher Hall to Be Renamed David Geffen Hall

Entertainment mogul David Geffen will donate $100 million toward the renovation of Avery Fisher Hall, transforming the 1962 building into David Geffen Hall.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Finnish Composers Draw Inspiration from Fairy Tales, Heavy Metal

A new release features two relative unknowns in Finnish contemporary music: Jukka Linkola and Ville Matvejeff. Hear why their music deserves broader recognition.

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Final Bows for Midtown Sheet Music Retailer

The cause is all too familiar: a world transformed by the growth of online retail and the slow decline of brick-and-mortar music sales.

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