Wednesday, March 27, 2013
In this video, Juilliard organ department chairman Paul Jacobs shows us how Bach is played on the pipe organ.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
This weekend, a musicians' website featured an open letter “to express our deep frustration and disappointment at our management’s cancellation of our East Coast tour.”
Thursday, March 21, 2013
“Einstein on the Beach” is headed to the Library of Congress. On Thursday, the library announced its 25 newest additions to the National Recording Registry.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Researchers from the University of Northumbria say they have found cognitive benefits from listening to the ubiquitous concertos.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The San Francisco Symphony's east coast tour, which was to include a two-night stand at Carnegie Hall, has been canceled as a result of its five-day-old strike.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Almost half of the musicians in the Vienna Philharmonic during World War II were members of the Nazi party, and 13 members were driven out for being Jewish or married to Jews.
Friday, March 08, 2013
Musicians in the San Francisco Symphony, frustrated with bargaining over a new contract, voted to authorize a strike on Wednesday night. The vote comes just before a scheduled East Coast tour which includes two performances at Carnegie Hall.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Gustavo Dudamel attended the funeral of President Hugo Chávez in Caracas on Friday, conducting the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra in the country's National Anthem.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Steinway & Sons said Wednesday it is in “advanced negotiations” with a buyer for Steinway Hall, its longtime home on West 57th Street.
Monday, March 04, 2013
Nonprofit arts venues in New Jersey are caught in the crosshairs of a fight over state legislation that would ban the use of paperless tickets to performances and sporting events.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
About 1,400 people attended a memorial service for Cliburn, who died Wednesday at 78 after fighting bone cancer.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Thursday night at the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn, a couple dozen men in dark suits were seen praying in a corridor near the food court. These weren’t Brooklyn Nets fans.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
William Bennett, the San Francisco Symphony's principal oboist who collapsed while performing the Strauss Oboe Concerto on Saturday, died Thursday morning in a San Francisco hospital.