Monday, May 28, 2012
The Russian violinist Andrey Baranov beat out 77 international participants to win the Queen Elizabeth International Competition in Brussels. Watch his performance of the Shostakovich concerto.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Glenn Dicterow, the concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic for the past 32 years, announced Thursday that he will step down from the post at the end of the 2013-14 season.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A famous meeting between Mahler and Freud forms the basis for “Mahler on the Couch.” The film explores whether therapy helped the composer get past his wife's adultery.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A London museum is putting the conductor's baton in visitors' hands, allowing guests to direct a virtual orchestra using three-dimensional motion sensors.
Monday, May 21, 2012
The New York Philharmonic said Monday it will drop its scheduled performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony at its annual free Memorial Day concert.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City.
Friday, May 18, 2012
"Sometimes the anticipation of an event seeing someone perform can lead to disappointment. But not Fischer-Dieskau," writes Naomi Lewin.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Herbert Breslin, the hard-driving music publicist and manager who masterminded Luciano Pavarotti's career, died Thursday at age 87.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The 77-year-old piano legend is downscaling at the moment, preparing to sell his personal items at Christie's. The process has put him in a reflective mood.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Last week's Spring for Music festival sought to highlight the most creative programming among orchestras. Here are four recordings that should deliver more discoveries.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
A $200 million lawsuit has been filed in New York federal court on behalf of four Hungarian musicians and dancers aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off the coast of Italy in January.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Roman Totenberg, a violin instructor from Poland whose nine-decade career featured concert performances before kings and presidents and helped produce dozens of accomplished musicians, has died at age 101.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
A Stradivarius cello housed at the Spanish Royal Palace was broken in an accident, an official said Monday. The instrument could be worth more than $20 million.