Friday, October 25, 2013
The pianist Christian Zacharias halted a performance Wednesday night with the Gothenburg Symphony after an audience member's phone began to ring. See what happens next.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Amadeus Leopold, the violinist/performance artist formerly known as Hahn-Bin, has released a video featuring his own flamboyant take on Paganini's Caprice No. 24.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The brass sections of the Boston Symphony and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras are sounding off for their respective hometown teams in the World Series.
Friday, October 18, 2013
The 60-year-old Philharmonic faces an uncertain future: the website has been offline for months and its music director is no longer with the orchestra. Can Brooklyn be a home to classical music?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The violin believed to have been played by the bandleader as the Titanic sank is expected to fetch between $300,000 and $400,000 when it goes up for auction this weekend in Wiltshire, England.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Twenty-five years after Tom Hanks played "Heart and Soul" and "Chopsticks" on that giant toy piano in the movie "Big," he delivered an encore on Monday night.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Gary Graffman jokes that the most-famous, best-selling album of his career barely acknowledges his participation on its cover.
Friday, October 11, 2013
A hundred years after Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring sparked a riot at its Paris premiere, another noisy outburst has greeted the iconic piece.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Aaron Dworkin of the Sphinx Organization offered a stinging critique of the orchestra field in a speech Tuesday night at Carnegie Hall, saying that symphonies aren't doing nearly enough to diversify their ranks.
Monday, October 07, 2013
Patrice Chéreau, the opera director and filmmaker whose 1976 staging of Wagner's Ring Cycle became arguably the most important opera production of modern times, has died.
Monday, October 07, 2013
A malfunctioning crane that dangled a 13,000-pound load of construction material near Carnegie Hall has been lowered without incident and the street has reopened.
Sunday, October 06, 2013
The Latvian violinist Gidon Kremer will headline a concert on Monday intended to draw attention to human rights issues in Russia, the latest salvo in a busy autumn for classical musicians with an activist bent.
Friday, October 04, 2013
The stagehands of Carnegie Hall voted to accept a four-year labor agreement, ending an acrimonious two-day strike that began on Wednesday morning and led to the cancellation of the hall's opening-night gala.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Carnegie Hall is moving forward with its concert Thursday night, after canceling Wednesday's opening night gala due to a stagehand strike.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Orchestra on Monday canceled upcoming performances at Carnegie Hall due to its contract impasse with musicians — a move that could lead to the departure of its Finnish conductor, Osmo Vanska.