Monday, September 10, 2012
In advance of a WQXR discussion on several troubled American orchestras we'd like to get your input on the topic. Take our polls.
Saturday, September 08, 2012
More than a deadly menace to trees, two species of fungi may also help unlock the secrets of the great 18th-century Italian violins.
Thursday, September 06, 2012
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season could be in jeopardy amid an ongoing labor conflict between the organization and its musicians.
Monday, September 03, 2012
Soft lighting and mellow music in fast food restaurants can lead to increased satisfaction and lower calorie intake, say the authors of a new study.
Sunday, September 02, 2012
A coalition of Charles Ives supporters is making plans to purchase the composer's longtime home in West Redding, CT and preserve it as a retreat for composers, musicians and scholars.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Broadway musicians are protesting new parking rules they say make it more difficult to find spaces on Ninth Avenue, near the theater district.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Several recent name-changing artists got us to wonder: which artist has the best nickname? Is it "Manny," "Pinky," "MTT?"
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Before he was "Lenny," Leonard Bernstein was originally Louis Bernstein. The violinist Midori was formerly Midori Gotō. And Nigel Kennedy attempted to go by his given name alone for a period.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Last year, the Dutch pianist Daria van den Bercken took to the streets of Amsterdam, performing the music of Handel on a kind of rolling piano. See how it went down.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Once war-ravaged, this walled city on the Adriatic has undergone a heralded Renaissance in recent years. But less known is the fact that it hosts a 63-year-old summer festival.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Donal Henahan, the music critic known for his spirited and thoughtful commentaries in nearly 25 years of writing for the New York Times, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 91.