Thursday, December 26, 2013
The year 2013 saw the passing of conductors and composers, directors and singers, among others who contributed to classical music. Scroll through the slideshow, and click on the individual photos for a full obituary.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Billboard reports that the top-selling classical artists of 2013 were the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, a monastic order from rural Missouri. Their biggest rivals? "Fifty Shades of Grey."
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
While it hasn't been given much consideration, the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story" has a classical music soundtrack. A film insider explains.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Every year brings concerts, recordings and opera productions. It also means new scandals and obsessions. Here are our arbitrarily granted citations for classical music in 2013.
Friday, December 13, 2013
The locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced a series of 10 self-produced concerts for the winter and spring.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Holiday shopping can be exhausting. And stressful. But a pop-up concert with Yo-Yo Ma can apparently draw shoppers away from their December to-do lists.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Of the 81 Grammy categories, eight are devoted exclusively to classical music. Here are three categories to watch in advance of the awards.
Monday, December 09, 2013
The Berlin Philharmonic on Monday announced a New York residency for October 2014 that will span six concerts and three of the city’s biggest cultural institutions.
Friday, December 06, 2013
The Milwaukee Symphony plans to reduce the size of the ensemble and slash its performance schedule in an effort to address a multimillion-dollar budget deficit in its last fiscal year.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
A choral singer who was on her way to Manhattan for a performance of Handel’s Messiah was among the four victims in the Metro-North train derailment on Sunday.