Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Republicans in the House want to hold up new federal rules intended to crack down on ivory sales because it is becoming more difficult for owners of musical instruments and others.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
A portfolio of photographs offers a unique perspective on the classical music scene as it's played out in different corners of the world.
Monday, July 07, 2014
A recently discovered letter from Gustav Mahler’s close confidante and sometime lover Natalie Bauer-Lechner spills many new details on the composer’s complicated love life – and names names.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
The Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly has withdrawn from his performances over the next two months after breaking his right arm in a fall.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles appears to be on course to stemming a problem that is a familiar irritant to many New York concertgoers: subway noise.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
During the ceremonial opening of the European Parliament on Tuesday, lawmakers from Britain's Euroskeptic, anti-immigration party staged an unusual protest as an orchestra played.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The beer industry has previously offered such melodious brews as Rheingold, Amadeus Blanche and Falstaff Beer. Next month comes a series inspired by Gustav Holst's The Planets.
Monday, June 30, 2014
After 6,033 performances, 219 solo appearances and 34 years, Glenn Dicterow took his final bows with the orchestra on Saturday night.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The long-neglected Naumburg Bandshell has undergone a cosmetic cleaning, and the structure's gold leaf inscription, below the edge of the stage, has been given a fresh gilding.
Monday, June 23, 2014
A noted American scientist claims that he was beaten up by a pair of "audience vigilantes" for expressing too much enthusiasm during a performance last year of Handel's Messiah.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Valery Gergiev tops a new ranking of Russia's highest-paid directors of theaters, museums and circuses, published by the Russian Ministry of Culture.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Temple of Dendur is one of the most popular sites at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a magnet for sketch artists and tourists snapping selfies. Now, it's inspiring a musical theater piece.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Following months of public speculation, Lorin Maazel has spoken out in part about his recent health problems and spate of cancellations.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, the Spanish conductor whose repertoire consisted of nearly 300 works, died on Wednesday in Pamplona, Spain.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Richard Strauss's place in popular culture comes down to one rumbling giant of a fanfare: the 22-bar opening of his Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Monday, June 09, 2014
One month ago, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra was heard on WQXR performing a Pulitzer Prize winning piece at Carnegie Hall. On Friday night, this happened.