Caroline Cooper appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
A coalition of Broadway composers and musicians who have a nationwide campaign called "Save Live Music On Broadway" are getting help from the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School. What do you think? Take our poll.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Library of Congress has launched the National Jukebox, a new Web site offering more than 10,000 extremely rare recordings of American music. Fritz Kreisler, Marion Anderson and Enrico Caruso are among the classical standouts.
Monday, May 09, 2011
Queens-born and New York-educated JoAnn Falletta has been appointed the new principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland. The appointment marks the first time that the ensemble will be led by an American, or by a woman.
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
The Kronos Quartet, a leading ensemble spotted at both Carnegie Hall and Le Poisson Rouge this season, have nabbed both the Avery Fisher Prize and the Polar Prize for 2011. Founder David Harrington spoke with us about it.
Monday, May 02, 2011
The Met’s 45-ton set piece for its new Ring cycle, which opened the current season with a new production of Das Rheingold and now commands the stage in the cycle’s second opera, Die Walküre, continues to present unexpected challenges to performers.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
In a dramatic easing of tensions between New York City Opera and members of the American Guild of Musical Artists, the union has drawn back from earlier plans to strike on April 30.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
He feels for the middle-class, he’s all about the Tea Party, and he may run for president. But Donald Trump gives pause when it comes to classical music.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A pair of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers found students voice strong objection to outright shoplifting, but are less certain when it comes to illegal downloads. Tell us what you think.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
From working on a state farm during China's Cultural Revolution to winning the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Music, composer Zhou Long has come a long way. Reaction from across the music industry is enthusiastic.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Royal Harpist Claire Jones will welcome Prince William and Catherine Middleton to their reception after the royal couple’s Westminster Abbey wedding on April 29. She tells us about the royal gig.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
New York City Opera is facing an “almost certain” work stoppage of its chorus members and production personnel, according to the American Guild of Musical Artists. If it proceeds, it will affect the season's final productions.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Classical music producer Anna Berry will coordinate the recording of the royal wedding on April 29. "The pressure to get this absolutely right will be enormous. The consequences of making a mistake on this one would be so horrible and public and awful."
Friday, April 08, 2011
New York City Opera finds itself in financial trouble again, postponing announcement of its next season until it completes a full review of its finances and irons out a balanced budget.
Thursday, April 07, 2011
The competition among classical musicians to stand out at the Grammy awards just got a little stiffer, as the Recording Academy announced Wednesday it has trimmed the awards categories down from 109 to 78.
Thursday, April 07, 2011
Plácido Domingo is sticking with his scheduled concerts this month in Tokyo, despite the recent disasters that have rocked Japan. It comes after some notable interruptions in his performance schedule.
Monday, April 04, 2011
In the latest sign of an already turbulent year for American orchestras, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra has dissolved. The musicians of the ensemble took their final bow together on Saturday night.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Renowned Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo found himself in the middle of a major labor dispute last week between Argentina's Teatro Colón, one of the world's leading opera houses, and the theater workers’ union.
Monday, March 28, 2011
The celebrated San Francisco-based male choral group Chanticleer had a surprise pinch hitter on Saturday, as bass Eric Alatorre was replaced by cellist Laura McLellan. Alatorre has fallen ill with laryngitis.
Friday, March 25, 2011
As relief efforts for Japan continue, the classical music world has rallied to organize concerts and events in support of the disaster-rattled country. Here in New York, the Japan Society has shored up $2.1 million dollars to date.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
New York stands to lose a large swath of one of its most celebrated music manuscript holdings, as the Morgan Library and Museum faces the potential sale of the Robert Owen Lehman Collection.