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Alan Gilbert to Lead NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg
Mr. Gilbert, the departing music director of the New York Philharmonic, will be the next chief conductor of a German orchestra that has a sleek new hall. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:00:01 -0500
Classical Music in NYC This Week
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:23:14 -0500
Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:15:09 -0500
Cellist in an Echo Chamber, Echo Chamber
Ashley Bathgate presents a solo recital at National Sawdust as part of the very approachable Kettle Corn New Music series. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:50:17 -0500
Young Country Music Heretics Join Forces
Sam Hunt and Maren Morris will be playing in Holmdel, N.J. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:48:33 -0500

Classical : NPR
Meet Felix Mendelssohn, Composer Of The Original Song Of The Summer
Celebrate the sunniest of seasons with the German prodigy's timeless Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:02:00 -0400
Philharmonic Flip-Flop: Conductor Alan Gilbert Trades New York For Hamburg
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:00:00 -0400
Mozart And 'The Peanut Vendor' In Havana
What happens when cultural doors open between the U.S. and Cuba? Beautiful moments like this mix of Mozart and a Cuban classic — with Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein and an orchestra from Havana. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:57:00 -0400
Watch Conductor Simon Rattle Turn Into A High-Tech Tangle Of Spaghetti
With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:35:00 -0400
Meet The Nanotechnologist Behind The Timpani At The Met
Jason Haaheim was a senior scientist at a nanotech company before deciding he wanted to play in a professional orchestra. He's now principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400
parterre box
“My life is an open pamphlet”
Born on this day in 1927 dancer and choreographer Bob Fosse. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:44:03 +0000
Out of the depths
“Trove Thursday” provides a live broadcast of Mozart’s rarely performed cantata Davide Penitente by Les Arts Florissants conducted by William Christie. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:35 +0000
“I want to feel my life while I’m in it”
Happy 68th birthday actress Meryl Streep. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:27:46 +0000
Guilt, edged
If Darius Milhaud took a risk in adapting La Mère Coupable as an opera, it wasn’t the quirky, atonal style he used for his score. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:59:06 +0000
We’re here, we’re queer (well, some of us)
What the hell is Three Way doing on a list of 7 American Operas That Put LGBTQ Issues Center Stage? Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:05:44 +0000
A Pioneering Black Composer Keeps Pushing
“Bells for the South Side,” a new two-disc album, is Roscoe Mitchell’s latest project in a career that has blended modernism, jazz, rock and funk. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:00:02 -0500
Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:15:09 -0500
The Ethereal Genius of Craig Taborn
He has become one of the best jazz pianists alive — by disappearing almost completely into his music. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:07 -0500
Diana Krall on Handling Grief, and ‘Finding Romance in Everything’
The jazz pianist and singer said the standards on her most recent album, “Turn Up the Quiet,” set her free. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:58:24 -0500
Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:29:49 -0500

Jazz : NPR
Still Dreaming: Joshua Redman's Tribute To A Tribute
The saxophonist opens up about the legacy of his father, Dewey Redman, and performs with Still Dreaming — his own nod to the quartet his dad once helped convene as an homage to Ornette Coleman. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:03:00 -0400
Newly Uncovered Recordings Find Thelonious Monk In His Prime
Released for the first time this year, Monk's spirited musical contributions to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses expand listeners' understanding of his creative genius. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:59:00 -0400
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah On World Cafe
Enjoy a live performance from the trumpet virtuoso who's stretching modern jazz music to include flavors of hip-hop, trap and West African percussion. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:00:30 -0400
2018 NEA Jazz Masters Class Honorees Include Dianne Reeves, Pat Metheny
Pianist Joanne Brackeen, guitarist Pat Metheny, singer Dianne Reeves and producer Todd Barkan will receive what is often described as the nations highest honor for jazz. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 22:05:27 -0400
After 7 Decades, Sonny Rollins Can't Get Music Off His Mind
The legendary saxophonist, who recently donated his personal archives, speaks with Christian McBride and Audie Cornish about improvisation, innovation, mentorship and legacy. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0400
Photos, Videos, Website: The Tools You Need and How To Get Them
There are tools you need before you can do any sort of publicity or marketing around yourself and your music. The primary materials are photos, videos, audio recordings, a bio, and a website to tie them all together. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:25 +0000
Is the Printed Circuit Board a Form of Musical Notation?
Is the printed circuit board a form of musical notation? And even if it isn’t, what can one glean from all those diodes, the cryptic copper lines, the tiny landscapes of circuitry? Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:06:58 +0000
Future of Publishing and Music Education Debated plus Awards Announced at MPA Annual Meeting
The annual get together of members of the Music Publishers Association of the United States at the Redbury Hotel in New York City combined a luncheon, legal and copyright updates, lively panel discussions, and an award ceremony, and concluded with a cocktail hour. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:54:41 +0000
New Music USA Announces Nine New Additions to the Impact Fund Cohort
The Impact Fund cohort is a group of 33 New York City-based ensembles, presenters, and venues tackling challenges facing the city's new music community today, creating a vibrant public identity for the sector, building connections and collaborations, and finding innovative solutions to the need for increased performance and rehearsal space. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:00:22 +0000
Composer Advocacy Notebook: Staying Focused on Next
Classical:NEXT has the potential to be the most viable international gathering place for open-minded music-focused people, despite its name. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:20:24 +0000


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