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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:14:11 GMTClockwise from top left: Beyoncé; David Bowie; Anohni; Mary Halvorson; Andrew Cyrille; Chance the Rapper.Beyoncé and Bowie, Chance the Rapper and Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Leonard Cohen — and much, much more.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:41:19 GMTClockwise from top left: Alicia Keys; Loretta Lynn; from left, Josh Homme and Iggy Pop; from left, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd.The music critics of The New York Times share their picks for the best songs of the year.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:23:09 GMTA reading and procession last year at the Church of the Intercession. The church will host an annual reading of Clement Clarke Moore’s “A Visit From St. Nicholas” on Dec. 18.Listings of holiday music and special events throughout the month of December.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:57:00 GMTDonald Glover, who performs as Childish Gambino.The musician, whose name is Donald Glover, delivers an unabashed throwback to the sounds of R&B before hip-hop came along.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:56:43 GMTThe new tracks that caught our pop critics’ attention this week, from Ms. Swift’s surprise song with ZAYN to a new song from At the Drive-In.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:47:03 GMTFrank Ocean performing at Terminal 5 in New York in 2012, the year he released his Grammy-winning debut, “Channel Orange.”New York Times music critics discuss albums of note over the last year.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:30:26 GMTLouis Vuitton mohair sweater, about $690, at The stylish 19-year-old rapper has made his way from obscurity in Atlanta to working with LeBron James and Kanye West.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:14:21 GMTGreg Lake in concert with Emerson, Lake and Palmer.Mr. Lake was instrumental in founding the band King Crimson, which is widely regarded as having produced the first progressive-rock album.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:24:34 GMTSeveral musicians, including Katy Perry, shown performing at a gala during the Cannes Film Festival this year, have complained bitterly about YouTube and the copyright laws that apply to it.The settlement with the National Music Publishers’ Association, a trade group, is said to be worth more than $40 million.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:53:58 GMTJojo Abot, performing in New York in March. The singer, from Ghana, returns to the city in January.The concert will take place Jan. 8 at Webster Hall and feature Jojo Abot, Betsayda Machado and Indo-Pak Coalition.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:00:07 GMTCarly Rae Jepsen will participate in “The 3rd Annual Talent Show,” a benefit concert for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, at Webster Hall. See listing below.Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:54:37 GMTFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a keynote address in San Francisco.Mike Isaac, a New York Times technology reporter, joins to talk about Facebook’s decision to comply with Chinese censorship regulations.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:03:11 GMTMembers of the Talea Ensemble (from left, Tara Helen O’Connor, Arthur Sato, James Baker, Adrian Morejon, John Gattis and Rane Moore) in October. The ensemble will perform at the French Institute Alliance Française on Dec. 14. See listing below.Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:48:21 GMTCharlie Siem, the 30-year-old violin virtuoso, has been bewitching the front row of catwalk shows and classical music audiences alike. Here, he picks up a suit from Meyer & Mortimer tailors in London.The 30-year-old virtuoso has been bewitching the front row of catwalk shows and classical music audiences alike.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:00:02 GMT“It is with great sadness that I must withdraw from opera performances for the foreseeable future,” said Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who is 54.While the singer won’t be able to perform in a Met production in the spring, he said he would “continue to give concerts and recitals as well as make recordings.”
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:16:39 GMTIsrael Young, known as Izzy, at his store in Stockholm. Mr. Young arranged Bob Dylan’s first concert in New York City in 1961.Though Bob Dylan won’t attend the Nobel Prize dinner in Stockholm, the city has one unassailable tie to him: Izzy Young, who promoted his debut New York show in 1961.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:26:10 GMTA makeshift memorial for the victims of the fatal warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif.In a city that lacks affordable spaces, artists and innovators found a haven and community in an Oakland warehouse.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:01:59 GMTThe designer, marking 35 years since her first runway show in 1981, is the subject of a Lincoln Center Tribute.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:53:08 GMTDrake and Rihanna at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.This list includes feats of acting and core strength, performances that made the author happy even when they raised his blood pressure or made him cry.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:44:49 GMTThe Electric Zoo music festival in 2015. According to its statement, LiveStyle will retain control of some of SFX’s flagship properties, including the Tomorrowland and Electric Zoo festivals.The company, which will produce electronic music events, will be led by Randy Phillips, the former chief of AEG Live.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:25:49 GMTChristian Gerhaher’s baritone voice is a musical balm, with Gerold Huber on piano.Music by Mahler, arriving by way of this noted German baritone.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:23:05 GMTRez Abbasi’s Invocation: from left, Vijay Iyer, Johannes Weidenmüller, Mr. Abbasi, Rudresh Mahanthappa and Dan Weiss.Rez Abbasi’s all-star project, Invocation, includes the pianist Vijay Iyer and will be playing the Asia Society.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:34:00 GMTClockwise from top left: “Persée et Andromède” at Manhattan School of Music; Taylor Mac in “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music”; Cincinnati Opera’s “Fellow Travelers”; Simon Halsey conducting the Berlin Radio Chorus in “human requiem” at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.A seething “Elektra.” Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel.” And who can forget those 100 bleating sheep at the Park Avenue Armory?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:45:43 GMTAretha FranklinThis event will feature notables such as Bettye LaVette and Rhiannon Giddens paying homage to Ms. Franklin.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:03:00 GMTSturgill Simpson, whose album “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth,” has been nominated for a Grammy for Album of the Year.The country singer joined Adele, Beyoncé, Drake and Justin Bieber in the category for Album of the Year.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:11:18 GMTLukas Forchhammer, the force behind this song and band, said being nominated for multiple Grammys is “completely surreal.”
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:08:51 GMTHis monk’s name was Jikan, which means “noble silence.” That’s what we hear from him now.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:53:14 GMTBeyoncé in May at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.Drake and Rihanna are each up for eight awards, Chance the Rapper has seven nominations, and Adele is up for five, including the top three categories.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:56:32 GMTSarah Vaughan, San Francisco, 1970. Resonance Records is releasing a 1978 live recording from the artist.In an exceptional year for historical windfalls in the jazz record industry, Resonance Records, a young label with an obsessive sense of mission, stands out.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:09:08 GMTA scene from Bela Pinter’s “Our Secrets,” which will open at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in January.The season’s lineup includes premieres by the Hungarian theater troupe Bela Pinter and Company and the dancers Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:31:38 GMTThe Bowery Presents principals Jim Glancy, left, and John Moore, at the main bar of the new Brooklyn Steel, under construction in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.The Williamsburg club would fill a gap in New York’s night life, say the principals, as they prepare to be acquired by AEG, further consolidating the industry.