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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:56:52 GMTDavid Robertson, music director of the St. Louis Symphony, discusses the composer John Adams and “The Gospel According to the Other Mary.”The conductor David Robertson describes a favorite passage from John Adams’s Passion oratorio, which he will lead on Friday at Carnegie Hall.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:40:18 GMTDrake in Toronto in 2015.His release isn’t an album or a mixtape, but a playlist — a move that could position him to shift the music industry once again. A panel discussion, on Popcast.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:43 GMTWhat draws so many black fans to Korean pop music? We explore the question on a Friday night in Newark, where thousands of fans pour in to see BTS, one of the most popular Korean pop bands in the world.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:41:57 GMTA score of Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde” bearing the stamp of the Vienna Philharmonic has returned home.A score that Leonard Bernstein borrowed from the Vienna Philharmonic half a century ago was given back as a 175th birthday present.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:02:10 GMTIrving Azoff, who is representing nearly every act on the bill of “The Classic West” and “The Classic East” concerts.The lineup for the two sets of concerts, planned in July, also includes the Doobie Brothers, Journey, Steely Dan and Earth, Wind and Fire.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:17:57 GMTPharrell WilliamsFox has signed on to produce the film, inspired by elements of Mr. Williams’s childhood in Virginia Beach, and Michael Mayer will direct.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:03 GMTThe Burundi Drummers.In Breaux Bridge and Lafayette, La., music is the magnet — the Festival International de Louisiane is scheduled for April. Boudin is on the menu too.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:53:09 GMTThe Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz gave a beguiling and lucid performance at the 92nd Street Y on Sunday.This fast-rising Polish artist played Bach, Beethoven and Chopin splendidly at the 92nd Street Y.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:19:37 GMTDrakeThis rapper’s new release, a 22-track playlist, is his seventh consecutive chart-topper. It racked up 385 million song plays in its debut week.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:55:22 GMTJohn Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is releasing a book that contains the lyrics for all the songs he has composed.In a new book, “Mr. Rotten’s Songbook,” the Public Image Ltd. and Sex Pistols frontman, a.k.a. Johnny Rotten, collects the lyrics to every song he’s ever written.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:28:35 GMTGeorge Manahan conducted the American Composers Orchestra in Steve Reich’s “Tehillim” on Friday.A concert dedicated to one of the ensemble’s founders, Francis Thorne, who died on March 7, introduced three works and offered a Steve Reich masterpiece.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:52:19 GMTAs a staff photographer for Columbia Records, Mr. Hunstein shot Bob Dylan, Billie Holiday and many others.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:44:56 GMTDon Hunstein in an undated photograph.As a staff photographer for Columbia Records, Mr. Hunstein shot Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and many others.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:05:27 GMTFrom left, Taylor Levine, Brendon Randall-Myers, Grey McMurray and James Moore performing Tristan Perich’s “Interference Logic.”Gritty electronics, a Baroque hoedown and a burly Texan roar were among the highlights.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:23:35 GMTKendrick Lamar's new song, "The Heart Part 4," may be a teaser.Hear 10 notable new tracks, from a 1959 Thelonious Monk recording to Gorillaz's collaboration with Popcaan to a song off Chuck Berry's final album.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:39:20 GMTJohn MayerThe singer and guitarist on his controversial interviews, playing with Dead & Company and dancing in his coming music video.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:08:09 GMTJon Batiste, left, and Wynton Marsalis are a crucial part of the album “The Music of John Lewis,” from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.The pianist and trumpeter talk about their work on the new album “The Music of John Lewis,” their New Orleans roots and their musical forefathers.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:56:13 GMTThe Theater of Eternal Music performing in 1965. From left, Mr. Conrad, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela and John Cale.A new documentary explores the life and work of this musician and artist, who died last year. He wanted to dissolve musical hierarchies.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:40:56 GMTAnna Netrebko as Tatiana in 2013, when she opened Deborah Warner’s production of “Eugene Onegin” at the Metropolitan Opera. She will return to the role next week. See listing below.Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:27:43 GMTThe music producer Deadmau5 will bring his Lots of Shows in a Row Tour to Hammerstein Ballroom for four performances, beginning on Wednesday.Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:04:12 GMTMiah Persson, with the pianist Malcolm Martineau, at Zankel Hall on Wednesday. Miah Persson, on her own after a baritone partner fell ill, explored life and love in a thoughtful recital at Zankel Hall.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:03:15 GMTJon Spencer and Cristina Martinez of the band Boss Hog in their Manhattan apartment.Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer form one of New York’s longest-running rock couples. After a 17-year break, their band is back with a gritty album.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:20:04 GMTSolangeThe festival will take place around New York City and will also pay tribute to Prince and Alice Coltrane.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:34:50 GMTReal Estate, the New Jersey quintet, played some songs from their new album, "In Mind," and answered questions about their musical influences and guitar-playing techniques.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:28:42 GMTThe Beatles’s " Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” vinyl album cover.The choreographer Mark Morris, the visual artists Jeremy Deller and Judy Chicago and DJ Spooky are among the participants in “Sgt. Pepper at 50” in Liverpool, the Beatles’ hometown.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:00:05 GMTThe musician John Mayer, whose new album, “The Search for Everything,” comes out in April.After more than five years of self-imposed pop exile, this guitar virtuoso wants another blockbuster album. Then he hopes to settle down.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:42:19 GMTPhil Elverum, who makes music under the name Mount Eerie.Phil Elverum wrote “A Crow Looked at Me” in the aftermath of his wife’s death. The songs explore his grief.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:08:31 GMTChristophe Coppens, director of “Foxie” (based on Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen”), at La Monnaie opera house in Brussels.Christophe Coppens, a celebrated milliner for the likes of Rihanna, Grace Jones and Roisin Murphy, directs a Janacek work in Brussels.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:48:57 GMTThe Russian singer-songwriter Yulia Samoylova.Ukraine’s domestic intelligence agency said on Wednesday that it had prohibited Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for the contest.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:52:57 GMTThe harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani performing at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday evening.Mr. Esfahani, known for causing the occasional uproar by mixing early and contemporary music in his programs, performed at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:16:46 GMTThe ever-expressive Chuck Berry in 1986.He wrote the guitar licks, told the clever stories, duckwalked across the stage and forever changed popular music. A discussion of Mr. Berry’s evolution as an artist, on Popcast.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:01:13 GMTThe North American premiere of “While I Was Waiting,” a drama by the Syrian playwright Mohammad al-Attar, may be cancelled because of the travel ban sought by the Trump administration.The center is seeking visas for several artists with Syrian passports for Mohammad al-Attar’s “While I Was Waiting.”
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:17:15 GMTThe singer-songwriter Melina Duterte, a.k.a. Jay Som.The singer-songwriter, a.k.a. Melina Duterte, has just released her first album, “Everybody Works.”
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:12:39 GMTMitsuko Uchida will play Mozart, Schumann and a new work by Jörg Widmann.The venue’s three stages will host Ensemble Signal, Simone Lamsma and the St. Louis Symphony, among others.