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Vicky Chow

New Amsterdam Records Present Sound / Source Music Festival at MoMA PS Featuring Tyondai Braxton, Paul Lansky, Roomful of Teeth, Vicky Chow, Tristan Perich, Holly Herndon, Alvin Lucier

Sep 2014 14:08PM EDT

This fall, New Amsterdam Records will present Sound / Source, an all-day electronic music festival at MoMA PS1. Produced in collaboration with L3M, the Oct. 19 event will feature Tyondai Braxton, Paul Lansky (with members of Roomful of Teeth), Vicky Chow and Tristan Perich, Holly Herndon, Alvin Lucier's I am sitting in a room and Huerco S.READ MORE

Welsh Opera Singer, Katherine Jenkins, Weds American Filmmaker Andrew Levitas at Hampton Court Palace in London

Welsh Opera Singer Katherine Jenkins Weds American Filmmaker Andrew Levitas at Hampton Court Palace in London

Sep 2014 14:01PM EDT

Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins has officially tied the knot with American filmmaking beau Andrew Levitas. The couple celebrated their nuptials at Hampton Court Palace in London on Saturday night.READ MORE

yMusic

UPDATE: yMusic Stream 'Balance Problems' a Day Before New Amsterdam Records Release

Sep 2014 12:36PM EDT

yMusic have shared the full stream of their sophomore effort, "Balance Problems," on New Amsterdam Records, featuring compositions by Classicalite faves Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly and Timo Andres, as well as works by NOW Ensemble guitarist Mark Dancigers, Chicago timbralist Marcos Balter, Andrew Norman and Jeremy Turner. Set to drop tomorrow, you can stream the full album here thanks to Pitchfork Advance.READ MORE

Christopher Hogwood, founder of The Academy of Ancient Music, Dies at 73

Christopher Hogwood, founder of The Academy of Ancient Music, Dies at 73

Sep 2014 11:37AM EDT

A Baroque music specialist, period instrument pioneer and multi-faceted musician, Christopher Hogwood has died at the age of 73.READ MORE

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin's Work as Composer Played by New York Philharmonic alongside Classic Film 'Modern Times'

Sep 2014 14:15PM EDT

Charlie Chaplin is known as perhaps the greatest film star in the era of silent films. What he is not known for is his work as a composer. The New York Philharmonic played a tribute to the latter this weekend.READ MORE

Amid High Tensions, The Metropolitan Opera Looks the Other Way On Successful Opening Night with 'Le Nozze di Figaro'

Post-Lockout, 'Klinghoffer' Protests Aside, Metropolitan Opera Looks Grand on Opening Night with Mozart's 'Le Nozze di Figaro'

Sep 2014 09:20AM EDT

As opening night took to the Metropolitan Opera, crowds gathered for the latest production of Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro." And given its great reception, the strife that has followed the Met recently has seemingly been swept under the rug.READ MORE

Maria Callas

Maria Callas Opera Academy In Her Old Apartment Approved By Greece

Sep 2014 09:42AM EDT

The now-dilapidated house where opera legend Maria Callas lived from 1940-45 is set to become an opera school itself, approved by Greece.READ MORE

Lang Lang

Lang Lang Plays Mozart, Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Strauss for Philadelphia's Season Opener at Kimmel Center

Sep 2014 09:38AM EDT

The Philadelphia Orchestra, under the baton on music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will kick off its 2014-15 season with superstar pianist Lang Lang in the Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center. The three-day run will begin on Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.READ MORE

Soprano Renee Fleming Announces 'Christmas in New York' Disc Pre-Order, Release October 14

Soprano Renee Fleming Announces 'Christmas in New York' Disc Pre-Order, Release Oct. 14

Sep 2014 10:31AM EDT

World-renowned darling soprano Renee Fleming has announced that her latest upcoming release, Christmas in New York, is now available for pre-order.READ MORE

Bill de Blasio

New York City Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Citywide ID Card Program Benefiting the Arts

Sep 2014 10:21AM EDT

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a New York City-wide ID card program that garners cultural benefits last Thursday at the Bronx Zoo.READ MORE

 Riccardo Chailly Gewandhusorchester

Gramophone Magazine's Classical Music Awards Winners Include Riccardo Chailly and Gewandhusorchester's Brahms, Violinist Leonidas Kavakos and Conductor Neville Marriner

Sep 2014 10:17AM EDT

This year's Gramophone Classical Music Awards gave the orchestral recording of the year to Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhusorchester Leipzig for their Brahms Symphony cycle, released on Decca.READ MORE

The Kids Aren't Alright: Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and ASO Forced From First Seven Weeks of Season

The Kids Aren't Alright: Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and ASO Forced From First Seven Weeks of Season

Sep 2014 11:32AM EDT

The fight between the heads at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its musicians has been viciously ongoing. For the parent organization, their next move targets the kids as they suspend the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and its auditions this season.READ MORE

Paulilne Malefane

Olivier-Winning 'Magic Flute' Adaptation from South Africa Flutters into NYC's New Victory Theater in November

Sep 2014 11:29AM EDT

'Impempe Yomlingo' is an adaptation of Mozart's comic opera set in contemporary South Africa, with an orchestra of marimbas, drums and township percussion.READ MORE

Jackie Evancho Premieres Ennio Morricone Darling 'Your Love' in Support of Forthcoming LP 'Awakening'

Jackie Evancho Premieres Ennio Morricone Darling 'Your Love' in Support of Forthcoming LP 'Awakening'

Sep 2014 10:55AM EDT

We've written about him before, Ennio Morricone and his legendary film scores. This time, America's Got Talent favorite, Jackie Evancho, premieres her take on his beloved track "Your Love."READ MORE

Irving Berlin knew songwriters got the girls (including Ginger Rogers, right-center)

25 Years Later: Music Times Remembers Irving Berlin's Most Influential Compositions from 'White Christmas' to 'God Bless America'

Sep 2014 15:29PM EDT

There are books upon books detailing the discography of Irving Berlin but Music Times has narrowed his legacy into six works, many that you may already recognize. All are worth a revisiting, whether that involves the original performers or modern recreations. Just know that Berlin stands tall over all of them.READ MORE

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