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Oscars 2015: Alexandre Desplat Wins Other Music Prize as 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat took home the prize for the other Oscar in music, winning the Academy Award for Best Original Score with his works for The Grand Budapest Hotel. He took advantage of his good odds-two of the five nominations for the prize were in ...

California Symphony and Postmodern Jukebox Team Up for "Speakeasy Symphony"

The California Symphony will perform with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox in a special event titled “Speakeasy Symphony” this coming June.

Mohamed Shams Performs Solo Debut At Carnegie Hall in April

Carnegie Hall will be hosting the Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams solo debut in April. During the program, Shams will perform works by Chopin, Carter, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scarlatti and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim.

Dallas Street Choir of Homeless Community Members Performs First Show

The crowd packed in the Dallas City Performance Hall to see the Dallas Street Choir perform in 'Street Requiem,' Jan. 25. No, this is not Texas’s newest, hottest performance group. It is a choir made up of community members who are all homeless.

Eschenbach to Step Down as National Symphony Orchestra Music Director in 2017

Christoph Eschenbach, the controversial music director of the National Symphony Orchestra and The Kennedy Center, will step down from his post in the 2017-18 season after seven years.

Drake and 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Top Albums Sales Charts; Sam Smith, Beck and '2015 Grammy Nominees' Gets Award Show Boost

Thanks to a week featuring at least two huge debuts, the album charts this week aren't too far from what the Billboard 200 reflected. Drake starts out with the biggest release of the year thus far, and in fact the biggest release of the last year ...

Metropolitan Opera Schedule for 2015'16 Season Released; New Productions from Verdi, Berg and Strauss in Store

The Metropolitan Opera released its 2015-'16 season schedule yesterday, featuring six brand new productions and some classics to keep the seats filled as well.

Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

The 2015 class of wordsmiths to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame includes a cowboy, a blues legend and two Deadheads. Toby Keith, Willie Dixon and the partnership of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter will all be welcomed to the hall during ...

WMI Presents 'Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming,' Concluding 'Around the World, Around the City' Series

The World Music Institute will conclude its 2014-15 concert series Around the World, Around the City with "Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming," which will be a 30th anniversary celebration.

Brandee Younger to Play New Piece 'Prophetika: An Oratorio' for Greenwich House Music School's Uncharted Concert Series with Mia Theodoratus, Courtney Bryan.

Instrumentalist Brandee Younger will be presenting her new performance piece "Prophetika: An Oratorio," which will feature harpist Mia Theodoratus and pianist Courtney Bryan, for the Greenwich House Music School's Uncharted Concert Series.

Professor Eduardo Miranda and Slime Mold Duo to Premiere 'Biocomputer Music' at 'Biomusic' in March

For Brazilian scientist and composer, Professor Eduardo Miranda, his new breakthrough in science is rather offbeat. His new piece, Biocomputer Music, explores the changes in slime mold as it responds to music.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2015-16 Season, World Premiere of 'Bel Canto'; President and CEO Kenneth Pigott Dies at 71

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2015-16 season will feature nine new-to-Chicago productions, including the long-awaited world premiere of 'Bel Canto,' an opera based on the award-winning 2001 novel by Ann Patchett. Shortly after Lyric announced their ...

NJSO's World Premiere of Darryl Kubian's 'O for a Muse of Fire,' Works by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky Feat. Serhiy Salov

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will give the world premiere of Darryl Kubian’s commissioned work "O for a Muse of Fire" as part of its New Jersey Roots Project. The program will also include masterworks by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky featuring ...

5 Songs on John Adams for Presidents Day: Music from Broadway, These United States and A Certain Composer

Happy Presidents Day! Music Times is taking it upon ourselves to bring music inspired by the Presidents of the United States to our readers. Namely, our first two Presidents, George Washington and John Adams. Check out the best music done in the name ...

5 George Washington Songs to Celebrate Presidents' Day: Tracks from Brad Neely, George Cohan and Vince DiFiore

Happy Presidents Day! Music Times is taking it upon ourselves to bring music inspired by the Presidents of the United States to our readers. Namely, our first two Presidents, George Washington and John Adams. Check out the best music done in the name ...

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