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Bruce Springsteen’s 'River Tour' Rocks Chicago w/ Glenn Frey Tribute Before NYC Gigs [Review]

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were in absolute and undeniable peak form throughout their nearly three and a half hour set January 19th at Chicago’s United Center for the second stop on their tour focused on The River, the 35-year-old ...

The Operatic Note: Birgit Nilsson Depicted on Riksbank Sweden's 500 Kronor Banknote Performing Wagner's 'Die Walküre'

The late great Wagnerian soprano, Birgit Nilsson, has been able to hit all the right notes. And now, Sweden's central bank, Sverigis Riksbank, has unveiled the finished artwork for its new series of banknotes. Nilsson will be worth 500 kronor from ...

Leonidas Kavakos Sues Gevorkian Nazareth Over $80K Broken Bow

Breaking the bow of violinist Leonidas Kavakos has landed a violin shop in Burbank, California, in hot water. The shop's owner, apparently, snapped the violinist's bow, which has been appraised at a massive $80,000.

Metropolitan Opera Offers $25 Low-Price Tickets for Performances, Takes a Rocky Start

Many Rust Belt cities in the U.S. have been experimenting with a new theory, "low-cost high culture," and have been yielding higher net profits. While the idea is sound, major cultural institutions like the Metropolitan Opera have tried a similar ...

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Offers Beer and Ribs with 'Low-Cost High Culture' Theory

Perhaps New York City, and many other cultural hubs around the world, are mighty giants too big to concede to lower costs. But for the Rust Belt cities and the theory of "low-cost high culture," some faltering institutions are seeing rebounds that ...

Anna Netrebko Supports East Ukrainians, Poses with Novorossian Flag at St. Petersburg Presser

A Russian-Austrian opera soprano, Anna Netrebko showed support to east Ukrainians during a press conference in St. Petersburg over the weekend. The world-renowned singer posed with of the top political leaders while holding the flag of Novorossia.

Nintendo's 'Legend of Zelda' Travels to Nashville Symphony and Chorus

For a more youthful readership, perhaps, the Nashville Symphony and Chorus is getting nostalgic — reliving the exciting adventures in "The Legend of Zelda," one of the classic video games live at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Wolfgang Rihm Receives Grawmeyer from University of Louisville for 'IN-SCHRIFT 2'

For Wolfgang Rihm, his follow-up composition "IN-SCHRIFT 2" has garnered a lot of attention and acclaim. Thus, for his astounding work, Rihm has been given the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov Announce St. Petersburg as Wedding Destination but 'Not in Winter'

It was announced that Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov had made plans to tie the knot earlier this year. And now, the couple announced St. Petersburg as their destination with Yusif chiming in "next summer," probably in August.

REVIEW: Sonya Yoncheva Debuts Memorable Mimì in Met's Middling 'Bohème'

Recently, the Metropolitan Opera has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Be it pre-season labor disputes with the man Peter Gelb, opening night unrest care of Leon Klinghoffer and Rudy Guiliani or just a simple technical glitch during the ...

Classicalite Q&A with Carolina Eyck & Christopher Tarnow on 'Improvisations for Theremin And Piano' (Butterscotch Records)

German theremin virtuoso Carolina Eyck and pianist/composer Christopher Tarnow set their American debut today by way of Improvisations for Theremin and Piano on Buttersctoch Records. Produced by Allen Farmelo, Improvisations modernizes the theremin ...

Robert Spano Leads Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Opening Night, Substitutes Show Consequence of Lockout

In the days following the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's collective bargaining agreement, the company kicked off the season with a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, led by ASO music director Robert Spano.

Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir Releases Latest Album 'Aerial' November 11 via Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics

Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir is set to release her latest album, 'Aerial,' on November 11th via Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics Records. 'Aerial' is composed of six new works with ensembles of varying sizes.

C-LITE A.V. Club - Lang Lang Performs Mozart at HARMAN Flagship Store in Manhattan

United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang celebrated the release of his 'The Mozart Album' at the HARMAN store in Midtown, Manhattan, where he was honored by HARMAN for his efforts in share his music and inspiring others.

PHOTOS: Cameron Carpenter Debuts His International Touring Organ with Shostakovich, Fauré at Town Hall in New York City

Last week, Classicalite took a stroll on Town Hall Way in Midtown, Manhattan to witness celebrated organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter in-person--touring in support of his Sony Classical debut If You Could Read My Mind (a record that quickly became the ...

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