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New YouTube 'Musical Experts' Clip Nails Air Canada on Strict and Arbitrary Limitations of Instruments

If it's got ivory in it then it can't fly — most musicians know this. But some of the arbitrary limitations put on brass, woodwind, percussion or any instrument for that matter has been outlined in a hilarious new satire video, Air Canada - Musical ...

Marvin Hamlisch's Widow, Terre Blair, Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Over Composer's Death

He planned on leaving her his Oscars even if she divorced him, that's the kind of man Marvin Hamlisch was. Terre Blair is now returning the favor and having her late-husbands back as she files a lawsuit for medical malpractice on the time of his ...

Yo-Yo Ma's Daughter, Emily Horner Ma, Asked Dad Not to Play at Wedding Reception in Massachusetts

Your father is a master cellist and you need a tight group for your wedding reception, so what do you do? Well, in the case of Emily Horner Ma, the progeny of the world-renowned Yo-Yo Ma, ask your father not to play.

Blame It on Age: Bill Frisell's Latest LP 'Guitar in the Space Age' Misses Mark, Lacks Impact

Bill Frisell's latest disc, Guitar in the Space Age, hasn't landed easily on some listeners. As David Graham at The Atlantic reports, the function of the album departs from being "complicated enough" and, instead, stays a little more stationary.

MacArthur Genius' Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer Take to Town Hall on Saturday, October 11

A MacArthur Fellowship winner, Chris Thile of the Punch Brothers will team up with bassist and composer (and fellow MacArthur Genius) Edgar Meyer for a one-off at New York City's Town Hall on Saturday, October 11.

Gustavo Dudamel and Director Alberto Arvelo Team Up to Score New Simon Bolivar Film 'The Liberator'

A most resounding political figure, Simon Bolivar was paid tribute in the U.S. this weekend via the new movie about his life in "The Liberator." And the film premieres the first ever scoring efforts of none other than the famous conductor Gustavo ...

Technical Difficulty: Berlin Philharmonie's Schuke Organ Breaks on Cameron Carpenter During 'Organist in Residency' Program

Bad tidings surrounded an unsuspecting Cameron Carpenter during his season opening performance for the Berlin Philharmonie in Germany. With a nearly full hall, the Philharmonie's Schuke organ broke and kept a note perpetually sounding.

Yuval Sharon Announces Latest Venture 'Industry Records,' Debuting 'Invisible Cities' Opera as First Release

Avant-garde opera company The Industry recently announced plans for a mobile entitled "Hopscotch," and now Yuval Sharon will take to another venture: a recording label, Industry Records.

Colorado Symphony Orchestra's Summer-Ending Concert Concludes 'Classically Cannabis' Series at Red Rocks Amphitheater

A while back, Classicalite wrote about the Colorado Symphony and its latest efforts at bringing a "higher listening" concert series to patrons. Entitled "Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series," its end-of-summer concert brought some listeners a ...

TRAILER: Violinist Joshua Bell's 'A YoungArts Masterclass' HBO Special Premieres Tuesday, October 14

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell recently took to the D.C. catacombs to perform for a busy crowd who stopped to hear Bach. Now, on Tuesday, October 14, Bell will be paid tribute by HBO with a new documentary, Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass.

Bryce Dessner, Knights, Bang on a Can, Wordless Music Performing at Brookfield Place Winter Garden for New Sounds Live

Classicalite favorite The National’s Bryce Dessner is back at it again. This time with The Knights, Bang on a Can All-Stars and the world premiere of Mike Oldfield's Tubular as part of New Sounds Live, a free, three-night series at Brookfield Place ...

Seven Years Later, Joshua Bell Performs Again for D.C. Audiences at Most Recent Union Station Performance

Just seven years after his D.C. metro debut, Joshua Bell took to the Union Station stop for a similar social experiment--however, this time he would be far from ignored.

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

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.

John Lurie Exhibition 'There Are Things You Don't Know About' Premieres at Cavin-Morris Gallery

Lounge Lizard and iconic television personality, John Lurie, will have an exclusive premiere with Cavin-Morris Gallery from September 18 to October 25 with his latest exhibition John Lurie: There Are Things You Don't Know About.

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

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

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