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Mariss Jansons is to leave the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, once dubbed by Gramophone as "the world's best orchestra". Who can follow him?
Welcome to Tour Journals, a Music Times segment where we ask some of our favorite up-and-coming bands to send us a dispatch from the road. This time around, we've asked Jimkata frontman Evan Friedell to keep a journal on tour with him.
Here comes the unaskable question - what is it with The Lark Ascending? The Vaughan Williams work has again topped the Classic FM Hall of Fame poll. It might have been edged out by the Rach 2 for the last few years, but it is a
Opera superstar Katherine Jenkins has finally been made a real woman. In a posting on Daily Mail, Jenkins revealed that she is 'thrilled and surprised' after accepting the proposal from her beau, Andrew Levitas.
Now starring on Broadway in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' the 'How I Met Your Mother' actor had some words for an overexcited fan: "I love you, Neil!" Harris reportedly yelled back, "I'm doing something up here, motherf–ker!"
Pop stars from Ricky Martin to Carly Rae Jepsen have ventured onto Broadway and West End stages, with mixed results.
For a good time, call the new German quartet Salut Salon. The group of women, trending on the social mediascapes, infuse a refreshing new blend of music, acrobatics and, believe it or not, some slapstick humor.
The word shakina--lowercase--is a distinctly Hebraic one. Specifically, it refers to the feminine presence of the divine spirit. Washed in the blood of Jimmy Carter's Southern Baptist on my mother's side, myself, I'm wont to call it the most ...
The stars and creative team behind the glam-rock musical's first Broadway production go behind the scenes into Hedwig's "wig room."
A Steinway grand, a Model A, 6 feet 2 inches long, which carries the serial number 87592, making it the 87,592nd piano since the company began--making pianos in the family kitchen. The item in question: an 1897 Steinway donated by Rose Gershwin.
In the spring of 1930, in a damp and dimly lit studio, on a Wisconsin village off Lake Michigan, Thomas and Wiley recorded a session of songs that for over half a century had been named masterpieces of pre-war Americana.
I first read about Tona Brown, one of the Beltway's best singing violinists, in my colleague Tim Smith's pitch perfect profile in the May 22, 2011 early edition of the Baltimore Sun. To wit, I've been following Miss Brown's career--performer, ...
If you haven't already heard (and since we reported on it, you should have), April is not only Jazz Appreciation Month...it's also National Poetry Month. And to celebrate, the good people at The Lambda Literary Review are clearly excited to share an ...
Sir Thomas Allen has been named "music adviser" to Scottish Opera. The company has been music directorless since the abrupt resignation of its then-new music director Emmauel Joel-Hornak.
Laura Wright has made the brave decision to run the London Marathon on Sunday in, well, hardly anything--stopping halfway through to sing "Jerusalem" on Tower Bridge.