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"Expect a less horny Wolf, the cutting of a centerpiece song, and no dead Rapunzel as Stephen Sondheim reveals changes to Disney’s big-screen version of his musical." [Daily Beast]
Ravinia has unveiled the newest addition to its sculpture collection, a monumental painted stainless-steel figure by celebrated Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa. Titled "Silent Music," the 2012 sculpture was inspired by Plensa’s musical experiences as ...
Beethoven may not have envisioned such a modern approach to his works so far into the future. Towards the end of his career, he may not been envisioning much at all, either.
Santa Fe Opera's 2014 season, which begins on June 27, contains much to look forward to: the American premiere of 'Dr. Sun Yat-Sen'; an ingenious pairing of Mozart’s 'The Impresario' with Stravinsky’s 'Le Rossignol'; as well a new production of ...
Opera singer (i.e. personal trainer) Maggie Lane strips down to sing in a sexy red bikini on America's Got Talent. The always sage Howard Stern said he wished she would’ve left her clothes on...so he could have focused more on her singing skills.
So what do we think about this new initiative from the BBC, this idea to create a UK-wide scheme to introduce children to classical music through a proscribed list of "Ten Pieces"?
Here's hoping Meryl Streep does Maria Callas better than Tyne Daly did Maria Callas in a new film version of Terrence McNally’s play 'Master Class' for HBO.
With an upcoming tour through the States and England--with Neil Gaiman at Carnegie Hall, no less--Classicalite caught up with the string-benders to get some notes on their sound, what's to come for the band, etc.
The Met Opera has hit some hard times, and those times just continue to fall closer to the floor as the company seeks concession from its workers amid labor talks and contract negotiations.
The New York Philharmonic's Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music is presented every two years, Per Nørgård being the second recipient after the late French composer Henri Dutilleux.
If Game of Thrones is your fancy and young talent your drink of choice, then you have to hear the latest haunting folk dirge "The Rains of Castamere," a GoT original with lyrics by the series' creator, George R.R. Martin, and music by Ramin ...
The American Players Theatre performs the works of Shakespeare and other classic plays in the woods just outside Spring Green, Wis., every summer.
Ludovic Morlot's band has gone viral, ruffling the feathers of many a classical musician who argue that the cover was either a jocular time-piece or a salty gimmick.
I remember a tour guide during my college commencement ceremony once said that if you dove into the Hudson or East rivers that you'd come out with another limb. But no one said anything about a grand piano.
It is perhaps like an insatiable drinker that Sung Jin Hong maintains such prolificacy--and with such a deft hand and approach to his original pieces.