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Classicalite Q&A with Robert Sirota

With both European bona fides (that Watson fellowship with Nadia Boulanger in Paris) and studies with composers that can sound European (those PhD lessons with Leon Kirchner at Harvard), American composer Robert Sirota remains precisely that: a ...

'Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions' Announces North American Tour, Including 30 New Dates

Classicalites, don't dare miss the opportunity to hear the must-see video game concert of the year: Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions. The travelling spectacle has finally announced its highly anticipated North American tour, including 30 new shows. ...

2015 Spoleto Festival USA Will Hear Chamber Music from Mark Applebaum, Osvaldo Golijov and Andrew Norman

The 2015 Spoleto Festival USA in gorgeous Charleston, South Carolina, what with its brilliant slate of orchestral, opera, chamber music, jazz, theater and dance performances, is just about here. Details concerning repertoire, performers, venues, ...

Princeton University Receives $10 Million Donation for New Music Facilities from Anonymous Alum

Princeton University has announced that it received a $10 million donation from an anonymous donor to be used in the construction of a new music building. The university hasn't given any hints as to whom the donor is, but we know that they'll ...

'Chicago,' 'Cats,' 'The Lion King' and More: Broadway's 7 Longest Running Theater Productions

This week marks several important dates for long-running Broadway productions, as Grease closed on this date during 1980 after 3,883 performances—at that point the record for longest running show in history in the New York theatre district—and ...

SoundCloud Partners With YouTube Copyright Enforcer Zefr

SoundCloud has announced a new partnership with Zefr, a content tracking company that currently works with YouTube to help identify songs on the platform and better facilitate either takedowns or ads being run against it. This means Zefr is YouTube's ...

7 Highest Priced Records on eBay Right Now: The Beatles, Minor Threat, Bach and More

Jack White made headlines a few weeks ago when he announced that he was the bidder who spent $300,000 for the acetate of Elvis Presley's original single, a 7" pressing from Sun Records featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin," ...

Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus Interview: 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Rapper Talks Recurring Dreams, Influences, Advice With "Wesley's Theory" Producer On BBC Radio 1 [LISTEN]

As promised, Flying Lotus took the time last night during his current residency with BBC Radio 1 to interview his frequent collaborator Kendrick Lamar about his latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly, for which FlyLo produced the opening track "Wesley's ...

B.B. King Hospitalized for Dehydration

The King of Blues, B.B. King, was rushed to the hospital last night, April 6, and treated for dehydration caused by his Type 2 diabetes. Initial reports did not include the reason for his hospital visit, but King's daughter later told 'The Los ...

The Best Choices for MLB Opening Day Anthems: Tinashe, Taylor Hicks, The Four Tops and More

The Major League Baseball Season is upon us and fans are flocking to their hometown stadiums to check out their respective squads begin the 162-game (more, if you're good) slog that is professional baseball. Part of the appeal of Opening Day is its ...

Classicalite Q&A with Loren M. Connors

The one, true guitar hero, Loren Connors is nothing if not prolific: 50-plus records as far flung as Drag City to Ecstatic Peace/Father Yod to Table of the Elements, as well as countless more via his own imprints (Daggett, St. Joan, Black Label, ...

Roomful of Teeth, Constella Festival Team Up for First-Ever Music Video

With Ward Swingle gone from the SATB earth and Tim Hauser transferring no more 'cross Manhattan, the timing couldn't be any more right for Roomful of Teeth to become our starriest vocal band. Fresh off one of the most exciting drones at the Met's ...

Amy Winehouse Documentary Trailer Reveals Heartbreaking Look at 'Rehab' Singer as Film Gets U.S. Distribution

One of the most talked about and highly anticipated music documentaries has finally received its first trailer. After plenty of buzz, fans have finally gotten the first glimpse of Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary, and it shows the story of the ...

Violinist Hilary Hahn Returns to Symphony Center in Chicago, Releases New Album of Concertos by Mozart and Vieuxtemps

Violinist Hilary Hahn will present a solo recital at Symphony Center on April 12, featuring works by Bach, Schumann and Debussy, as well as selections from her Grammy Award-winning album 'In 27 Pieces.' Hahn released her newest album, 'Mozart 5, ...

Picking The Final Four and NCAA Championship by Music Alumni: Will Kentucky, Duke, Wisconsin or Michigan State Win Out?

Music Times attempts to predict this weekend's Final Four basketball games and ultimately who will take the NCAA Championship game—Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke or Michigan State—by checking out what famous musicians attended the respective colleges.

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