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MONAD Studio Releases Two-String Piezoelectric Violin Worthy of Sci-Fi Movie

Perhaps it was bound to happen to the violin, but the 2-string piezoelectric designed by MONAD Studio brings a violin worthy of its own sci-fi movie. Something out of the Fifth Element, indeed, it's one of five modern instruments designed by the ...

Village Vanguard, New York's Most Cherished Jazz Club, Turns 80

In a nation full of monuments, of which President Barack Obama has been on a crusade to protect, there may be no city in the U.S. more historically rooted in Americana than New York City. But on a smaller scale, through a more narrow scope, it is the ...

NYFOS Presents 'Bel Canto/Can Belto' for Emerging Artist Series

The New York Festival of Song will be presenting 'Bel Canto/Can Belto' as a part of its Emerging Artist Series and exploration of Italian song. The show marks NYFOS’s seventh annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.

'Mozart in the Jungle' Author Blair Tindall Dishes on the Hit Amazon TV Series--Renewed for 2nd Season

'Mozart in the Jungle,' the hit TV series about love, ambition and jealousy backstage at the symphony, was recently renewed for a second season on Amazon Instant Video. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Tindall about her book, the series, ...

Nothin' But A 'G' Thang: Warren G and Kenny G Teaming Up for 'Regulate' Performance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

It ain't nothin' by a 'G' thang. The hip-hop world was devastated by the death of the iconic Nate Dogg during 2011, however Warren G was not going to let the pair's hit single "Regulate" go to the grave as well. The rapper will be performing the song ...

Oscars 2015: Alexandre Desplat Wins Other Music Prize as 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat took home the prize for the other Oscar in music, winning the Academy Award for Best Original Score with his works for The Grand Budapest Hotel. He took advantage of his good odds-two of the five nominations for the prize were in ...

California Symphony and Postmodern Jukebox Team Up for "Speakeasy Symphony"

The California Symphony will perform with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox in a special event titled “Speakeasy Symphony” this coming June.

Mohamed Shams Performs Solo Debut At Carnegie Hall in April

Carnegie Hall will be hosting the Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams solo debut in April. During the program, Shams will perform works by Chopin, Carter, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scarlatti and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim.

Dallas Street Choir of Homeless Community Members Performs First Show

The crowd packed in the Dallas City Performance Hall to see the Dallas Street Choir perform in 'Street Requiem,' Jan. 25. No, this is not Texas’s newest, hottest performance group. It is a choir made up of community members who are all homeless.

Eschenbach to Step Down as National Symphony Orchestra Music Director in 2017

Christoph Eschenbach, the controversial music director of the National Symphony Orchestra and The Kennedy Center, will step down from his post in the 2017-18 season after seven years.

Drake and 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Top Albums Sales Charts; Sam Smith, Beck and '2015 Grammy Nominees' Gets Award Show Boost

Thanks to a week featuring at least two huge debuts, the album charts this week aren't too far from what the Billboard 200 reflected. Drake starts out with the biggest release of the year thus far, and in fact the biggest release of the last year ...

Metropolitan Opera Schedule for 2015'16 Season Released; New Productions from Verdi, Berg and Strauss in Store

The Metropolitan Opera released its 2015-'16 season schedule yesterday, featuring six brand new productions and some classics to keep the seats filled as well.

Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

The 2015 class of wordsmiths to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame includes a cowboy, a blues legend and two Deadheads. Toby Keith, Willie Dixon and the partnership of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter will all be welcomed to the hall during ...

WMI Presents 'Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming,' Concluding 'Around the World, Around the City' Series

The World Music Institute will conclude its 2014-15 concert series Around the World, Around the City with "Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming," which will be a 30th anniversary celebration.

Brandee Younger to Play New Piece 'Prophetika: An Oratorio' for Greenwich House Music School's Uncharted Concert Series with Mia Theodoratus, Courtney Bryan.

Instrumentalist Brandee Younger will be presenting her new performance piece "Prophetika: An Oratorio," which will feature harpist Mia Theodoratus and pianist Courtney Bryan, for the Greenwich House Music School's Uncharted Concert Series.

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