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REVIEW: Irish Melodies Shine in James Galway’s Premiere of Irish Flute Concerto with the CSO at Ravinia

The U.S. premiere of 'Linen and Lace,' a flute concerto by Bill Whelan, was an unusual and welcome event at Ravinia on Tuesday night. Whelan is best known as the composer of 'Riverdance,' the Irish music show that step-danced its way into music ...

Georgian Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili Shows Proud Natural Talent of 'Motherland' on New Album from Sony Classical

Aggregating web articles about Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili, you may find that the piano virtuoso has some sort of, well, complex. Whether it be unremitting self-indulgence or excessive pride, can you knock someone who's an undeniable ...

CLICK: Amira Willighagen Face Morph Maria Callas, Fillmore Street Jazz Fest, Neiman Marcus for Boston, Boulder Dinner Shrek Sounds

In a truly disturbing YouTube video, you, too, can watch Amira Willighagen's face morph back 'n' forth into the face of Maria Callas. Don't say we didn't warn you...

In the Material World: Eric Dolphy's Handwritten Notes on Physics, Psychoacoustics and Other Real Modalities of Free Jazz

The enigmatic quality of Eric Dolphy supersedes the strange circumstances surrounding his death. A major proponent of non-Western thinking, particularly regarding America's reception to non-linear jazz forms, the actuality of sound dominated Dolphy's ...

Dr. John's Louis Armstrong Tribute Album, 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,' Out on Concord Records August 19

If you aren't in the know, Dr. John and his crazy theatrics are a worldwide phenomenon. And now, the New Orleans saint (yet, not a football player) will release a compilation of what he considers the most important tracks from Louis "Satchmo" ...

PBS History Detectives Special Investigation Premieres 'The Disappearance of Glenn Miller' on July 8

PBS will be the latest to premiere the story of Glenn Miller and his disappearance over the English Channel. The program, History Detectives Special Investigations, will feature "The Disappearance of Glenn Miller" on July 8 at 9 P.M.

62nd Annual DownBeat Mag Critics Poll Results Are In, Jane Ira Bloom and Vijay Iyer Among Top Winners in Jazz

The DownBeat Critics Poll is the quintessential list for jazz heavyweights and serious contenders in the music world. This year, Jane Ira Bloom won soprano saxophonist of the year (and #8 jazz album of the year).

Ben Folds Talks Piano Concerto, Bartok and the Babysitter Next Door with Gramophone

Songwriting comes from a variety of instruments, the basis of songs never being dependent on one set medium (in this case, medium being the instrument the song derives from). For me, that is an acoustic guitar.

Classicalite Q&A with 'Kinky Boots' Star Billy Porter

With a Tony Award, a new album, and an autobiographical play coming up this fall at Primary Stages, Billy Porter is on several rolls at once.

Tour Journals: Jimkata Frontman Evan Friedell Talks Festivals, Cops, And Rehearsal Space

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. In our latest installation, we've asked Jimkata frontman Evan Friedell to keep a journal on tour with him. This ...

CLICK: Gelb's Met House Graffiti Vandal, NEA Names Four New Jazz Masters, $45 Million Strad Viola Doesn't Sell

We're not saying that Peter Gelb is the Banksy of Lincoln Center, but it certainly couldn't hurt his recent problems at the Met lately.

Owl City 'Beautiful Times' Video from Ultraviolet EP (Republic Records) Features Violinist Lindsey Stirling [VIDEO]

OWL CITY has teamed up with RollingStone.com to debut the music video for his latest single "Beautiful Times (ft. Lindsey Stirling)" today. You can view the video here! The premiere comes just in time for tomorrow's digital release of the ...

Classicalite Q&A with Daryl Waters

Daryl Waters also worked on 'After Midnight,' 'The Color Purple,' 'Jelly's Last Jam' and 'Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk.'

LINK: Purple Haze with Cellists Emil and Dariel, Lady Gaga Marries Tony Bennett?, Pearl Jam Covers Let It Go!

America's Got Talent indeed with brothers Emil and Dariel who play Jimi Hendrix...taught by their Russian grandfather.

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