Jul 28, 2014 — One hundred years after the start of World War I, hear a range of pop and classical music from artists of the era. Some music reflects the war's violence, some gives solace.
Jul 26, 2014 — With labor negotiations growing more strained, a lockout seems likely next week at the Metropolitan Opera. Management says payroll must be trimmed while unions want to curb production costs.
Jul 24, 2014 — If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
Jul 16, 2014 — Twenty years ago, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti gave a sold-out concert at LA's Dodger Stadium. It still echoes today in both the music business and public TV.
Jun 24, 2014 — The sale of the most expensive musical instrument in history could be announced Wednesday. And it's a viola. (Will the viola jokes stop now?)
Jun 18, 2014 — Swaying triple time has besotted dancers and musicians alike around the globe. But the quintessential high-society dance has surprisingly indecent roots.
Jun 3, 2014 — Two weeks after the initial furor regarding mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught's first performance at the Glyndebourne Festival in the U.K., we're still examining how women are valued onstage.
May 28, 2014 — A star mezzo shares forthright and inspiring thoughts about making a life as an artist. "You will never make it," she says. "'It' doesn't exist for an artist."
May 24, 2014 — Hear evocative music about fallen heroes — from a symphony by the son of a Civil War bandsman to a song honoring a young Marine from Alabama.
May 20, 2014 — Over the weekend, five London-based critics reviewed a new opera production — and each attacked the weight of one of the female soloists. Do they treat male vocalists the same way?