Composer Sir John Tavener, one of the greatest British figures in contemporary classical music has died at the age of 69.
Orchestra London finished in the black for the fourth year in a row, as revenue topped expenses by $30,476 for the 2012- 2013 season, figures released at its annual general meeting Thursday show.
A busy schedule is, of course, a mark of success for a conductor. And few conductors are busier than the French-Canadian who will lead the Kansas City Symphony in three concerts.
Volume 2 of 'Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts' and J.S. Bach offerings highlight gift options for classical music lovers.
Here's the sort of thing that really brightens the day of a classical musician like violist Katie Dey.
Classical music is the heart and soul of the original Giving Thanks. This year features a tribute to Bach, including Simone Dinnerstein; Eric Whitacre's gorgeous setting of e.e. cumming's "i thank You God for most this amazing day"; ...
By Laurie Niles: How is it that Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos has such impeccable sound, articulation and musicality, and can still keep a kind of raw human quality in his playing? His musical phrases have the motion of an arrow soaring on its ...
McGill music graduate creates his own opportunity with Pronto...Musica
Put these masterpieces on your playlist and you'll never hear music the same way again. Many musicians draw a line between pop and classical music. Not Gershwin. He blurred classical music and jazz—the pop music of his day—and created one of the ...
The Christmas season is an elastic thing. All sorts of people have an interest in stretching out the celebrations to make them last as long as possible.