“Chad Smith, the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s chief operating officer, … will take over in Ojai for Thomas W. Morris, who is retiring in 2019 after 16 years in the position. Smith will continue to serve in his post at the L.A. Phil while beginning work…
Category Archives: music
The New York native has been practicing performance art, the most ephemeral of forms, since the 1970s. Now she has the biggest museum show of her career.
The Library of Congress added 25 new titles to the registry, including the Temptations’ “My Girl” and the blues classic “Sitting on Top of the World.”
“[The work] is hung on a musical frame. But more saliently to most audiences, perhaps, it is religious, it is social, it is political. … Maybe the technical term for it all is simply this: groovy.” Peter Dobrin considers the new recording of Mass, released for the Bernstein centennial, by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia […]
“Little colored bubbles float ever higher, growing larger as they rise toward the sky. People drift into a circle of six towering screens, wearing high-tech 3-D holographic visors, like moon-walkers taking their first steps in an alien atmosphere. They reach out their arms and use their thumbs and forefingers to pinch the air in front […]
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is thought to be the first professional orchestra in the world to form an ensemble of disabled musicians. The group is led by a disabled conductor, James Rose, who has cerebral palsy.
The latest mixtape by Logic, the Maryland-born rapper, opened with 123 million streams and 32,000 copies sold. He hit No. 1 with “Everybody” last May.
The British musician is collaborating with other artists to create a high-tech, immersive experience that will tour Europe and America.
Austin, which has been struck by a series of handmade bombs in the last few weeks, is on edge, so when the promotion company Live Nation said it had gotten an emailed bomb threat, the police took it seriously. They “scoured the area around the Fair Market venue, where a ‘Bud Light x The Roots […]
Oh: “‘Southern folk music’s overwhelming dominance — for all its championing by non-Southern liberals — also subtly reinforces the ‘heritage not hate’ defenses of the Confederate flag and other antebellum and pre–civil rights nostalgia,’ Josh Garrett-Davis, the Gamble assistant curator at the Autry Museum of the American West, wrote recently. This cultural rebranding began after […]