It has entertained, and sometimes enraged, generations of audiences. Now the Gershwin classic is opening the Metropolitan Opera’s season.
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Two years ago, the Nashville disrupter won a Grammy and a new kind of country music stardom. Then he realized he wanted something different.
This week in federal court, a polarizing musician was an eager witness, describing how his career was tied to his association with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. These are excerpts from his days on the stand.
“Porgy and Bess” was written by three white men. But African-American composers have long been crafting ambitious music dramas.
Hear tracks by Soccer Mommy, Celine Dion, Gang Starr and others.
George Gurdjieff arranged traditional chants and dances as piano miniatures. Now a fuller instrumentation is returning.
A familiar sight in downtown New York clubs as both a spectator and a performer, he often read his poems to jazz accompaniment.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
It was the third day of testimony by Tekashi 69, who has sat for hours, detailing the inner workings of the gang and hip-hop industry.
She is working toward a third act as a novelist, and her new book, “Year of the Monkey,” blends fact and fiction.
At ALT 92.3 FM, where they don’t say “rock,” it’s a mix of millennial oldies and newer, pop-leaning and electronic folk from bands like Bastille and Smith & Thell.
Bob Stevens’s fond look at a life-changing night for the young Beatles should satisfy more than die-hard fans.
Her Madame X show reimagines pop spectacle for a theater stage, merging her newest music and calls for political awareness with striking intimacy.
The London rapper and spoken-word practitioner brings music and verse together, and adds some politics and social observation.
Mary Wilson, a founding member of the sensational vocal group, is ready for her fashion close-up.
As a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers and as a photographer, filmmaker and musicologist, he devoted his life to the traditional music of the rural South.
Some sources said the Cars frontman, who died Sunday, was 70. Here’s how The Times figured out the right age.
Nikolaus Bachler will take over the annual event, and Christian Thielemann and his Staatskapelle Dresden will move on after 2022.
The musician’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” bumped Tool from the top spot on the album chart with the equivalent of 489,000 sales in the United States.
The Cars’ co-founder, who had a gift for coating clever ideas in radio-friendly rock, has died at 75.
At 54, the singer and dancer has been courting controversy and shifting her sound. This week she comes to Sony Hall in Manhattan.
‘Trapcorridos’ — tales of love, bandits, heroes and gangsters — are a sensation in California and Mexico.
A Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, he wrote songs that updated classic sounds and managed to please both punk-rock fans and a broader pop audience.
The art star queen of New York cool has started afresh in the creative hubbub of Los Angeles, just like everyone else.