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“Only the Sound Remains,” Kaija Saariaho and Peter Sellars’s reinterpretation of Ezra Pound’s translation of two Noh plays, arrives in New York.
The Spanish musician invests the genre’s complex, finger-clicking rhythms and deep, intense style of singing with playful samples and slogans with attitude.
The Austrian festival has announced that operas exploring the myths of Oedipus, Medea and Orpheus will be on the bill next summer.
What you need to know from Wednesday’s TV, music and movie news.
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.”
After its debut at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, “A Crack in Everything” will open at the Jewish Museum next year.
Topping the charts this week: One of rap’s biggest producers and “Thank U, Next,” a surprise smash about Grande’s exes.
What you need to know from Monday’s TV, music and movie news.
The music of Fluxus, a nebulous and anti-establishment art movement of the 1960s, is receiving a season-long festival at the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Ate9, the choreographer Danielle Agami’s company, performs with the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche onstage, but he’s not the center of attention.
Composer portraits, anime scores and music in Los Angeles were among the highlights.
What you need to know from today’s TV, music and movie news.
Hear tracks by Ariana Grande, Cherry Glazerr, Bayonne, Julia Jacklin and others.
Robert Carsen’s louche, lively staging, which is being revived for the first time in almost 20 years, stars the bass-baritone Christian Van Horn.
The trumpeter, who died at 49, was a singular figure dedicated to keeping jazz’s past in dialogue with its future.
An eminent composer and force in contemporary music talks about reaching a life and career milestone.
“Minimalism and Me,” Ms. Tharp’s two-part program at the Joyce Theater, pays homage to her early years as an experimentalist.
With 350 pieces, the Warhol retrospective at the Whitney sets aside the icon’s persona and focuses on his art.
For 41 years, Dom Salvador has been playing jazz standards at the River Café under the Brooklyn Bridge. He’s ready for the spotlight again.
The Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV musician is battling leukemia. But after a lifetime of making challenging art, she isn’t done shocking the world yet.
Once again, the Country Music Association Awards will follow a mass shooting of its fans, but talk about guns is unlikely to come up during the show.
Freddie Mercury’s set in July 1985 is often called one of the greatest live performances of all time. What made those 21 minutes so memorable?
An appearance by the South Korean band was canceled because of a T-shirt one of its members once wore, featuring a photo of the bombing of Nagasaki.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
His more than 100 movie scores also included “A Man and a Woman,” whose distinctive title song was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
What you need to know from Thursday’s TV, music and movie news.