As they leave the road behind, Mr. Simon and Ms. Baez aren’t entirely looking back. Their farewell tours reached New York this weekend.
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Opera Philadelphia’s O18 festival, which continues through Sunday, has more success with standard offerings than out-of-the-box events.
After enduring an emotional crash, a breakup and the death of a mentor, the Swedish star has her first album in eight years and the most transcendent song of her career.
Turning the page with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, its first new music director since 1976, the Met is readying new works — and planning forays into its city.
David Frost juggles the sounds of orchestra players, unpredictable singers and moving sets to make broadcasts that are as high-quality as studio recordings.
The company opened its season with an inert, old-fashioned staging of Saint-Saëns’s “Samson et Dalila,” with Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca.
Trained as an educator, Ms. Nelson spent 40 years performing music from across the African diaspora as the leader of Women of the Calabash.
“Cry Pretty,” the singer’s sixth LP, is her fourth to top the Billboard chart.
SiriusXM had already invested $480 million in Pandora, which has struggled to grow in the face of competition from Spotify and Apple.
In a piece she describes as “sort of a play,” the poet and singer journeys through her past, with a little help from her children.
The opening of the New York Philharmonic’s season, and its new music director, were among the highlights.
The pianist has spent over two decades committed to his own vision, but he’s never been fully accepted as a marquee bandleader. That’s changing.
Dr. DiChiera built an opera company that presented world-class talent at a time when Detroit’s population was dwindling and its future looked bleak.
Marine Le Pen called rapper Médine’s decision to cancel the shows “a victory for all victims of Islamist terrorism.”
At the season-opening gala concert, Mr. van Zweden made a strong statement about new music. But his approach to repertory staples remains problematic.
The countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo has planned an all-star art-clothes-dance-video spectacle to accompany the release of his new album, “ARC.”
Hear new music from Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, Kesha, Rosanne Cash and others.
The 45-ton set for Wagner’s sprawling masterpiece was noisy and glitch-prone in its last outing. So the Met has been working for months to fix it.
The one-time rap mogul on Thursday pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in a 2015 case tied to the film “Straight Outta Compton.”
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.
Elina Garanca, Anna Netrebko and newcomers rehearse “Samson et Dalila,” “Aida” and “La Bohème” for the Metropolitan Opera’s opening week.
Writing in-depth features about stars can be an art form. But it’s been changing in recent years.
The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, presented a site-specific, politically charged program, “Of Arms and the Man,” in the ornate Park Avenue Armory.
The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall has a new child, a new label and a new lease on life with her 10th album, “Wanderer.”
A documentary reveals its octogenarian subject as still busy and productive, and not a little haunted by memories of friends now gone.
The band is scheduled to take the stage for the annual extravaganza on Feb. 3 in Atlanta.
We went behind the scenes with Jaap van Zweden in the weeklong run-up to his first performance as the orchestra’s music director.
Listening to the nine songs on “Piano & a Microphone 1983,” the first album of material from Prince’s storied vault, feels like eavesdropping on the artist at work.
The almost-three-year renovation includes the 406-seat Linbury Theater, and more public spaces in the foyer.
The famous are saying less (if anything at all), granting interviews to their friends and sharing on social media. What’s being lost? Almost everything.