Kelly, once one of the biggest and most influential stars in pop music, has been dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct since the mid 1990s.
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The field and audiences are watching for the fruits of a new relationship at the San Francisco Symphony.
She wowed Pharrell in an N.Y.U. class and held her own in a label bidding war. Now the 24-year-old singer and songwriter is making her first major artistic statement.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin's latest conducting appearance at the Metropolitan Opera and a newly reissued boxed set of music by black composers were among the highlights.
A studio mainstay first in Memphis and later in Nashville, Mr. Young recorded with Elvis Presley and countless others.
“Hoodie SZN” had the equivalent of 56,000 sales in the United States, down 4 percent from last week, and the “Spider-Man” soundtrack rose to No. 2.
Rabid fans flock to a restaurant serving as a shrine to the singer Teresa Teng, whose music was banned in China for being “decadent.” Long after her death, the government has warmed to her appeal.
In a meditative program, Cantata Profana offers a quietly riveting performance of an eerie piece about the final chapter in the life of a nun and mystic.
Rock music fans have emerged from the digital underground in Nigeria.
She and Belinda Carlisle, later of the Go-Go’s, answered an ad looking for “two untalented girls” and ended up in one of the first punk groups in Los Angeles.
From British punk-rap to 1970s-influenced country to morbid electronic pop, a guide to new artists to watch.
The renowned soul singer said in a statement to Variety that it was “unfortunate that our national anthem has been dragged into this debate.”
Hear tracks by the Cranberries, Tamaryn, Dawn, the Killers and others.
The soprano Sabine Devieilhe offered an evening of first-rate chamber music for her first performance at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.
The elegant Cleveland Orchestra staged the Strauss work that reflects most sweetly and profoundly on its strange, irreplaceable art form.
Henry James Mason was wanted on charges he threatened a father who accuses the R&B singer of holding his daughter captive.
The Paris-based company Théâtre de la Ville brings a blend of five Ionesco plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
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.
The pop culture phenomenon and the luxury group are teaming up, and it’s about a lot more than fashion.
Julia Bullock, the museum’s artist in residence, presented “Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine” with the composer-percussionist Tyshawn Sorey.
Jaap van Zweden led the New York Philharmonic in a concert that, despite lackluster programming, was exceptional.
She was best known for her hit record “Dark Moon,” but her greatest achievement may have been her success as a businesswoman.
Richard Egarr will become the next music director of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in San Francisco, succeeding Nicholas McGegan.
A team in Cremona, Italy, wants to preserve every note from the world’s finest instruments before they become too fragile to play. But perfect recordings need silence. Lots of it.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin decisively conveys the subliminal intensity that courses through Debussy’s “Pelléas et Mélisande.”
Two documentaries try to unpack a spectacular scheme by Billy McFarland, now in prison, who used social media to sell a music festival in the Bahamas.
The English musician’s style has seeped into pop’s commercial mainstream. On his fourth album, his greatest challenges are his own past and a new lyrical frontier: intimacy.
Jeremy Geffen, part of Carnegie’s artistic planning team for 12 years, will lead Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley.
The 15-year-old institution is known for its size and scope. But a new Half Marathon provided an opportunity to stop and savor that informed the entire festival.
A German bass-baritone who was called one of the 20th century’s most important interpreters of his countryman. He was also prized for his acting.
Mr. Pearlman’s ARP synthesizers were once ubiquitous in pop and electronic music. By the mid-1970s, they commanded 40 percent of the market.
The musician, a 15-time winner herself, takes over from James Corden a year after the Grammys faced backlash over gender diversity.
Her performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” made her a Broadway legend.
Openly gay performing arts leaders are still rare. So it was a breath of fresh air to chat about coming out and Celine Dion with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his partner.