John Adams and Peter Sellars’s opera about J. Robert Oppenheimer opened in Santa Fe, a short drive from where the story takes place.
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Listen to excerpts as our chief classical music critic explains why he loves the piece (while understanding why it provokes exasperation).
New albums from Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake and J. Cole showcase rap’s superstars staring down their role as the genre’s elders.
Hear tracks from Childish Gambino, Tom Petty, Metric, Benny Blanco and others.
In this production of J.M. Barrie’s 1904 play, Bernstein’s neglected score brings out the characters’ melancholic desires.
Other presidents have dawdled, too, but President Trump is the first to go this long without awarding national medals in the arts and humanities.
For nearly half a century after her divorce from Frank Sinatra, she remained his cherished and devoted friend.
Lang Lang at Tanglewood, Radiohead at Madison Square Garden and John Zorn at the Frick Collection were among the highlights.
Recent concert stagings of “West Side Story” and “On the Town” show the pitfalls — and solutions — for symphonic performances of these musicals.
Mr. Samberg talks about “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation,” NBC’s rescue of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” and how fatherhood is a little like “S.N.L.”
Some of Germany’s most noted artists are lending their talents to two high-profile productions at prestigious music festivals.
The Dance on Camera Festival comes to Lincoln Center, and the Robin Williams documentary debuts on HBO.
The director of a new documentary said he consulted addiction experts and repeatedly interviewed her brothers to reveal her childhood abuse.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
This documentary about the jazz drummer speaks to the pulse of life.
John Amato resigned as C.E.O. of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group weeks after a report that he suppressed articles about a music executive accused of harassment.
Maria Schneider, Abdullah Ibrahim, Bob Dorough and Stanley Crouch are the 2019 honorees.
In addition to being a busy studio musician, Mr. Watrous released more than a dozen albums under his own name and for a while led a jazz-rock big band.
David Longstreth turns away from the electronic sounds of his last album, embracing warmer tones on an LP that celebrates love while grappling with political dread.
The police in Florida said on Wednesday that they had arrested one of two gunmen in the 20-year-old musician’s death, but were still seeking an additional assailant.
With “Head Over Heels” in previews, we looked at how five Go-Go’s songs evolved into musical-theater numbers.
A woman told Variety that Mr. Simmons, who has been accused of at least a dozen instances of sexual misconduct, forced himself upon her on a date in 1990.
The pop-rock songstress and MTV star gave up celebrity in 2008. Now she has a whole new famous family, and they’re coming for the Kardashians’s time slot.
A hip-hop writer became the target of superfan ire — and the rapper’s own fury — after she posted a message about Ms. Minaj’s musical direction.
Radiohead returns to Madison Square Garden, the Boston Symphony Orchestra heads to its summer home and Ms. Childs restages her minimalist opus “Available Light.”
Mr. Knussen was 15 when he led the London Symphony Orchestra in his First Symphony. He matured into a major composer, conductor and mentor.
The rapper’s “Scorpion” debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 the week that a major shift gives paid streams more weight on the charts than free ones.
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, “Yellow Submarine” is returning to theaters. But why stop there? The Fab Four’s other major films are streaming, as well.