Music News

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January 12, 2021
The newly recorded concerts feature perennial favorites including the Takács Quartet, Jordi Savall, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
January 5, 2021
Two months before the composer’s 80th birthday, a premiere sets the stage.
January 4, 2021
The Mansion’s famed music room goes global in a virtual season streamed from artists’ hometown venues around the world.
January 4, 2021
Baritone Quinn Kelsey headlines a performance that combines opera and local culture.
December 22, 2020
Benefits to the arts are slated primarily for performance venues and museums.
December 22, 2020
If grand opera won’t fly in the pandemic, these smaller productions will.
December 22, 2020
Dust-to-Digital label issues the “B Sides” from the early 78s that comprised the original collection.
December 21, 2020
The beloved artist was principal pianist with SFS for nearly half a century.
December 19, 2020
The experimental composer and critic rounds the final bend in the road.