The beloved musician had a slight frame, an almost feminine voice and a late revival after a promising start and years of neglect.
Army Pvt. Danny Chen fatally shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011. The real-life tragedy has inspired a new production by the Washington National Opera with a libretto by playwright David Henry Hwang.
In the tradition of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, composers from Japan, Armenia and the U.S. paint colorful pictures by posing soloists in front of orchestras.
A carnival, a funhouse, a carousel atop the tallest building in the world — all are imagined settings for music of Ellis and Argue at the Newport Jazz Festival.
A week after announcing publicly that he had cancer, the widely beloved Spanish conductor has died at age 80.
Although his music is popular, Strauss remains an enigma to some and a polarizing figure for others. To mark the composer’s sesquicentennial, here’s a puzzler to test know-it-alls and tempt newbies.
Like brides and grooms, wedding songs come in all varieties. Test your smarts with this smorgasbord of matrimonial music.
A version of the hit “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.
The guitarist and composer says that in spite of all the styles of music he’s played — Indian Carnatic, classical, jazz, rock, blues — there’s always more to learn.
The pianist’s refined and lyrical style is on display as she performs her own “Night Train” in a session from 2008.