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A Symphonic 'Revolution' From Alarm Will Sound

May 2, 2016

The new music ensemble from New York puts a bold, orchestral spin on that Beatles song you always skip over on the White Album.

DJ Sessions: Improvising In Harlem

April 27, 2016

Classical music DJ Terrance McKnight says there's a lot of improvisation going on right now, particularly in Harlem.

In Fort Worth Opera's 'JFK,' A Tension Between Joy And Tragedy

April 23, 2016

The show tells the story of the last night of the president's life. "We took the myth of JFK and we really attempted to make him mortal," librettist Royce Vavrek says.

Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics

April 22, 2016

With a career that began at age 7, the violinist became one of the 20th century's most beloved musicians and so much more than a virtuoso.

Art And Technology Intermingle In Sala's Two-Left-Handed 'Ravel'

April 15, 2016

Alva Noë revisits Anri Sala's Ravel Ravel Unraveled, which was part of the artist's solo show at the New Museum in New York City.

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