Contemporary chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound will release their new album, 'Alarm Will Sound Presents Modernists', via Cantaloupe Music on April 29. The collection includes their notable interpretation of The Beatles’ 'White Album' sound collage, “Revolution 9."
Seattle choreographer and dancer Kate Wallich premieres her 'Industrial Ballet' performance this Saturday night at the Moore Theatre. The show’s electro-industrial music will be provided by Cock & Swan’s Johnny Goss.
Innovative composer Andy Akiho has upped the ante with his recent symphony, "Ricochet," an orchestral performance incorporating percussionists “playing” a ping pong table.
Artist and producer Son Lux, né Ryan Lott, will take his experimental, electro-classical music on a U.S. tour this spring. Son Lux recently reformulated as a trio featuring Rafiq Bhatia on guitar and Ian Chang on drums.
The historic town of Portland, Maine, will be celebrating classical music this summer during its premiere Portland Bach Festival.
Pioneering composer and performer Frank Zappa was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 1990. In the last years of his life, the musician set about writing and performing some of the most challenging and rewarding works of his entire career.
Once heralded as the lo-fi prodigy behind the Microphones, songwriter Phil Elverum abandoned that moniker mid-aughts to revamp as Mount Eerie. Arising out of the mountain mist, his first project from the precipice was a hushed hymnal of natural anthems.
Briton Nicholas McCarthy is a classically trained concert pianist. He's excelled in the classical music world, and recently signed with Warner Classics. And he's accomplished all of this despite having only one hand.
Italian conductor Riccardo Muti will lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this April in commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Excitement for this year's Big Ears Festival builds with each performance announcement. Laurie Anderson, widow of Lou Reed and acclaimed performance artist in her own right, will perform pieces inspired by her late husband's avant-garde works as 'Lou Reed's DRONES.'
Can classical music be humorous? Should it be? Igudesman & Joo are a classical music duo who attempt to leaven the venerable genre with aspects of comedy and popular culture, while widening its mass appeal.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is renowned for performing George Frideric Handel’s famous “Hallelujah Chorus”. This year, the choir invited singers worldwide in joining them via internet submission to present the influential passage from Handel’s famous 'Messiah' oratorio.
Grammy-winning sextet eighth blackbird have announced a second concert at this year's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN. The Chicagoan contemporary classical group will be joined by special guests for their April 1 performance on the festival's "The Sanctuary" stage.
'House of Cards: Season 4 - Original Netflix Series Soundtrack' will be released by Varèse Sarabande on April 1. Composed by musician Jeff Beale, his fourth collection of the hit Netflix show’s score continues to impress with its austere, ominous aesthetic.
Experimental composer Joseph Bertolozzi’s latest offering, 'Tower Music / Musique de la Tour', uses only the sounds of the Eiffel Tower to create ten compellingly musical creations.