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French conductor Ludovic Morlot

Augustin Hadelich & SSO Win Best Classical Instrumental Solo Grammy >>

The Seattle Symphony's recording of Dutilleux's Violin Concerto, L'arbre des songes with violinist Augustin Hadelich has just won a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. This recording is part of a three-disc, multi-year recording project on Seattle Symphony Media, the orchestra's in-house record label.

Choreographer John Neumeier

2016 Grammy Awards Hit 7-Year Ratings Low >>

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Lady Gaga

David Bowie's Son Duncan Jones Tweets Response to Lady Gaga’s Grammy Tribute >>

Following Lady Gaga’s tribute to David Bowie this Monday, Bowie’s son Duncan Jones took to twitter to comment on the performance. Many have taken Duncan’s comment, the dictionary definition of gaga, to mean that he was unhappy with her tribute to the Star Man. Check out the tweet for yourself to decide.


Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks ‘Hamilton’ Hip-Hop Roots >>

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking new musical, 'Hamilton,' has become on of the biggest things to ever hit Broadway.The show tells the story of Alexander Hamilton with a diverse cast and through hip-hop music. The show has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The cast will also perform live via satellite from their home theater at the Grammy ceremonies. Now Miranda is opening up about the shows use of hip-hop and how it fits perfectly with Hamilton’s story.

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - After Party

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Grammy History: Ricky Martin, Elton John & Eminem Before ‘Hamilton’ Broadcast >>

It was recently announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical 'Hamilton' was going to perform at the Grammy Awards ceremonies on Feb 15. This will be the eighth musical theater performance at the Grammys. However, this time is a bit different. The cast will be performing from their theater in NYC, while the Grammy’s will be broadcasting from L.A. Now Lin-Manuel Miranda is opening up about making Grammy history. Miranda is also discussing some the most memorable moments from Grammys past including Ricky Martin's “Cup of Life’ performance and Eminem and Elton John’s “Stan,” collaboration.

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57th Annual Grammy Noms Announced >>

What do hit a capella group Pentatonix, dead Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach and Austrailian rapper Iggy Azalea all have in common? They were all nominated for 2015 Grammy Awards!

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Talk Jazz Compilation 'Cheek to Cheek' and 'The Lady is a Tramp' Cover Video

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Talk Jazz Compilation 'Cheek to Cheek' and 'The Lady is a Tramp' Cover Video >>

Gaga was quoted as saying, "You know, it's funny, but jazz comes a little more comfortable for me than pop music, than R&B music."

Marian McPartland, Longtime Host of NPR's "Piano Jazz" and "First Lady of Jazz," Dead at 95 >>

Marian McPartland, a British musician who hosted a jazz program on National Public Radio for more than four decades, has died at age 95, NPR said on its website.


Dale Warland Inducted Into American Classical Music Hall of Fame [PHOTOS] >>

And then there were two in Cincinnati. Alongside the legendary Robert Shaw, Grammy-winning Dale Warland (b. April 14, 1932) is now the only other choral conductor to have be inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame.

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