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Shostakovich to Strobe Lights: National Symphony Orchestra Performs at Echostage to Younger Audience

Shostakovich to Strobe Lights: National Symphony Orchestra Performs at Echostage to Younger Audience >>

The National Symphony Orchestra may have made its most significant leap to getting a younger demographic into orchestral, bringing the power of symphonic chorus to the club--more specifically, a 3,000 cap venue called Echostage.

Lang Lang Mixes Prokofiev and Bartók with Rock 'n' Roll and Hip-Hop

GRAMMY: Lang Lang Mixes Prokofiev, Bartók with Rock 'n' Roll, Hip-Hop >>

The Chinese piano superstar has a very different take on the classical masters.

GIFT GUIDE: Top 6 Classical Music Recordings to Buy in 2014 >>

It's too late now to order a classical music CD or DVD for Christmas, but why not take the New Year as a cue to freshen up your musical tastes?

Isaac Mizrahi's Fashionable ‘Peter and the Wolf' Debuts at the Guggenheim with Juilliard Ensemble >>

Tickets are going fast for the Guggenheim Museum’s production of 'Peter and the Wolf,' directed by fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. Tickets remain for the December 13 performances only.

Here are Gramophone Magazine's Classical Music Awards for 2013

Here are Gramophone Magazine's Classical Music Awards for 2013 >>

Gramophone, which has been a scion of the classical music world since its establishment in 1923, has announced its latest round of awards--which, in turn, are perhaps the most-respected prizes the industry offers.

Just Follow Your Nose for Good Opera >>

The sweet smell of success? The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will hope so, as they add a new dimension to a new opera production--the sensation of smell.

YouTube Pianist Valentina Lisitsa Letting You Choose Program for New York Recital Debut at 92Y, Prizes Also Available >>

As if Classicalite needed another reason to <3 Valentina Lisitsa, YouTube's native pianist has gone and given us yet another one. Sorry, make that three (3). And before you ask, no, it's not a "Pearls Before Breakfast" triplicate.

BREAKING: Minnesota Orchestra Cancels Summer, Too >>

Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra have been locked out in salary disputes that recently passed the 10-month mark, becoming the longest of any U.S. symphony in decades. Sorry, Alfred Che Newman; it appears there will be no sounds of summer, either.

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