The 2015 Lincoln Center Festival will kick off with a multimedia showcase of Danny Elfman’s “Music from the Films of Tim Burton.” Other performance include works by the Cleveland Orchestra and stage troupes, the Druid Theatre Company of Ireland and Cheek by Jowl.
Anne Hathaway returns to the stage as the lead in The Public Theater’s production of "Grounded," directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor.
English pianist Mark Bebbington will present “You Don’t Have to Be Jewish," a concert about Jewish musicians and the Jewish influence. The concert will present the world premiere of four lost works by pianist Harriet Cohen. George Gerswhin's songbook as well as works by Debussy, Arthur Bliss and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco will also be presented.
Opera Atelier, the busiest touring opera company in North America, has announced that it will be regularly appearing at the Royal Opera at the Palace of Versailles in France every other season.
The Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association, in partnership with Carnegie Hall, has announced “Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.” Beginning with the 2015-16 season, the project will commission a collection of 50 new works, 10 per year over five years, devoted to the most recent approaches to the string quartet.
The Danish National Chamber Orchestra, which was on the brink of shutting down after funding for the ensemble was canceled, has raised enough money from private donations to keep the orchestra open. The DNCO learned last year that on Jan. 1, 2015, it would be shut down due to budget cuts.
No, Rachel Barton Pine is not a stranger to Mozart. In fact, you may even call her an expert. On January 13, for Avie Records, the acclaimed violinist released 'Mozart: Complete Violin Concertos and the Sinfonia Concertante K364'--accompanied by Sir Neville Marriner's Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Ever the scholar, and well before any mics were placed, Pine spent a lot of time reading, listening and absorbing as much as she could about that celebrated son of Leopold
The Smithsonian has announced that it is considering opening new exhibition space in east London’s cultural quarter in Olympic Park. This will be the first time the 168-year-old museum will expand beyond the United States.
An apology statement has been released by the Seoul Music Awards after news that Taeyeon of popular K-pop group Girls’ Generation fell through a hole in the stage while performing at the ceremony.
Prosecutors are appealing the year and two month sentence given to Ladies’ Code manager and asking for a harsher sentence. Known only by his last name, Park was found guilty of causing the fatal car crash that killed groups members, EunB and RiSE, and seriously injured another member, Sojung.
The 2014-15 Early Music series at The Miller Theatre at Columbia University's School of the Arts will continue with “From the Imperial Court” featuring Stile Antico.
Helga Schmidt, the former art director of The Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Spain, who was suspended, arrested and released after financial irregularities appeared at the opera house, has been replaced. Davide Livermore, head of the Teatro Baretti in Turin, Italy, has been named the new art director.
The New York Festival of Song is back with “NYFOS Next,” a three-day, premiere-filled concert at OPERA America’s National Opera Center. This year’s concerts include works by Adam Guettel, George Steel, Paul Moravec and Bright Sheng.
The Suffers, the award-winning, 10-piece soul collective from Houston, have recently released their new EP "Make Some Room," and after doing so they will set out on a West Coast tour starting in February.
Talking Heads founder David Byrne is presenting a new show "Contemporary Color," which pairs various musicians with high school color guard teams. Kelis, St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, Nelly Furtado and Nico Muhly with Ira Glass will all be performing at the four productions.