WCPE says that six contemporary operas being presented this season by the Metropolitan Opera — including ones dealing with violence, race and LGBTQ issues — are "unsuitable" for broadcast.
American cellist Katie Tertell is seeking to recover from Japan forgotten manuscripts by Spanish composer Gaspar Cassadó.
In his work alongside bandmate Adam Wiltzie, McBride warped and wondered at new pathways for ambient music.
Absent from the recording studio for more than a decade, the restless musician has commissioned six composers for his new album.
With plenty of humor, the octogenarian talks about her far-reaching career — including why she fled the modernist school of composers — and some mysterious visitations from her dead heroes.
The opera star who once sang on stages around the world suddenly pleaded guilty to sexual assault on Friday. The assaulted man, singer Samuel Schultz, reflects on the experiences he has endured.
The Columbia University professor and New York Times columnist traces the intersecting lines of race and music in American history.
The pianist, who died last week, was an inspiration to a generation of Black and brown musicians who followed in his pioneering footsteps.
Octavia Butler's novel Parable of the Sower — depicting a dystopian U.S. in 2024 — was published 30 years ago. Toshi Reagon's new musical retelling explores the web of past, present and future.
The composer, in a new collaboration with the Grammy-winning choir The Crossing, uses the words of Jeff Bezos and William Penn to explore connections among farming, colonialism and capitalism.
The band's sophomore album, Earthdrawn Skies, connects the dots in wildly diverse music spanning eight centuries.
ÁTTA, the band's first album in 10 years, sports an orchestra of strings, high-flying vocalism and its signature bittersweet melodies.
Vikings were ruthless warriors, but also preserved art. This has inspired a new album of Lullabies for Piano and Cello from composer Gabríel Ólafs.
Composer Robert Beaser has been fired from the renowned performing arts conservatory after an independent investigation found that he had broken Juilliard policies and "misrepresented facts."
Saariaho, who battled a male-dominated educational system in her native Finland, forged a strong and singular voice in contemporary music.