By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Last week, I ran into Billboard senior branding correspondent Andrew Hampp at the Digital Media Wire Music awards dinner (I was on a panel there), who dropped some interesting news: Billboard was announcing that night that it had begun integrating YouTube into its charts,...
José-Luis Novo conducts the ASO on February 10 & 11! Featuring music by Debussy & Sibelius
DEBUSSY & SIBELIUSFebruary 10 & 11! VERDI: Overture to Nabucco DEBUSSY/BÜSSER: Petite Suite LUTOSŁAWSKI: Mała Suita SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 Enjoy a world tour exploring themes of nationalism, led by Maestro José-Luis Novo. A delicate collection of French dances originally written for two pianos, the ASO presents Debussy’s Petite Suite. Dropping by Italy for a little opera, Maestro Novo will conduct the Overture to Verdi’s epic…
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Taylor Janzen announces new EP for the world to hear Interview conductedon April 15, 2019 by Dan Locke With her stunningly sparse melodies and minimalistic guitar riffs, 19 year old Taylor Janzen may seem softly spoken, but her staggering lyrical narrative and deeply personal writing sends a resounding message The Winnipeg artist garnered praise from the likes of New York Times with her debut EP, “…
Teacher Feature: Music classes should be place where kids can escape pressures and just have fun
Q&A with Jason Dyhouse, who teaches sixth-grade jazz band and seventh- and eighth-grade jazz ensemble at Granger Middle School.
Music Education Major Candice Shaughnessy ’10 Teaches & Sings Opera in NYC
Candice Shaughnessy may not have taken the traditional path to a career in New York City, but she’s glad to have traveled the road less taken. "I had to really fight, but it was a blessing because the…
How a community keeps the art of the opera alive in Eugene
University of Oregon junior Morgan Paige spends hours every week perfecting her craft. Along with the coaching she receives from Karen Esquivel, a university voice coach and director of the UO Opera Ensemble, the music performance major works to improve her vocal technique the way a pitcher practices a curveball. ...
Angela Brown Performs Opera in a Unique Way at Cheyney University
Grammy-nominated vocalist Angela Brown gave a unique performance before a diverse audience at Cheyney University which featured opera, pop and gospel at the Marian Anderson Music Center on Tuesday, February 9. Despite snowy weather, many turned out and rushed to find seats as Brown took the stage to perform "Opera...from a Sistah's Point of View." With her sensational voice, Brown introduced multiple pieces during her inspired…
Top Met Music Performances & Archived Music Shows
Top Live Music Performances from the Met Opera House in NYC w/archived gems from artists like Renee Flemind & Placido Domingo. 30 day FREE Radio Trial
Nov. 10: Opera Theatre
The Augustana Performing and Visual Arts will present "The Coffee Cantata," an opera theatre event featuring works by Johann Sebastian Bach, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Kresge Recital Hall.
How to Enjoy Ballet and Opera
I love opera and ballet, but I didn't always. I remember very excitedly going to my first ballet in San Francisco and leaving with no idea what I just saw and
HIV Patients Experience What It's Like To Be A Ballet Dancer
Living with an HIV diagnosis is tough. So Wednesday patients from a North Philadelphia recovery house got the chance to put their diagnosis aside and experience the beauty of dance.
Joffrey Ballet shows it's in top form at the Touhill
Program’s contemporary feel is a departure from company’s classical repertoire.
10 Boulder Restaurants Featured on TV
Boulderites love their local restaurants. Here are a few that also have grabbed national attention.
Nashville Ballet helps special needs children learn dance
The Nashville Ballet is helping special needs children learn the art of dance.
An etiquette guide to ballet and opera for beginners
People are sometimes worried that they will do the wrong thing at the opera. Our top five tips suggest there is no need to panic.
Live Stream of Metropolitan Opera’s Marnie Set for Saturday, Nov. 10
Date: Saturday, Nov. 10 Place: Harris Center Cinema, 1114 10th Ave., Grinnell Marnie, composed by Nico Muhly, is a gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which also inspired a film by…
Classical Music/Opera Listings for Nov. 4 — 10
A selected guide to performances of classical music in New York.
Yale Opera's production of "The Magic Flute" asks what it means to be human
Theater director Dustin Wills, a 2014 graduate of the Yale School of Drama, says there is a reckoning happening in his industry, an accountability for what one is putting on stage and what that work has to say socially and politically. "That's where I'm coming from," he said recently, during rehears
Getting to the Pointe: Amazing Ballet-Inspired Music Videos
Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" and Coldplay's "True Love" are actually just the latest in a long line of ballet-inspired music videos. Let's get to the pointe and check out some of the best.
What Beatboxing and Opera Singing Look Like Inside an MRI Machine
Beatboxing, the practice of producing drum machine-like beats (especially TR-808-like beats) with one's voice, has long since made the transition from parlor trick to acknowledged musical art form.