Alt-J Win Mercury Music Prize

November 2, 2012, 9:46 pm

Alt-J’s debut album, An Awesome Wave, saw off stiff competition from both young and veteran artists for best British album at the Barclaycard Mercury Music awards.

Bridging the Distance With Music

October 29, 2012, 11:39 pm

Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Orchestra does a lot of outreach work and arts education with children.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Plays at Carnegie Hall

October 29, 2012, 7:31 pm

Classical music lovers may think they have heard it all, but the world of classical music has just opened up new boundaries with the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s [...]

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Showcases Top Talent at Carnegie Hall Debut (Photos)

October 29, 2012, 2:50 am

Classical music lovers may think they have heard it all, but the classical world of music has just opened up new boundaries with Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s debut at [...]

Album Review: Martha Wainwright – ‘Come Home to Mama’

October 26, 2012, 8:27 am

The third studio album from this member of the famous singer-songwriting Wainwright family is an emotional look back over recent life experiences.

The History of Gu Zheng

October 25, 2012, 8:00 pm

Nowadays, the most common type of Gu Zheng has 21 strings, but there are also ones with 26 and 16 strings.

Album Review: Paul Banks – ‘Banks’

October 25, 2012, 10:06 am

Pre-Interpol material: a more organic, less detached sound, made up of new and personal songs, the writing of which Banks described as “purging and venting”.

Is Loud Music All That Bad?

October 22, 2012, 12:25 pm

According to the researchers at the Spanish National Research Council, music is indeed louder and less varied than ever before.

Notes on Music (Photo)

October 17, 2012, 8:35 pm

Honoree Robert Spano, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Debuts at Carnegie Hall

October 17, 2012, 5:42 pm

The orchestra opened with an air of eminence. The violins supported the trumpets’ regal, lustrous tones, which resonated throughout the hall. It was a wonderful, symphonic [...]

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