Category: Music

Tony Conrad Was Such a Good Minimalist, He Was Almost Forgotten

A new documentary explores the life and work of this musician and artist, who died last year. He wanted to dissolve musical hierarchies.

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Classical Music in NYC This Week

Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

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Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.

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Review: A Soprano’s Sudden Solo Act

Miah Persson, on her own after a baritone partner fell ill, explored life and love in a thoughtful recital at Zankel Hall.

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Boss Hog’s Punk Rock Revs Up as It Hits Middle Age

Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer form one of New York’s longest-running rock couples. After a 17-year break, their band is back with a gritty album.

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Solange and Werner Herzog Among Artists at Red Bull Music Academy Festival

The festival will take place around New York City and will also pay tribute to Prince and Alice Coltrane.

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The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Gets a 50th Birthday Festival in Liverpool

The choreographer Mark Morris, the visual artists Jeremy Deller and Judy Chicago and DJ Spooky are among the participants in “Sgt. Pepper at 50” in Liverpool, the Beatles’ hometown.

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John Mayer Knows He Messed Up. He Wants Another Chance.

After more than five years of self-imposed pop exile, this guitar virtuoso wants another blockbuster album. Then he hopes to settle down.

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A Hat Designer for Rock Stars Turns to Opera

Christophe Coppens, a celebrated milliner for the likes of Rihanna, Grace Jones and Roisin Murphy, directs a Janacek work in Brussels.

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Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Entrant

Ukraine’s domestic intelligence agency said on Wednesday that it had prohibited Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for the contest.

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