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Since 2009, the maximum security prison has been home to music workshops put on by Carnegie Hall and led by some of New York City's top musicians.
The My Lai Massacre occurred 50 years ago this week in Vietnam. An opera featuring the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vanessa Vo tells the story of an American soldier who tried to stop his own troops.
The audience slept, dreamed and sometimes snored — it's okay, that's what it's for — through this trance-inducing experience.
The conductor has sued New York's storied opera house after being fired earlier this week following the Met's internal investigation into allegations of sexual abusive conduct towards young artists.
When Edward Elgar debuted what came to be called his "Enigma Variations" in 1899, he left tantalizing clues in the score about a mystery contained in the music.
"The house that Jimmy built" has terminated its association with the conductor after an investigation found evidence of "sexually abusive and harassing conduct."
Discovered from 1984 rehearsal tapes, the downtown New York mainstay offers a gorgeous and loose piece of music with his quartet, featuring Arthur Russell on amplified cello.
The orchestra launched an independent investigation into an accusation made by one of its former interns. She is one of ten women to publicly accuse Dutoit of sexual misconduct.
On Friday the Boston Globe published allegations accusing of the conductor of sexual, emotional and physical abuse in the 1960s and '70s, in behavior that former students describe as "cult-like."
For fans of Beck, The Strokes and Lord Huron.