Tania León Wins Music Pulitzer for ‘Stride’

In the 1990s, the composer Tania León was named a new-music adviser to the New York Philharmonic. But the orchestra didn’t play any of her work again then. It made up for misplaced time in February 2020, when the Philharmonic premiered Ms. León’s “Stride,” a piece each solemn and celebratory,…

Juilliard Students Protest Tuition Increase With Marches and Music

The Juilliard School, one of many world’s main performing arts conservatories, is healthier recognized for recitals than picket strains. But college students protesting a deliberate tuition improve occupied elements of its Lincoln Center campus this week and, after they had been later barred from coming into a college constructing, led…

Lorde’s Sunburst, and 10 More New Songs

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and movies. Just need the music? Listen to the Playlist on Spotify right here (or discover our profile: nytimes). Like what you hear? Let us know at [email protected] and join our Louder…

How a Family Transformed the Look of European Theater

Many of us haven’t seen the inside of a theater in effectively over a 12 months. But as efficiency areas round the nation are on the verge of reopening, the Morgan Library & Museum is providing a quietly astonishing reminder of what we’ve been lacking. Open by Sept. 12 at…

A Trailblazing Female Conductor Is Still Alone on the Trail

BALTIMORE — On Saturday, June 5, a steamy night right here, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gave a small, socially distanced live performance to rejoice two milestones. It was a starting: the orchestra’s first efficiency for a reside viewers in 15 months, and a long-awaited “return to what we’re here for,”…

In the ’80s, Post-Punk Filled New York Clubs. Their Videos Captured It.

In the summer season of 1975, Pat Ivers filmed a legendary pageant of unsigned rock bands at CBGB, which included Talking Heads, Blondie and Ramones. Ivers had unauthorized however quick access to gear, due to her day job in the Public Access Department at Manhattan Cable TV, and different members…

Bobby Rush Lived the Blues. Six Decades On, He’s Still Playing Them.

The air was thick with termites when Bobby Rush stepped onto an out of doors stage in New Orleans for one among his first dwell performances in over a 12 months — an uncharacteristically lengthy break, the results of pandemic shutdowns, in a profession that started in the wake of…

The Enduring Appeal of Italian Composers’ Dramatic ‘Library Music’

One day in the summertime of 2011, Lorenzo Fabrizi rode with a pal to an deserted warehouse far exterior of Rome. The custodian of the constructing, who mentioned he had purchased it for round $100, allow them to inside to have a look at its contents: 10,000 vinyl LPs, by…

Fermenting Philip Glass: René Redzepi on Music and Cooking

René Redzepi is the chef and proprietor of the acclaimed restaurant Noma in Copenhagen. His menus are heavy on native, seasonal, foraged elements, in addition to the usage of fermentation to make issues like pine cones edible. For a dialog with him primarily based round an alternate of items of…