Music

Karla Burns, Who Broke a ‘British Tonys’ Color Barrier, Dies at 66

Karla Burns, a singer and actor who in 1991 won a Laurence Olivier Award, Britain’s highest stage honor, for her…

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Grammy Officials Oppose an Open Hearing on Reasons for Ousting C.E.O.

As the organization behind the Grammy Awards prepares for an arbitration hearing next month with Deborah Dugan, its ousted chief…

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Overlooked No More: Jobriath, Openly Gay Glam Rocker in the ’70s

His space alien persona and theatrical rock music drew comparisons to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust character. But American audiences seemed…

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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…

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Lorde’s Sunburst, and 10 More New Songs

About the last thing to be expected from a songwriter as moody and intense as Lorde was a carefree ditty…

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A Trailblazing Female Conductor Is Still Alone on the Trail

BALTIMORE — On Saturday, June 5, a steamy evening here, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gave a small, socially distanced concert…

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The government vows to fix a plagued relief program for live-event businesses.

Tracey Tee, the chief executive of Band of Mothers Media, which puts on a women’s comedy tour, got an email…

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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 outdoor stage in New Orleans for one of…

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

One day in the summer of 2011, Lorenzo Fabrizi rode with a friend to an abandoned warehouse far outside of…

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Is the Yeezy Gap Jacket Really Any Good?

The reveal of the first Yeezy Gap jacket on June 8, a year after the partnership between Kanye West and…

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