Music Articles archive
Listen R. Kelly's Queer, Campy 'Closet' Reopens
Listen Kennedy Center's New Organ No Longer A Pipe Dream
Listen Do Orchestras Really Need Conductors?
Read 'Treme' Ep. 31: To Call It Quits WBGO
Listen After Decades Of Dreaming, Dolly Parton Says, 'Dream More'
November 27, 2012 – In her new book Dream More, Parton explains the principles behind her enormous commercial success.
Read A Critic Atones
Read Joyce DiDonato: Sublime Singing Makes The Unreal Real
November 27, 2012 – Hear a celebrated mezzo-soprano sing an aria from her exceptional new recording of Baroque opera.
Watch Bedroom Dancing: Le Tigre By Accident
Listen Meshell Ndegeocello Honors Simone's 'Sovereign Soul'
November 26, 2012 – The singer performs the songs of Nina Simone on her new album, Pour Une Âme Souveraine.
Watch 100 Years Of Don Byas And Teddy Wilson
Read Michel Van Der Aa Wins The Grawemeyer Award For Music
November 25, 2012 – Watch an excerpt of a cello concerto/short film that has earned the Dutch composer the prize.
Listen Martha Wainwright On New Motherhood, And A Mother Lost
November 25, 2012 – Wainwright's newest album was inspired by two big changes in her family — a birth and a death.
Watch Alicia Keys: How A 'Girl On Fire' Keeps From Burning Out
November 25, 2012 – Now married and a mother, Keys says she's more vigilant than ever about remaining productive.
Listen Missy Mazzoli: A New Opera And New Attitude For Classical Music
November 23, 2012 – The young composer from Brooklyn battles the stereotypes in classical music.