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September 11, 2019

The musician, songwriter, composer and producer has made a name for himself by playing with the likes of Amanda Palmer.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra And Musicians Continue To Clash As New Season Approaches

September 10, 2019

After nearly a year, the 103-year-old orchestra's musicians and management are still at odds over a new contract. Its new season is scheduled to begin on Saturday.

Marian Anderson: The Most Modest Trailblazer

August 27, 2019

The Black contralto put European art music and African-American spirituals in parity — and in her art, paved the way for generations of singers after her, both inside and outside classical music.

Tragic Fire Sparks Julia Wolfe's Latest Look At American Labor History

August 26, 2019

On her new album, Fire in My Mouth, the Pulitzer-winning composer documents the tragedy behind New York City's 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.

New Operas Look To The Black Experience In America

August 26, 2019

Three major opera companies debuted operas this summer, all written by and starring African Americans.

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