I am so thankful for Abel Meeropol's brilliant creation because "Strange Fruit"'s growing power gives me hope. The pen just could be mightier than the sword after all.
The current version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute at Los Angeles Opera raises two essential artistic questions (plus, perhaps, eyebrows).
Audra McDonald revealed herself as not only possessing a stellar soprano voice, but also a sparkling wit, winning personality and a strong social consciousness and conscience.
Composed of two musical pieces, each over 30 minutes in length, the release offers a poetic perspective on the current state of the natural world.
MINNEAPOLIS (PAI) -- Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, locked out of their jobs for the past year, were devastated by the Oct. 1 resignation of its music director, Osmo Vänskä, who quit when management refused to end the lockout in time for rehearsals for a concert at Carnegie Hall.
With the Oct. 3 announcement that New York City Opera is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the city and the entire country are losing a major cultural institution.
Bruce Springsteen has mustered his best Spanish in a tribute to the people of Argentina.
"You can't board that flight. You're not welcome in New Zealand."
The 63-year-old singer said at a concert in Quebec City, Canada, on July 14, that until the law is abolished in Florida, he will "never" perform there again.
The music is representative of the free style era that bore it, but there is nothing obsolete about this compilation. It illuminate a period when musical expression played an important role in progressive politics.