Old art form is flourishing in US as new opera companies open and works are premiered.
Foreign-born players and whites pick up the slack creating a global appeal and expanded songbook.
Maturing rockers doing what they know best, a rootsy songster with an audible ache, a British trio adding guitar, and more.
Fall theater opens with classics such as Chekhov's 'The Seagull' and Miller's 'All My Sons,' plus a little light relief in 'Billy Elliot' and 'Shrek.'
Intimate Hollywood club is becoming a breaking ground for new artists.
Transplanted Parisian brings Peru's back street rhythms to world's front stage.
As CD sales plummet, novelty gigs win box office bump and delight audiences.
Amy MacDonald launches US tour after her debut album hits No. 1 across Europe.
Metallica, The Verve, and David Byrne and Brian Eno regroup for three new albums that reprise some old themes and play with some new.
Kid's music gets a rock 'n' roll makeover that soothes adults.
The latest revival is more diffuse, raucous, and energetic than ever.
Latin reggae with a salsa tinge; Augustus Pablo's trance-inducing tunes; edgy, synthesized dance-hall grooves from British label Greensleeves; and more.
Barcelona-based bands wrap the traditional Spanish gypsy music into urban rhythms in an ever-evolving new fusion.
Sa Dingding's music melds traditional harmonies with offbeat electronica to create a layered hypnotic sound.
New International theater festival in California offers audiences a window on foreign cultures – and shared stories.
A debut album written from heartbreak, a Brian-Eno assisted attempt at reinvention, strikingly catchy Southern rock, and more.
Hao Jiang Tian's hard upbringing in the Cultural Revolution helped him find his voice.
In the heat of summer, the modern music festival attracts a throng of 70,000 to the heart of Tennessee.
'Passing Strange,' cabaret-style indie-rock songs; 'In the Heights,' nominated for 13 Tonys; the timeless American tunes of 'South Pacific'; and more.
A preview of the surprisingly hot competition for most of Broadway's coveted awards.