| May 13, 2008
| 6:21 PM
Soprano Leontyne Price, conductor James Levine, composer Carlisle Floyd and administrator Richard Gaddes will be the initial recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors.
The awards, patterned after the NEA Jazz Masters honors that were...
| Jul 26, 2008
LENOX, Mass. -- In 1986, Elliott Carter wrote "A Celebration of Some 100 x 150 Notes," a salute to Texas on its 150th anniversary. That may appear a lot of notes to fit into a three-minute piece, but this brash bevy of 11 fanfares all fighting for...
| Dec 7, 2007
The Los Angeles Philharmonic has done well with this year's Grammy nominations. Peter Lieberson's "Neruda Songs," which the orchestra premiered and co-commissioned with the Boston Symphony, has garnered nominations for best classical recording, best vocal...
| Sep 21, 2009
Leon Kirchner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of expressive, rigorous, atonal yet romantic music, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his home in New York. He was 90.
A pianist and conductor as well as a composer, Kirchner stood somewhat...
| Jul 30, 2009
When you can't get to the gym, exercise the way our ancestors did: move throughout the day. At first, this might feel inconvenient and bothersome.
But real-world fitness—walking, standing, raising and lifting grocery bags, cutting vegetables or...