A filmed concert at St. Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent, home of “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, features a premiere by Arvo Pärt in honor of the 15th-century work’s restoration.
A pair of live albums remind listeners of the power of rock concerts at a time when none are to be found.
A CD set documenting Presley’s intimate 1970 sessions in Music City bears out the singer’s view that he was at his best live in the studio with a responsive band.
The pianist’s latest album upends the traditional jazz paradigm where live performances and audiences are paramount, instead recording music alone that’s meant for listening in solitude.
A pair of new releases exemplify the reasons ambient music has soared in popularity during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The singer’s album joins unyielding calls for justice with hope for reconciliation.
Slickly produced and ably performed, the singer’s sexually charged album nonetheless sounds like music in search of a spark.
Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, offers a maximalist album that honors a bygone listening experience.
A collection of songs drawn from the virtual band’s web series highlights guest artists who range from emerging to famous, including Georgia, Beck and Elton John.
Bruce Springsteen’s 20th studio LP is an album tailored to longtime fans that explores aging, loss and the meaning found in music.
In the wake of his marriage’s dissolution and a string of professional setbacks, the rapper issues a downbeat, honest and darkly comic album.
Orchestras around the country have adopted a variety of engaging approaches, many of them digital, to perform safely during the pandemic.
New releases from Kurt Vile and Yo La Tengo feature original songs alongside covers and serve as reminders of the simple pleasure of listening to well-rendered music.
On a newly released recording of a 1962 concert in West Berlin, the singer performs with her usual dynamism and style.
This GPS-enabled work of public art uses an app to create a unique sonic experience on your next stroll.
The new solo album from the Sigur Rós frontman, created with English producer A.G. Cook, sends the artist in new sonic directions.
A previously unreleased recording of the pianist’s 1968 concert in a California school auditorium shows his quartet in fine, freewheeling form.
Pianist Lang Lang’s recordings of Bach’s towering work are serious but over-romantic efforts; composer Sarah Kirkland Snider’s piece is a prayer for endangered wildlife and their imperiled habitats.
The indie artist’s latest is a lengthy solo record that offers a harrowing view of the world.
The group’s self-titled debut album moves gracefully through various jazz styles.