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The musician’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from Mr. Petty’s family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”
A joking “shred” video is made of the renowned violinist Daniel Hope, who fights back — raising serious questions of free speech, satire and taste.
The lead singer of the Irish rock band, who died at 46, wrote songs in the 1990s that deeply touched young women and Irish listeners while appealing to a worldwide audience.
Julien Turner, 20, is a budding filmmaker at Morehouse College, where he’s also a linebacker on the football team.
Vivaldi, a rising cellist and Jonas Kaufmann were among the highlights.
Hear the week's most notable new music from Tracey Thorn, the Chainsmokers, Brazilian Girls and more.
Daniele Gatti, in his second season as music director, led the ensemble in works by Bruckner, Mahler, Wagner and Bruch.
“Trumpet,” its score lost for decades, has been reconstructed for the three-week festival “Julius Eastman: That Which Is Fundamental.”
Berlin may be the most musically active city on earth. It’s also at a moment of transition, with a fresh crop of artistic leaders.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
The Curran Theater in San Francisco will host “Head Over Heels” from April 10 to May 6 to start off the theater’s first full season after being renovated.
Avec son académie musicale, le contre-ténor français espère ouvrir la musique classique à des milieux plus jeunes et plus divers, à la fois sur scène et dans le public.
The French countertenor hopes his music academy will attract a younger and more diverse crowd to the stage as well as to audiences.
Zubin Mehta, leaving after half a century, gives his baton to a 29-year-old Israeli conductor with a growing international career: Lahav Shani.
Bartlett Sher’s staging of “L’Elisir d’Amore” features Pretty Yende, who will take on an even more demanding role at the Met in April.
After years writing songs for Lady Antebellum and Meghan Trainor, among others, the 31-year-old shows off her own striking voice on her major-label debut.
For Judah Lang, a multitalented performer who grew up in SoHo, creativity seems to run in the family.
The indie-pop musician applied lessons learned while D.J.-ing and attending a workshop on race to her new album, “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”
Dave Fanning, an Irish music journalist and one of the first to discover the Cranberries, talks about how Dolores O'Riordan found a place between grunge and Brit pop that catapulted the band to international stardom.