Spotify might be building a smart speaker of its own

Spotify appears to be working a smart speaker that it says will be "category defining," according to new job listings. "Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical products and set up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply cha…

An Unlikely Youth Revolution at the Paris Opera

Nearly 100,000 people younger than age 28 came to see the centuries-old company last season, contradicting a worldwide trend of aging opera audiences.

‘Black Panther’ Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too

The superhero film has broken box office records, and now its soundtrack, featuring Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and SZA, has opened in the top spot.

Watch Ping-Pong Make Its New York Philharmonic Debut

Table-tennis-playing soloists swing paddles, hand drums, small gongs and even a wine glass in Andy Akiho’s unconventional concerto, “Ricochet.”

Violin, Percussion … and Ping-Pong?

Two U.S. national table tennis champions play each other — at the New York Philharmonic. The unique performance uses sounds from an intense match alongside a full symphony orchestra.

A Female Composers’ Competition Announces Its First Winners

National Sawdust’s Hildegard Competition, for rising female and non-binary composers, announced three winners, who will present new work on June 12.

Cultured Traveler: Retracing America’s Musical Canvas

In the 3-D film “America’s Musical Journey,” the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc takes viewers on an exuberant exploration of the country’s creative roots.