Paul Buckmaster, Arranger on Hits by Bowie and More, Dies at 71

Mr. Buckmaster worked on classic songs by Elton John and dozens of others, melding rich orchestrations with rock, pop, jazz and country.

Park Avenue Armory Unveils Its 2018 Season

Its vast drill hall will host productions by artists including Ivo van Hove, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and William Kentridge.

The Soprano Barbara Hannigan on Girl Craziness and ‘Lulu’

An interview with the singer, who will perform at the Park Avenue Armory this week, about how “Lulu” has influenced her latest album and her career.

Nico Muhly on His New Opera and Women’s ‘Pressurized’ Lives

“Marnie,” based on a novel that inspired a Hitchcock film, opens in London on Saturday before coming to the Metropolitan Opera next season.

Nico Muhly on His New Opera and Women’s ‘Pressurized’ Lives

“Marnie,” based on a novel that inspired a Hitchcock film, opens in London on Saturday before coming to the Metropolitan Opera next season.

Album Review: Sharon Jones Says Farewell With ‘Soul of a Woman’

The final album by the soul singer, who died in 2016, had every bit of her energy and spirit.

Meet the Musicians Who Gave Isaac Hayes His Groove

A new boxed CD set helps shine a light on the band — born out of the Bar-Kays — that backed this soul star on “Hot Buttered Soul” and beyond.