Wayne Peterson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dies at 93

Wayne Peterson, a prolific composer whose fraught winning of the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 stirred debate about whether experts or average listeners were the best judges of music, died on April 7 in San Francisco. He was 93. His son Grant confirmed the death, in a hospital, which he said came just seven weeks after that of Mr. Peterson’s companion […]

Julia Stone On How St Vincent Helped Shape Her New Album ‘Sixty Summers’

It’s nearly nine years since Julia Stone’s second and most recent solo album, By the Horns, and three and a half years since Angus & Julia Stone’s latest release, Snow. It’s been a time of extensive creative exploration for the elder Stone sibling, ultimately leading to a mid-career artistic rebirth. Working alongside producer and co-writer Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman) and […]

Paul Kellogg, New York City Opera Impresario, Dies at 84

Paul Kellogg, an innovative impresario who led the Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, N.Y., and later, during a dynamic and financially precarious period, also led the New York City Opera, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Cooperstown. He was 84. His death was announced by the Glimmerglass Festival, as the company is now called. No cause was given. Mr. Kellogg […]

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