Organizations are getting creative as they are forced to shutter their doors in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just as schools and universities are turning to virtual classrooms, one of New York’s most prestigious arts organizations is finding a way to share its work with the world even behind closed doors. To that end, the Metropolitan Opera is offering free nightly live streams to keep opera lovers around the world connected.
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As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe, more and more countries are asking their populations to make sacrifices. In Italy, which currently has the most cases of COVID-19 outside of China, this means placing the entire nation on lockdown. Italians are being asked to stay indoors and only leave the house for essential errands like purchasing groceries and medical necessities.
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Björk is known for her avant-garde, experimental music style, and her latest project is no exception. The Icelandic artist recently collaborated with Microsoft and Sister City hotel in New York to create AI-generated music that changes according to the weather. Titled Kórsafn (meaning “choir archive” in Icelandic), the composition was made using choral arrangements that Björk recorded over the course of her career.
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January 1 is a time to start fresh and look forward to the coming year full of possibilities. And for art and culture lovers, New Year’s Day is more than just a time to ruminate on resolutions—it’s also Public Domain Day. Each year, on January 1, new pieces of art, literature, music, and cinema enter into the public domain.
Looking to the past can help foster greater appreciation for a variety of subjects, including music.