Music

Nun kneeling on stage
Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J. June 07, 2019
Originally written by Georges Bernanos, the “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was turned into an opera by the French composer Francis Poulenc.
W. Ralph Eubanks February 18, 2019
My relationship with gospel music was forged not just on those Sunday mornings at home with Jackson and in church with my family but also on late nights in the backseat of a 1962 Chevy Bel Air sedan.
Justin Klassen February 08, 2019
What is there to gain from probing life’s wounds? Brandi Carlile has an answer in her new album.
Brandon Sanchez January 02, 2019
“Performing makes me feel vividly alive.”
Molly Mattingly December 14, 2018
Last year, 'America' published “An (unconventional) Advent Playlist.” This is my (much more conventional) Advent playlist.
Photo of the Velvet Underground and Nico (Cornell University - Division of Rare Manuscript Collections)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 13, 2018
In a new exhibit, we are treated to a kind of shrine to the band’s origins.