Review: ‘The Hours’ Returns to the Met Opera With Its Stars

Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara and Joyce DiDonato reprised their roles in Kevin Puts’s adaptation of the award-winning novel and film.


George Carlin’s Estate Reaches Settlement After A.I. Podcast

The estate had accused two podcast hosts of infringing on its copyrights by training an A.I. algorithm on five decades…


OpenAI Unveils A.I. Technology That Recreates Human Voices

The start-up is sharing the technology, Voice Engine, with a small group of early testers as it tries to understand…


When the Voice You Hear Is Not the Actor You See

The playwright Lucas Hnath has been making magic with the sound of speech. Now he’s directing a play by Mona…


What Was The Village Voice?

“The Freaks Came Out to Write” is an oral history of America’s most important alternative weekly.


No, That’s Not Taylor Swift Peddling Le Creuset Cookware

The singer did not promote a giveaway of the popular cookware, but an artificially generated version of her voice suggested…


Hola! This Is Mayor Eric Adams, Making an A.I. Robocall

New York City is embracing artificial intelligence and using it to send robocalls featuring the mayor’s voice in many languages.


If You’ve Ever Heard a Voice That Wasn’t There, This Could Be Why

With a ghostly finger in a lab, researchers coaxed people to hear phantom voices.


Terence Davies, 77, Dies; Filmmaker Mined Literature and His Own Life

With a poetic sensibility, “Distant Voices, Still Lives” echoed his Liverpool upbringing, and “The House of Mirth” put Edith Wharton’s…


Renata Scotto Spun an Actor’s Insight Into Vocal Gold

The Italian soprano’s dramatic acumen and hard-to-characterize voice brought a range of classic opera heroines vividly and emotionally to life.

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