Thursday, February 28, 2013
William Bennett, the San Francisco Symphony's principal oboist who collapsed while performing the Strauss Oboe Concerto on Saturday, died Thursday morning in a San Francisco hospital.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
On May 19, 1958, some five weeks after winning the first Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Van Cliburn gave a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
San Francisco Symphony principal oboist William Bennett, who collapsed in mid-performance of Strauss's Oboe Concerto, remains in a hospital in "guarded" condition Tuesday.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Harlem Shake, the latest Internet dance meme that has seemingly sprouted up overnight, has been given the chamber orchestra treatment by the Knights.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The San Francisco Symphony beats the Minnesota Orchestra, which had been considered a sentimental favorite because of its bitter and protracted labor dispute.
Friday, February 08, 2013
James DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors to have a major career, despite two significant physical ailments, died Friday in Scottsdale, AZ.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The Bucharest Symphony Orchestra staged a flash mob in the departure lounge of Henri Coanda International Airport near Bucharest on Monday.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Just two women conductors are scheduled to appear in New York's major concert halls next season. Why aren't there more?
Monday, February 04, 2013
The artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet said he knows who ordered an acid attack that left him with severe burns to his eyes and face but won't say, voicing hope that investigators will soon name the perpetrator.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
At a press conference Tuesday to announce its 2013-14 season, the New Jersey Symphony wasn't discussing the recent resignation of its president and CEO.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Film directors and biographers have tried, with mixed results, to portray the reclusive and brilliant pianist Martha Argerich. Now, her filmmaker daughter is giving it a shot.