The Associated Press appears in the following:
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said.
Friday, July 25, 2014
A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January was sentenced Thursday to 3 1/2 years in prison.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Ma entertained Wednesday at the court's annual spring musical concert in an ornate conference room beneath portraits of Chief Justices Warren Burger and William Rehnquist.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
The Denver city attorney's office issued letters Thursday warning the orchestra that the series could violate state laws against public consumption of marijuana.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
The prize committee said Sellars has showed that classical music is not about dusty sheet music, but "a way of reflecting and depicting the world."
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Conductor Osmo Vanska is returning after having resigned in October during a lockout of musicians that lasted 16 months.
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Hundreds of items from the estate of the celebrated pianist Van Cliburn are scheduled to go up for auction next month. An 1869 Bechstein anyone?
Thursday, February 06, 2014
The rare multimillion dollar Stradivarius violin stolen last month in Wisconsin has been recovered, police said Thursday.
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Maestro Riccardo Muti has extended his contract with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through 2020.
Monday, January 20, 2014
The manager of Vanessa-Mae says the musician will be swapping her violin for skis to compete at the Winter Olympics.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
For longtime Broadway actor Danny Burstein, the big challenge in preparing for his Metropolitan Opera debut has been "trying to find the funny."
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vänskä resigned Tuesday amid a labor impasse that has dragged on for more than a year as management pushed for deep cuts to musicians' salaries.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Orchestra on Monday canceled upcoming performances at Carnegie Hall due to its contract impasse with musicians — a move that could lead to the departure of its Finnish conductor, Osmo Vanska.
Sunday, September 08, 2013
The northern Italian town where Antonio Stradivari and other master violin-makers worked will open a new museum celebrating the instrument.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
A Mozart opera performed at one of Austria's premier music festivals has made an unscheduled splash after a boat carrying three singers overturned and dumped them into a lake.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
La Scala's board of directors has named the artistic director of the Salzburg Festival Alexander Pereira as the opera house's new general manager.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
A production of Tannhauser is causing a stir because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dying in gas chambers and members of a family having their heads shaved before being executed.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Osmo Vanska says he will resign as music director if the orchestra loses a prestigious concert at Carnegie Hall in November because of the ongoing lockout.