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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.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Members of one of the classical music world's most celebrated orchestras will perform Sunday behind bars. Looking on will be celebrated conductor, Riccardo Muti.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Forty years after it became the first U.S. orchestra to visit China, the Philadelphia Orchestra is planning to go back with a new tour and new program.
Sunday, April 07, 2013
Tired of grumbling about economic austerity? Maybe it's time to sing about it.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A tenor from New Orleans has won the prestigious Beverly Sills Award that signals a star in the works.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
About 1,400 people attended a memorial service for Cliburn, who died Wednesday at 78 after fighting bone cancer.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
German conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch, acclaimed for his musical brilliance and unpretentious leadership of the Bavarian State Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra, has died. He was 89.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Most people consume their music while on the go these days - in cars, while jogging, in between smartphone calls or while working at a desk. Thousands of our favorite songs are just a playlist away.
Thursday, February 07, 2013
A fire-blowing stilt-walker with the Lyric Opera of Chicago who suffered second-degree burns during a dress rehearsal was released from the hospital Thursday.
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.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Afghan Youth Orchestra is to begin a 12-day U.S. tour that includes concerts at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and the New England Conservatory in Boston.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Simon Rattle will leave his post as chief conductor and artistic director of the Berlin Philharmonic when his contract ends in 2018, he said Thursday.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Russian opera diva Galina Vishnevskaya, who conquered audiences all over the world with her rich soprano, has died. Vishenvskaya, widow of famed cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, was 86.