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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.
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.