The Associated Press appears in the following:
Sunday, July 01, 2012
Have the teeth of two famed 19th-century composers been stolen from their graves? Austrian prosecutors are trying to find out.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Bess is taking a rest.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Philly Pops wants to get rid of the artistic director who has been its leader for more than three decades, saying his contract is too expensive.
Friday, June 08, 2012
A year after the Grammy Awards cut 31 categories, sparking protests and a lawsuit by Latin jazz musicians, the music organization has made more changes by adding three awards.
Friday, June 01, 2012
A Turkish court has formally charged an internationally known Turkish pianist and composer with insulting Islamic religious values in comments he made on Twitter.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Organizers of a classical music festival in Zimbabwe say authorities arrested a prominent British music personality at a concert in the second city of Bulawayo.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Jonas Kaufmann says he lip synched his performance of the Champions League theme before last weekend's final in Munich.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A London museum is putting the conductor's baton in visitors' hands, allowing guests to direct a virtual orchestra using three-dimensional motion sensors.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
A $200 million lawsuit has been filed in New York federal court on behalf of four Hungarian musicians and dancers aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off the coast of Italy in January.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Roman Totenberg, a violin instructor from Poland whose nine-decade career featured concert performances before kings and presidents and helped produce dozens of accomplished musicians, has died at age 101.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
A Stradivarius cello housed at the Spanish Royal Palace was broken in an accident, an official said Monday. The instrument could be worth more than $20 million.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded significantly smaller grants to established PBS programs this year.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Philadelphia Orchestra will travel to China next month for a packed schedule of concerts in four cities, master classes, cultural exchange forums and community outreach.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Philadelphia Orchestra says it has reached a settlement with the national pension fund representing musicians for the financially struggling organization.
Monday, April 23, 2012
The cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins Sarah Jessica Parker and Forest Whitaker in adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools.
Friday, April 20, 2012
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the direction of world-renowned conductor Riccardo Muti performed in Russia on Wednesday for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Alec Baldwin visited the nation's capitol to press for increased federal funding for the arts after government dollars were cut last year. Arts funding is shaping up as an election-year issue.
Monday, April 09, 2012
Box office figures released Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway's all-time highest grossing show from "The Phantom of the Opera."
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Twenty years ago, as mortar shells began raining down on Sarajevo, killing his friends and neighbors, Vedran Smajlovic did what he knew best to help the city: he played his cello at funerals, in bomb shelters and in the streets.