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Thursday, March 27, 2014
A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola is expected to sell for more than $45 million in a private sale.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
The board of the opera that has been a city cultural institution for 49 years voted overwhelmingly to shut down Wednesday.
Friday, January 17, 2014
The last American orchestra to perform in Iran is considering what would be a groundbreaking return concert tour this fall.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The LA Opera will present the West Coast premiere of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles during its 2014-15 season as part of a Figaro Trilogy.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
An antique Stradivarius violin that was stolen from its owner at a London railway station in 2010 has fetched almost 1.4 million pounds ($2.3 million) at auction.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
In a widely watched case, a Spanish court has acquitted a 28-year-old concert pianist on charges of causing noise pollution and psychological damage to a neighbor.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Editta Sherman, a photographer dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall," died last week at age 101. Here's a gallery of her portraits of classical musicians.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
The Salzburg Festival's next artistic director has an ear for his singers' and musicians' complaints - he wants to cut down on performances at the prestigious annual event.
Monday, September 09, 2013
A concert Sunday by conductor Zubin Mehta in Indian-administered Kashmir took place amid tight security and objections from separatist groups who are fighting New Delhi's rule.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
Lotfi Mansouri, a former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, has died. He was 84.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Veteran tenor turned baritone Placido Domingo says he has left a hospital in Madrid after spending five days there recovering from a lung artery blockage.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Opera singer Placido Domingo says he expects his health to improve soon, after he was admitted to a Madrid hospital with a blockage in an artery of the lungs.
Monday, July 01, 2013
The famed piano maker Steinway is being acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. for about $438 million.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Former Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum joined cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to increase funding for the arts in a year of deep federal budget cuts.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. is selling its stake in the Steinway Hall building in New York to JDS Development Group for about $46 million.
Monday, March 18, 2013
A court in Moscow has postponed initial hearings in the case of two men charged with embezzling 245 million rubles ($8 million) from the charitable foundation of renowned conductor Valery Gergiev.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Friends and admirers of Marvin Hamlisch including Bill Clinton and Ann-Margret gathered Tuesday in New York City to bid farewell to the celebrated songwriter hailed as "the people's composer."
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
They're getting the band back together. Well, the orchestra. Just four months after the Syracuse Symphony filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, plans are now afoot to revive the defunct orchestra.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
A plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens and eight others crashed in remote southwest Alaska, killing the longtime Republican lawmaker and four other people.