Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The Berlin Philharmonic's musicians are electing a new chief conductor and artistic director to succeed Simon Rattle, who will leave the orchestra in 2018.
Monday, May 11, 2015
It's called "Beur FM" -- after a slang term for Arab people -- and has become the voice of France's Islamic community in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
When the Minnesota Orchestra plays in Cuba in the upcoming week, the visit will not only symbolize the reopening of relations between the United States and the communist nation, but also healing for an acclaimed ensemble that was "almost destroyed" by a long and bitter labor dispute.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Rock in Rio, the giant festival from Brazil, kicked off a first Las Vegas edition Friday as it bet big on the booming U.S. appetite for live music.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
The legendary Berlin Philharmonic meets to elect its chief conductor Monday in one of the most closely watched appointments in the world of classical music.
Sam Smith, the 22-year-old singer whose incessant touring helped make him a global sensation, said Thursday he would undergo surgery on his vocal cords and canceled weeks of shows.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Chinese-Austrian pianist Rueibin Chen played Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" with the China National Symphony Orchestra in Beijing in late April, captivating the audience with his impeccable skill and classical Russian flavor.
With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, ...........
They don't fit the normal fan profile, but South Korea's 40-something K-pop "aunties" are every bit as obsessed with their idols as their teenage counterparts.