Sunday, August 2, 2015
The phenomenon known as Andrea Bocelli is at it again, releasing his 11th complete opera recording. This time he takes on the tenor role of Calaf in Puccini's final, unfinished opera, "Turandot," best known for the stirring aria "Nessun dorma," immortalized by Bocelli's Italian compatriot Luciano Pavarotti.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Lollapalooza, one of the defining U.S. festivals for alternative rock, announced Wednesday an expansion to Colombia as organizers pointed to the country's vibrant cultural life.
Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul Thursday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Music icons including Willie Nelson and Neil Young will campaign against the power of agricultural companies and the rise of genetically modified food at the 30th anniversary of Farm Aid.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Miles Davis wasn't even listed in the program book when he appeared for the first time at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1955, but he made his presence felt with a career-reviving performance.
Monday, July 27, 2015
The Bayreuth Festival, one of the hottest tickets in the world of opera, opened with a well-received new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde" on Saturday, which also won praise from German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago is back in Newport.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Michael Jackson's sound engineer said Thursday he has 20 unfinished tracks by the late pop star on his computer -- but he isn't allowed to let anyone hear them.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Classical music fans in Taiwan will get a rare opportunity in October to enjoy live concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, widely regarded as one of the world's best, when it performs in the country for the first time in 11 years.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Taylor Swift led nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, but quickly was embroiled in controversy when rapper Nicki Minaj suggested she was passed over because of racial bias.