Classical music

In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo, fabrication, art and costume departments for the "New Water Music" performance pose on the barge along with Delaney Martin of New Orleans Airlift and composer Yotam Haber on Bayou Sauvage in New Orleans. "New Water Music" features composer Yotam Haber on a floating barge with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and visual presentations by New Orleans Airlift arts collective. (Sophia Germer /The Advocate via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 6:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 's upcoming performance of "New Water Music" will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans...
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April 06, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The upcoming Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra concert will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans. More than a dozen additional...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The composer of the music scores for “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones” and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8, 2017. Williams served as the ensemble’s conductor from 1980 to 1993 and is its conductor laureate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 01, 2017 - 10:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — The composer of the music scores for "Star Wars," ''Indiana Jones" and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8. Williams served...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — The composer of the music scores for "Star Wars," ''Indiana Jones" and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8. Williams served...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo, Zarifa Adiba, 18, an orchestra conductor in Afghanistan, plays during a concert in Kabul. Afghanistan’s first all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
March 30, 2017 - 3:13 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first — and only — all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. The symphony's two conductors show how difficult that can be, but also how satisfying success is. One...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the marble bust of Arturo Toscanini is shown at La Scala opera theater during the unveiling of the exhibition of Italian musician and composer Arturo Toscanini , at La Scala opera theater in Milan, Italy. La Scala also dedicated to Toscanini a tribute concert marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini’s March 25, 1867 birth. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 26, 2017 - 12:32 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth. The Saturday...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Kaufmann has canceled at the Metropolitan Opera yet again, this time nearly a year in advance. The Met says Kaufmann's agent informed the company this week that the 47-year-old German tenor will be unable to attend rehearsals and some of the early performances of the new...
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