Orchestral music

July 31, 2017 - 4:52 am
VIENNA (AP) — Incoming Vienna State Opera director Bogdan Roscic says he has signed conductor Philippe Jordan as the opera house's music director after Roscic takes over in 2020. Roscic, who will replace Dominque Meyer, described Jordan on Monday as "one of the few conductors of note who focused on...
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Leaders and their partners attend the G-20 summit dinner after a concert in the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Alex Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 4:44 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, have been served local delicacies at a festive dinner at the northern port city's philharmonic following a concert with music by Beethoven...
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An injured police officer is attended by fellow officers during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 1:12 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The Group of 20 leaders and their partners will spend their evening at a spectacular new landmark that dominates Hamburg's harbor — the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, with its wave-shaped roof and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017 file photo Czech conductor Jiri Belohlavek conducts The Czech Philharmonic in Prague. Former principal guest conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra died during Thursday night, June 1st, 2017, said the press-office od The Czech Philharmonic Ludek Brezina. (Michal Dolezal/CTK via AP) SLOVAKIA OUT
June 01, 2017 - 10:48 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Jiri Belohlavek, chief conductor and music director of the Czech Philharmonic orchestra, has died. He was 71. The musician died Wednesday in Prague, his family said Thursday. He had suffered an unspecified serious long-term illness, but orchestra spokesman Ludek Brezina declined to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2006 file photo, Paul O'Neill, of Trans Siberian Orchestra, poses for a portrait in New York. O'Neill, who founded the progressive metal band Trans-Siberian Orchestra that was known for its spectacular holiday concerts filled with theatrics, lasers and pyrotechnics was found dead in his room at a Tampa Embassy Suites, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He was 61. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
May 30, 2017 - 2:33 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida medical examiner says Paul O'Neill, who founded the progressive metal band Trans-Siberian Orchestra, died from an accidental drug overdose. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner in Tampa wrote in an autopsy report dated May 25 that O'Neill had methadone, codeine,...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. poses for a portrait in New York. The Boston Pops announced Wednesday, May 24, 2017, that Odom, Andy Grammer and Grammy Award-winning musician Melissa Etheridge will headline the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular this year under the direction of Pops conductor Keith Lockhart. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
May 24, 2017 - 8:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tony Award-winning actor and musician Leslie Odom Jr., who starred in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will be among the guest artists at Boston's iconic July Fourth concert and fireworks celebration. The Boston Pops announced Wednesday that Odom, singer-songwriter Andy Grammer and...
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May 24, 2017 - 8:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tony Award-winning actor and musician Leslie Odom Jr., who starred in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will be among the guest artists at Boston's iconic July Fourth concert and fireworks celebration. The Boston Pops announced Wednesday that Odom, singer-songwriter Andy Grammer and...
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May 04, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is speaking out against the Venezuelan government he has long performed for over its bloody crackdown on protesters. Dudamel's statement follows the death of 17-year-old Armando Canizales during a demonstration Wednesday. Canizales was...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Sting performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Sting has been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists series this summer. He will make his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 29 in support of his latest album, “57th & 9th”, released last November. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 24, 2017 - 12:02 pm
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The 16-time Grammy winning musician, actor and human rights activist has been added to Tanglewood's Popular Artists series on Aug. 29 in support of "57th & 9th," his latest album, released...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2016 file photo, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, April 7, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
April 07, 2017 - 7:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on inductions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chuck Berry was the first artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he is the first to be honored at the Hall's 32nd annual ceremony. Electric Light Orchestra honored Berry, who...
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