Classical music

March 07, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clustered around a touchscreen at the Sept. 11 museum, a group of high school students inscribed a message that began, "#neveragain." The sentiment fit where they were, but also where they were coming from: the Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people last month. The Marjory...
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March 07, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of students from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people has visited the Sept. 11 museum. About 60 students who are in a band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School toured the museum on Wednesday. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wind Symphony...
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March 07, 2018 - 3:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of students from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people has visited the Sept. 11 museum. About 60 students who are in a band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School toured the museum Wednesday. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wind Symphony planned...
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This Oct. 6, 2017 photo provided by the Kennedy Center, shows Q-Tip performing at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Long considered a bastion of upper-class white elitism, the Kennedy Center is making an overt play to embrace hip hop music and culture. America’s pre-eminent performing arts institution has gradually introduced rap music into its programming. (Jati Lindsay/Kennedy Center via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 12:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was late October 2017 and a packed house of VIPs had gathered at Washington's Kennedy Center to watch David Letterman receive the Mark Twain award for a career in comedy. A stream of comedians took the stage to sing Letterman's praises, and several couldn't resist taking good-...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was late October 2017 and a packed house of VIPs had gathered at Washington's Kennedy Center to watch David Letterman receive the Mark Twain award for a career in comedy. A stream of comedians took the stage to sing Letterman's praises, and several couldn't resist taking good-...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2011, file photo, Director Jesus Lopez Cobos directs the orchestra and choir of Rome's Opera theatre during a concert in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican. The concert is offered by the Italian President Giorgio Napolitanoon the occasion of the sixth year of Pope Benedict XV's pontificate. Lopez-Cobos, the longest-tenured music director in the history of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, died Friday, March 2, 2018. He was 78. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
March 02, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, the longest-tenured music director in the history of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, has died. He was 78. The Vienna State Opera says he died Friday in Berlin of cancer. Lopez Cobos was born in Toro, Spain, on Feb. 25, 1940. He was a graduate of Complutense University of...
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This combination photo shows Oscar-nominated composers, from left, John Williams, for the film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Carter Burwell, for the film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," Alexandre Desplat, for the film, "The Shape of Water," and Hans Zimmer, for the film "Dunkirk." (AP Photo)
March 01, 2018 - 7:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not often that a composer is asked to provide musical accompaniment to a woman having sex with a fish monster. It's almost as rare that a composer is asked to conduct a big-city symphony in a performance of his movie score the same week he's expected to win an Oscar for it...
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March 01, 2018 - 3:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not often that a composer is asked to provide musical accompaniment to a woman having sex with a fish monster. It's almost as rare that a composer is asked to conduct a big-city symphony in a performance of his movie score the same week he's expected to win an Oscar for it...
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FILE - In this photo taken on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron, winks after meeting Liberia's President George Weah at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Macron will play the narrator's role in the musical fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf" at the Elysee Palace Thursday March 1, 2018 evening. The president's office said Macron will perform with the orchestra of the Republican Guard, playing the famous symphonic piece written by Russian Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. (AP Photo/Francois MorO, File)
February 28, 2018 - 10:19 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will play the narrator's role in the musical fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf" at an Elysee Palace performance. The president's office said Wednesday that Macron will perform Thursday evening with the orchestra of the Republican Guard, playing in the much...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is making its Carnegie Hall debut as part of a season-long residency for 81-year-old composer Philip Glass . The New Orleans-based orchestra was one of two orchestras invited to participate in the concert series. The Pacific Symphony , from...
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