Orchestral music

Italian conductor Jader Bignamini takes the stage during a rehearsal after being named The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's new music director, succeeding Leonard Slatkin, during a ceremony held at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The century-old orchestra on Wednesday announced a six-year contract with Bignamini, starting with the 2020-21 season. He will lead a three-concert home stand this weekend at Orchestra Hall. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
January 22, 2020 - 1:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday announced the selection of Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its next music director. The century-old orchestra said it signed a six-year contract with Bignamini, starting with the 2020-21 season. He will lead a three-concert home stand...
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January 22, 2020 - 10:06 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday announced the selection of Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its next music director. The century-old orchestra said it signed a six-year contract with Bignamini, starting with the 2020-21 season. He will lead a three-concert home stand...
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Mayor of Prague Zdenek Hrib, right, and Taipei city mayor Ko Wen-je display a partnership agreement between the two cities at at the Old Town City Hall in Prague, Czech Republic, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. The signing comes three months after Prague revoked a similar sister-city agreement with Beijing, an action that angered China. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 13, 2020 - 9:52 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech capital, Prague, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei - three months after canceling a similar deal with Beijing and angering the Chinese government. The disagreement over Beijing began after the Chinese insisted on having a clause in...
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January 09, 2020 - 4:03 pm
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two of Michael Jackson’s brothers returned to their hometown of Gary, Indiana, to watch students perform at a school the siblings last visited nearly a half-century ago. Jackie and Tito Jackson dropped by Gary's West Side Leadership Academy on Wednesday for a tour of its...
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In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, photo provided by Boston Pops, Boston Celtics player Tacko Fall makes his debut as a guest conductor during the renowned Boston Pops orchestra's holiday concert in Boston. The 7-foot-6 center took the stage to lead the orchestra in a rendition of the song “Sleigh Ride" at Boston's Symphony Hall. (Robert Torres/Boston Pops via AP)
December 24, 2019 - 5:48 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics player Tacko Fall made his debut as a guest conductor during the renowned Boston Pops orchestra's holiday concert. The 7-foot-6 center took the stage to lead the orchestra in a rendition of the song “Sleigh Ride" at Boston's Symphony Hall Monday night. Fall was wearing...
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In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, photo provided by Boston Pops, Boston Celtics player Tacko Fall makes his debut as a guest conductor during the renowned Boston Pops orchestra's holiday concert in Boston. The 7-foot-6 center took the stage to lead the orchestra in a rendition of the song “Sleigh Ride" at Boston's Symphony Hall. (Robert Torres/Boston Pops via AP)
December 24, 2019 - 2:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics player Tacko Fall made his debut as a guest conductor during the renowned Boston Pops orchestra's holiday concert. The 7-foot-6 center took the stage to lead the orchestra in a rendition of the song “Sleigh Ride" at Boston's Symphony Hall Monday night. Fall was wearing...
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December 24, 2019 - 2:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics player Tacko Fall made his debut as a guest conductor during the renowned Boston Pops orchestra's holiday concert. The 7-foot-6 center took the stage to lead the orchestra in a rendition of the song “Sleigh Ride" at Boston's Symphony Hall Monday night. Fall was wearing...
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This artist rendering released by the New York Philharmonic shows the new design of the interior of Geffen Hall, part of a $550 million renovation project slated to be complete by March 2024. (New York Philharmonic via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The capacity of the New York Philharmonic's much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation that will cause the orchestra to relocate during part of the 2023-24 season. Geffen Hall's reconstruction is slated...
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This artist rendering released by the New York Philharmonic shows the new design of the interior of Geffen Hall, part of a $550 million renovation project slated to be complete by March 2024. (New York Philharmonic via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The capacity of the New York Philharmonic's much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation that will cause the orchestra to relocate during part of the 2023-24 season. Geffen Hall's reconstruction is slated...
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December 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The capacity of the New York Philharmonic's much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation that will cause the orchestra to relocate during part of the 2023-24 season. Geffen Hall's reconstruction is slated...
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