Orchestral music

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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February 19, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A key mix-up at the Metropolitan Opera left the tenor and conductor scrambling at one recent performance. The mix-up occurred Friday night when tenor Michael Fabiano began Rodolfo's famous first act aria in Puccini's "La Boheme" and the orchestra played in a different key under...
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This Dec. 10, 2014 image released by the San Diego Symphony shows conductor Rafael Payare in New York. The San Diego Symphony today announced that acclaimed conductor Rafael Payare will become their next music director. Payare will begin a four-year contract immediately, serving as music director designate for the first year, and begin the role of music director on July 1, 2019. (J Henry Fair/San Diego Symphony via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 5:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. The latest addition to the country's growing cadre of top-flight musical talent is Rafael Payare, who was named musical director of the San Diego Symphony...
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North Korea's Mangyongbong-92 carrying North Korea's members of art troupe approaches to Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The art troupe, led by Hyon Song Wol, also the leader of the famous Moranbong girl band hand-picked by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will perform in Gangneung and Seoul on Feb. 8 and Feb. 11, respectively, before returning home. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 06, 2018 - 3:09 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 5 p.m. Protesters have waved South Korean flags, torn up drawings of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and blasted loud music from loudspeakers as a North Korean cruise ship pulled into a South Korean...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Roger Daltrey of The Who performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open the season June 15 with a performance of The Who’s iconic rock opera “Tommy.” It will be Daltrey’s first performance at the venue since 1970. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 11:05 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, the Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton and Andy Grammer are among the artists added to Tanglewood's Popular Artists series this summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open...
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January 24, 2018 - 10:29 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, the Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton and Andy Grammer are among the artists added to Tanglewood's Popular Artists series this summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, chief conductor Charles Dutoit rehearses with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia. Six more women have stepped forward to accuse the prominent conductor of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro raped her in 1988. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conductor Charles Dutoit's name has become so toxic following accusations of sexual assault that Canada's national broadcaster has stopped saying his name on air when radio stations play his music. "At this point, we are no longer crediting Mr. Dutoit as conductor," said Emma...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, chief conductor Charles Dutoit rehearses with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia. Six more women have stepped forward to accuse the prominent conductor of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro raped her in 1988. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conductor Charles Dutoit's name has become so toxic following accusations of sexual assault that Canada's national broadcaster has stopped saying his name on air when radio stations play his music. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. spokeswoman Emma Bedard said Friday that CBC...
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