Bruce Springsteen and John Legend launched "Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America" Wednesday with a rendition of "American Skin (41 Shots)," a song Springsteen wrote about the 1999 police shooting death.
Kirill Petrenko will serve as the next chief conductor for the Berlin Philharmonic. The post is considered to be one of the most prestigious jobs in the world of classical music. Petrenjo is currently music director of the Bavarian State Opera.
In the United States, women constitute less than 20 percent of the League of American Orchestras’ conductor membership. In an effort to support the next generation of conductors, The Dallas Opera is launching The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors on Nov. 28.
The contract is the centerpiece of a Beatles collection that will be sold at New York's Heritage Auctions and spans the band's entire career. The Beatles' first recording contract was signed in Hamburg, Germany.
The first performance of Carey's Las Vegas Strip residency took place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on May 6. The show includes her 18 number one hit singles in chronological order from 1990 to 2008
The novel 'The Passenger,' by former Auschwitz prisoner Zofia Posmysz inspired the opera of the same name and Posmysz was recently able to tell her story at a performance of 'The Passenger' in Frankfurt.