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.
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.
US President Barack Obama smiles after being asked whether the events of the past few days constituted his 'best week,' as he and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday.
Jay-Z and musician co-owners say Tidal can help artists big and small receive a larger chunk of streaming revenue, but critics wonder if much profit will be left for new musicians after paying out to millionaire owners.
A jury awarded the family of Marvin Gaye nearly $7.4 million in damages after deciding that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were guilty of copyright infringement of Mr. Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up.” The verdict sends a clear message to recording artists to be careful what they sing.