Music

Toscanini's musical and anti-Fascist legacy remembered

Mar 26, 2017

Italy has planned a series of celebrations and commemorations to honor the 150th anniversary of conductor Arturo Toscanini's birth

Transition in Milan fashion scene as new creatives break out

Feb 26, 2017

A transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels

Wrong music? Russian biathletes sing correct anthem alone

Feb 19, 2017

Russian biathletes decided to sing their national anthem without any instrumental accompaniment after organizers played an outdated version in what became an embarrassing medal ceremony at the biathlon world championships

Dolce&Gabbana court millennials, Plein launches activewear

Jan 15, 2017

Fashion designers Dolce&Gabbana have one-upped themselves at the menswear shows in Milan, moving the young millennial crowd that has populated their front row onto the runway

Bogdan Roscic new incoming head of Vienna State Opera

Dec 21, 2016

The Austrian government has chosen Sony manager Bogdan Roscic to head the Vienna State Opera as of 2020

Jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans dies at 94 in Belgium

Aug 22, 2016

Belgian musician Toots Thielemans, who turned the lowly harmonica into a virtuoso jazz instrument during an illustrious career that saw him perform with such legends as Charlie Parker has died

US rapper charged with sexual abuse in Austria posts bail

Aug 18, 2016

An Austrian legal official says that U.S. rapper Freddie Gibbs has posted bail and been released from custody after being charged with sexual abuse

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