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UK youth orchestra plays ‘Ode to Joy’ alone but together

LONDON (AP) - A nationwide lockdown isn’t stopping Britain’s National Youth Orchestra from making music - alone but together.With the country in its fourth...

NY gets 1,100 ventilators with help from China, Oregon

NEW YORK (AP) - New York secured a planeload of ventilators from China on Saturday, and Oregon was sending a shipment of its own...

Carnegie Hall projects $9M deficit, expects cuts next season

Carnegie Hall is projecting a $9 million operating deficit on its $104 million budget after canceling the rest of its season because of the...

Music never dies: “Bolero” busts out of coronavirus lockdown

LE PECQ, France (AP) - Look closely: The kettle drum player has a wooden spoon in one hand, a ladle in the other ......

Tenor Placido Domingo feels ‘fine’ after coronavirus

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Tenor Placido Domingo said Monday he is resting at home after catching the new coronavirus. Domingo said in a statement...

Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at 86

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Krzysztof Penderecki, an award-winning conductor and one of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers whose works have featured...

Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at 86

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Krzysztof Penderecki, an award-winning conductor and one of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers whose works have featured...

Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) - Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!"...

The Latest: Dutch cafe closures spark panic buying of pot

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 169,000 people and killed more than 6,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild...

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Wuorinen, winner of the 1970 Pulitzer Prize in Music and composer of the operas "Brokeback Mountain" and "Haroun and...