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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...

Opera union board member alleges cover-up in Domingo scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A senior member of the main U.S. union that represents opera performers resigned Monday, accusing the leadership of a cover-up...

Plácido Domingo drops upcoming shows at Spanish opera venue

MADRID (AP) - Plácido Domingo has canceled his upcoming performances at one of Spain's main opera houses as officials and music venues in the...

Plácido Domingo drops upcoming shows at Spanish opera venue

MADRID (AP) - Global opera star Plácido Domingo has canceled his upcoming performances at one of Spain's main opera houses as officials and music...

Spain takes first European moves against Plácido Domingo

MADRID (AP) - The Spanish government canceled upcoming performances by Plácido Domingo in Madrid on Wednesday following the singer's acceptance of "full responsibility" for...

AP: US opera union probe finds Placido Domingo abused power

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An investigation into legendary singer Placido Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera performers found more than two dozen people...

No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children’s book

NEW YORK (AP) - Dan Brown's next book will have a lighter, more musical touch. The “Da Vinci Code” author is working on a...