| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Carnegie Hall's opening night gala -- an annual highlight of the New York cultural calendar -- has been canceled at the last minute because of a strike by the organization's stagehands.
The Wednesday evening concert was to feature the Philadelphia...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been stuck in limbo due to an intractable labor dispute, has released the results of an independent financial review that showed the orchestra has faced a budget deficit totaling more than $22 million in the past three...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Lugging picket signs and instrument cases in front of the concert hall where they perform, musicians from San Francisco's acclaimed symphony orchestra went on strike Wednesday, causing the cancellation of at least one performance and throwing an East...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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There's something oddly appropriate about seeing Wayne Shorter wearing a Superman symbol.
True, it's only a dog tag-shaped memento from the Christopher Reeve Foundation hanging from his neck, but...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Steinway Musical Instruments -- the venerable maker of pianos and other classical-music instruments -- is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year and has given itself the gift of a new owner. The company has agreed to be acquired for approximately...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Sid Bernstein, a music promoter who booked such top acts as Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland and the Rolling Stones and hit the highest heights when he masterminded the Beatles' historic concerts at Shea Stadium and Carnegie Hall, died Wednesday in his sleep at...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Country music great George Jones earned the dubious nickname “No Show Jones” because he was often otherwise engaged when it was time to go on stage.
His way of apologizing, sort of, was to write a song that humorously admitted he wasn&...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The San Francisco Symphony said on Sunday that it has canceled its upcoming East Coast tour as its musicians continue to strike over compensation.
The orchestra's tour was scheduled to kick off Wednesday at Carnegie Hall in New York, with two concerts....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:54 AM
So, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Vladimir Putin swiped his Super Bowl ring in 2005, charging that the Russian president pocketed the ring after Kraft let him hold it during a visit to that country.
Kraft was being honored at Carnegie...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Alec Baldwin is done with more than just “30 Rock.”
Now that the Broadway revival of Lyle Kessler’s “Orphans" is behind him -- as well as the very public squabble with planned co-star Shia LaBeouf, who exited the production...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, “Behind the Candelabra,” looks at the relationship between flamboyant pianist Liberace (Michael Douglas) and his much younger lover Scott Thorson (Matt Damon). The film, which is in competition for the...