Music

Star Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli sings as robot directs orchestra - 09/18/2017

ROME (dpa)- World-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli was the star of a classical concert in Italy conducted by a robot. The event, hosted late Tuesday, opened the International Robotics Festival in Pisa,...

"We are Manchester" - City defiant at concert in shadow of attack - 09/11/2017

LONDON, Bill Smith (dpa) - Britain's Manchester Arena reopened Saturday with a sell-out "We Are Manchester" concert to help expunge the memory of a May terrorist attack that killed 22 people. A crowd...

Indonesian hijab-wearing alternative metal band breaks the mould - 09/06/2017

GARUT, INDONESIA, Ahmad Pathoni (dpa)- Hijab-wearing Indonesian metal band Voice of Baceprot wants to squash Western stereotypes of Muslim women and growl its way to international fame. Performing in...

Unreleased George Harrison track up for auction - 09/04/2017

LONDON (dpa)- An unreleased George Harrison track is set to go up for auction later this week, as well as a series of previously unseen images of the Beatles. The Indian-influenced, 1968 song "Hello...

Ballads against bigots: German singers weigh in on upcoming election - 09/01/2017

BERLIN, Ella Joyner (dpa)- German musicians are coming together for a new initiative against populism before elections in September. As would be expected, their weapon of choice is their music....

Rapper who claimed God made him bulletproof fatally shot - 08/08/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - A US rapper who once claimed God made him bulletproof has been fatally shot, Atlanta TV station WGCL reported on Monday. Atlanta Police told the TV station that 28-year-old local...

Jazz musician Chuck Loeb dead at 61 - 08/02/2017

NEW YORK (dpa) - Jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb, famous for his work with Stan Getz and Steps Ahead, has died aged 61, his family said Tuesday. "We regret to inform you that our beloved husband and...

Prominent Australian Aboriginal musician Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46 - 07/26/2017

SYDNEY (dpa)- One of Australia's most prominent indigenous musicians, Dr G Yunupingu, has died aged 46, his record label confirmed Wednesday. Born blind and hailing from the remote Galiwin'ku...

'Heart broken' Adele cancels final two shows of tour - 07/02/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- British songstress Adele on Saturday cancelled the final two shows of her sold-out world tour scheduled to take place in London's Wembley stadium this weekend due to damaged...

Turkish dog steals hearts at classical concert - 06/30/2017

ISTANBUL, TURKEY- It's that moment fans of classical music live for, an international orchestra playing a great masterpiece at full pelt. Until an unexpected guest star arrives. A stray, and rather...
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