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Luciano Pavarotti

A Conversation with Mario Frangoulis: International Tenor Debuts in San Francisco, April 4th

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.01.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

This year tenor Mario Frangoulis observes his twenty-fifth anniversary as a concert and recording artist and performer in musical theatre.

With a Little Help From an American Horror Storyteller, Mary Fahl Raises Her Voice to a Supernatural Level

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Mary Fahl didn't need to become a vampire to achieve pop culture immortality. Famed author Anne Rice gave it to the enduring singer-songwriter by sink...

What Was Your Gateway Drug Into Classical Music?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Patke | Posted 07.27.2012 | Home

There seem to be fewer and fewer "classical music people" in the world, but we like to think there's still a number of you out and about. Some classic...

Summer Shorts

Samir H. Sanbar | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Samir H. Sanbar

Overheard on Madison Avenue: "Are you calling to take me out or to complain?"

Pavarotti's Manager Herbert Breslin Dies

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Herbert Breslin, the hard-driving manager who helped propel Luciano Pavarotti to international fame during the 36 years they worked t...

It's Those Time Passages: A Conversation with Peter White

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Peter White Mike Ragogna: Peter, before we get into your new album Here We Go, let's start with your early days playing with Al...

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

The New Pavarotti?

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- In the role that shot Luciano Pavarotti to superstardom, tenor Lawrence Brownlee tossed nine high Cs to a Metropolitan Opera audience &nda...

The 'New Pavarotti' Dies In Sicily

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO and RON BLUM | Posted 11.05.2011 | Home

By FRANCES D'EMILIO and RON BLUM, Associated Press ROME — Salvatore Licitra, a tenor known in his Italian homeland as the "new Pavarotti" for his...

The Night Lena Horne Rescued the Joffrey Ballet: A Birthday Tribute

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Lena Horne would've turned 94 on June 30, and it's been more than a year since the world lost this ground-breaking singer. But when I think of Ms. Horne, I remember her as the unflappable diva who rescued the Joffrey Ballet.

The Power of Celebrity

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The challenge for so many of us in the fields of classical music and opera today is that the number of celebrity artists is dwindling.

Adam Lambert's Identity Crisis?

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Although gay, Adam Lambert's real persona is not the "Glitter Queen" or the "Ironic, World Weary Homosexual." He is the "Boy Next Door."

Culture Zohn: Requiem for an Era

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

It seemed only fitting that tonight was the sober, majestic performance of Verdi's Requiem in honor of Luciano Pavarotti at the Metropolitan Opera.

Pavarotti's Young Widow And Older Daughters Settle Will

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MILAN, Italy — A lawyer for Luciano Pavarotti's widow says his family has come to a friendly agreement on how to divide up his estate. Pavarott...

Pavarotti Lip-Synched Last Performance

AP | MARTA FALCONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ROME — Luciano Pavarotti, in severe pain months before his cancer diagnosis, lip-synched his last performance, according to the maestro who cond...

Remembering Artists And Entertainers Who Died In 2007

AP | Polly Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

World War II service shaped the lives and careers of authors Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut, and in turn their works were profoundly influential in t...

Pavarotti's Widow Files $44 Million Defamation Suit

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Luciano Pavarotti's widow has sued two friends of the late tenor for $44 million, claiming their comments about her marriage were defamatory. Nicolet...

Pavarotti's Widow Denounces Gossip Swirling In Italian Media

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Luciano Pavarotti's widow denounced the "unseemly" gossip swirling in the Italian media alleging financial and family problems, saying Saturday she fe...

Surprise Pavarotti Will Leaves Wife $21 Mil In Trust

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The late Italian opera star Luciano Pavarotti carved out 15 million euros (21 million dollars) of his estate in the form of a trust for his second wif...