When David Foster assumed the title of chairman at the Verve Music Group a year and a half ago, some naysayers may have worried that the hiring of a consummate adult-contemporary hitmaker bore bad…
ROME — Prolific Italian film and musical composer Armando Trovajoli, who scored more than 200 movies over six decades, including Vittorio De Sica's Oscar-winner "Two Women," played with jazz greats…
After 19 years, Stephen Sondheim's most terrifying villain is back from the dead. No, not Sweeney Todd and not those bloody Assassins. It's Fosca who lives again, in this CSC revival of "Passion" &mdash…
Balladeer Josh Groban scored his third No. 1 album this week with "All That Echoes," while country star Tim McGraw entered at No. 2 with "Two Lanes of Freedom."
Teen pop star Justin Bieber scored his fifth No. 1 album last week, as "Believe Acoustic" led four new titles into the top five of the U.S. chart.
Hugh Jackman, Ricky Martin and Matthew Broderick are among the nominees for the dance-centric Astaire Awards, the annual kudos that honor terping onstage and in film. Oscar fave "The Artist" is among…
E.M. Forster's 1908 "A Room With a View," detailing a battle under the Tuscan sun between Edwardian-era repression and the life force, is revealed as remarkably amenable to musicalization at the Old…
Call it a sign of the times: China Central Television is shooting a big-budget soap in Tuscany.
Message from one Neapolitan song lover to another: "Clean up your act."