Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts chairman Bruce Crawford will step down in June, the org formally announced Thursday. A nominating committee headed by Lincoln Center vice chair Frank Bennack…
The world premiere of film composer Elliot Goldenthal's opera "Grendel" highlights the L.A. Opera's 2005-06 season, which is heavy on names from the film and theater worlds.
Queen Latifah, who sparkled as one of 13 hosts at the Gotham Grammy kudocast in 2003, has been named host of the 47th annual Grammy Awards.
Beatles fans are in for a treat when North London's Abbey Road Studios opens its doors for the inaugural Abbey Road film festival, March 19-April 3. Studio 1, the world's largest purpose-built…
Continuing in his dual role as the Los Angeles Philharmonic's music director and inhouse composer, Esa-Pekka Salonen faced a cheering, full house at Disney Hall on Tuesday night after a night of…
Just for Variety: I caught up with producers of "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," Tony Eaton and Larry Klein, at Universal where they're readying Stages 6, 19, 20 and the back lot for Saturday…
Gilbert Hetherwick has been named president of Sony BMG's classical division, overseeing the labels RCA Red Seal, Sony Classical, Odyssey, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi and Arte Nova.
Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) was the week's only album to top 100,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, opening the year about the same as 2004.
Sony Music Taiwan's singer-songwriter Jay Chou grabbed four awards at the 11th Channel V Chinese Music Awards in Shanghai on Tuesday. Chou won male singer, most popular male singer, singer-songwriter…
Cabler Ovation offers the U.S. premiere of Abba documentary "Super Troupers" Sunday and throughout January.