Placido Domingo, Chuck Berry Among Kennedy Center Honors Winners

Two-hour gala will be telecast on CBS in December.

Slatkin Says Overweight Musicians Should Cover Up

Slatkin also reportedly says heavy male musicians should avoid cummerbunds.

Beethoven By Mahler By Slatkin Offered At National Symphony Orchestra Festival

Event also features Lizst's arrangement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony for piano solo.

New Opera Productions Doubled In Past Decade, Survey Finds

Rising tide in North America includes more original works.

Minnesota Orchestra's Sommerfest Will Continue, Management Says

Conflicting reports have called into question the future of the 21-year-old concert series.

Elvis Week 2000: Fans Hold Candlelight Vigil

Presley graveside ceremony unfolds at Graceland; across town, Pearl Jam tip hat to the King.

Elvis Week 2000: What If He Had Lived?

Veteran Presley sidemen Scotty Moore, D.J. Fontana among attendees imagining a 65-year-old Elvis.

Vivaldi Opera Revisited After Almost 300 Years

Opera originally ran for only six performances in 1714.

Rev. Al Green Sings, Preaches Unconditional Love

The singer and minister delivered a sermon Sunday that quoted from 1 Corinthians 13 in the New Testament.

Elvis Week 2000 To Honor King Of Rock 'N' Roll

Memory and myth of late rock icon come alive again for thousands of faithful followers.

Edinburgh International Festival Nears Kickoff

Pierre Boulez, Christian Zacharias, Stuttgart State Opera set for this year's bill; Cleveland Orchestra to open Scottish arts event.

Estimates Of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' Offspring Revised Upward

Thirty-three children have been identified so far, and several will meet for the first time this week in Chicago.

Pianist John Lill Injured In Robbery

His hands were slashed after performance for queen mother and Prince Charles in north London.

New Opera Scores With Hockey

The changing face of professional sports is a central theme of piece premiering at Festival Vancouver.

First Festival Vancouver Kicks Off

More than three years of planning went into launching British Columbia's new summer festival.

Pavarotti Agrees To $12.5 Million Settlement Of Tax Evasion Case

Renowned tenor delivers check of initial $5 million to office of Italian Finance Minister.

Bach Digital Archive To Launch On Composer's 250th Anniversary

Web site makes handwritten scores and historical documents available for the first time to fans and musicologists.

Hans Sotin's Walkout Darkens Bayreuth Festival

Famed tenor's abrupt departure is latest indication of trouble at renowned Wagner fest.

Salzburg 2000 Looks Forward And Back

This year's concerts include performances conducted by Ricardo Muti and Zubin Mehta.

Minneapolis' Sommerfest Cancels Shows As Safety Precaution

Possibility of violent protest at weekend animal-genetics conference prompts cancellations.

Kaiser Leaves Royal Opera Without Successor

Michael Kaiser's early departure reportedly tosses organization into some disarray.

Ricardo Muti Says No To Music Directorship Of N.Y. Philharmonic

La Scala director cites time constraints as reason for decision.

State Of The Art: Anton Coppola Sees Rise Of Opera

Composer served as opera consultant on nephew Francis Ford Coppola's 'The Godfather Part III.'

Former Muddy Waters Sidemen Pay Tribute At Antone's

Pinetop Perkins, James Cotton among assembled stars who got started working for Chicago blues godfather.