Herbert von Karajan

  1. Classical Honors Handed Out At Midem Gala

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Illustrious German mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig was on hand to receive the lifetime achievement honor Wednesday night at the fourth Midem Classical Awards, the final event on the international trade fair's 2008 program. Ludwig, who received a ...

  2. South Korea's Sumi Jo Signs With UMG

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Korean coloratura soprano Sumi Jo has signed an exclusive recording contract with Universal Music Group. The deal is for five new albums, with the first scheduled for release in mid-2008 on Deutsche Grammophon. Originally signed to Universal ...

  3. Revered Conductor Carlos Kleiber Dies, Age 74

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conductor Carlos Kleiber died July 13 after a long illness and was buried four days later in Konjsica, Slovenia. He was 74. Conductor Carlos Kleiber died July 13 after a long illness and was buried four days later in Konjsica, Slovenia. He was 74. ...