Members of the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art

  1. Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert Reaches 70 Countries, Goes Double Platinum in Austria

    February 24, 2012 8:00 AM EST In Vienna from left: Oliver Wazola (Senior Product Manager Classics & Jazz Sony Music Entertainment Austria), Prof. Dieter Flury (flutist Vienna Philharmonic), Dr. Alexander Wrabetz (theater director ORF), Barbara Rett (ORF, presenter of the c ...

  2. Zubin Metha Cecilia Bartoli, Rolando Villazon Among Germany's Echo Classical Music Award Winners

    September 02, 2011 7:45 AM EDT The final winners of Germany's 18th annual Echo Classical Music Awards Echo have been announced. Among the 58 award-winners in 21 categories are Italian soprano Cecilia Bartoli, Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón, British pianist Murray Perahia a ...

  3. Wolfgang Wagner, Longtime Bayreuth Director, Dies

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Wolfgang Wagner, the grandson of composer Richard Wagner and the leader of the Bayreuth opera festival for more than half a century, has died, the festival said. He was 90. Wagner died on Sunday (March 21), the festival said in a brief statement o ...

  4. German Biz Names Echo Klassiks Winners

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The German record industry has announced the winners of its annual classical awards, Echo Klassik, to be presented during a gala at the Philharmonie venue in Gasteig, near Munich, Oct. 21. The Echo Klassik award for the best-selling classical work ...

  5. Fischer-Dieskau, Gil Get Polar Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brazilian composer/musician/singer Gilberto Gil are the winners of the Polar Music Prize 2005, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm announced to German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and B ...

  6. 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. ...