Vienna State Opera

  1. La Scala Projects Tough Finances in 2012

    January 25, 2012 7:00 AM EST MILAN (AP) - La Scala general manager Stephane Lissner's first goal when he arrived at the renowned opera house in 2005 was to balance the budget, which he did that year and every year since. This year could be different, he warned Tuesday. L ...

  2. Japan Maestro Ozawa Cancels Concerts Due To Cancer

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Japan's most famous orchestral conductor, Seiji Ozawa, said on Thursday (Jan. 7) he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer and will cancel all performances for the next six months to concentrate on treatment. One of the first Asian classic ...

  3. Opera Singer Hildegard Behrens Dies In Tokyo

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Soprano Hildegard Behrens, one of the finest Wagnerian performers of her generation, has died while traveling in Japan. She was 72. Jonathan Friend, artistic administrator of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, said Tuesday in an e-mail to opera o ...

  4. Dallas Opera Co-founder Rescigno Dies In Italy

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nicola Rescigno, the co-founder of the Dallas Opera and one of Maria Callas' favorite conductors, has died at a hospital in Italy, officials said Tuesday. He was 92. Rescigno died Monday of complications following heart failure and breathing ...

  5. 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. ...