Muti's legacy: respect composers, reject revisionists
In the twilight of his music directorship of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti candidly outlined his legacy and implored musicians to remember his instruction on Giuseppe Verdi’s operas: use the 19th century scores without altered notes.
Royals thank Caribbean migrants for contribution to the UK
Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William have paid tribute to Britain’s Caribbean immigrants for their “profound contribution” to the U.K. The royals' tribute came as a national monument was unveiled in London to celebrate the migrants’ work to help rebuild Britain after the devastation of World War II.
Reports: Judge in Italy extends hotel detention for Haggis
Italian news reports say a judge has ruled that Academy-Award-winning film director Paul Haggis should remain under detention in his hotel while prosecutors continue to investigate a woman's allegations that he had sex with her over two days without her consent.
4-hour docuseries on The Rolling Stones to air on EPIX
The Rolling Stones will help celebrate their 60th anniversary with an upcoming four-part docuseries on EPIX that takes turns focusing on the band’s most iconic members, with in-depth portraits of singer Mick Jagger, guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood, and the late drummer Charlie Watts.