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Opera singer Renee Fleming chosen to sing anthem at Super Bowl
Renée Fleming has hit some important pop-culture markers in the past few months. In September, she went on David Letterman’s show to sing the Top Ten list. Now, she’s going to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl
i(ce)-Tunes: Sweden’s incredible ice orchestra
They’re among the rarest instruments in the world, but they’ll be discarded come spring. They’re so fragile even the players’ breath risks nudging them out of tune.
English National Opera’s Edward Gardner to leave
Highly regarded conductor to take up new role at Bergen Philharmonic from 2015, and be replaced by Mark Wigglesworth
Iran: Rule banning musical instruments on TV is broken
Iran’s Channel One television has caused a sensation by showing musical instruments on screen for the first time in 30 years, it’s reported.
West End stars downplay theatre safety issue
Theatre audiences are “a hardy lot” who will not be put off by recent incidents at London venues where patrons have been injured, according to the stars of a newly opened West End show.
The Women Who Are Ruling The Music Industry, Right Now
The ladies who’ve bagged the best jobs backstage, from inside music magazines and record labels, to studio techs and bloggers
Teen entrepeneur takes on music industry
Breje Whitt was only 15 years old when he began performing onstage with a nationally renowned Christian rock band. Two years later, the Elgin teen is running his own DJ, sound and lighting company.