The 28th edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is now underway, drawing tech, music and film innovators and fans from around the world to Texas. Edward Snowden and Neil Young are set to be event highlights.
A scandal mounted in Japan's classical music world in recent weeks, centered on lies told by a composer whose life seemed to parallel that of Ludwig van Beethoven. Mamoru Samuragochi issued two confessions on Friday.
The Bach House in Eisenach, the town where Johann Sebastian Bach was born, has acquired a portrait of the composer long believed to have vanished. It's very likely the portrait was made during his lifetime.
Live recordings of the world's music stars performing in Germany's palaces, churches and concert halls.