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National Symphony cancels Japan concerts due to virus

Feb. 27, 2020 10:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Symphony Orchestra canceled the five remaining performances in Japan of its Asian tour because of a new virus epidemic. The orchestra originally was to play eight concerts in its first international tour with music director Gianandrea Noseda. On Feb. 4, the NSO called off...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2004 file photo, recording artist Whitney Houston performs at the 2004 World Music Awards at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, five years after the show was conceived and a year after production began, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour starting Feb. 25, with U.S. dates expected to follow. The singer's sister-in-law and former manager Pat Houston says it's the right time for a revival, and says it's a show Whitney Houston would've wanted. The concerts will feature a projected Houston performing most of her biggest hits, including “I Will Always Love You,

In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

Feb. 19, 2020 3:20 AM EST

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb. 25 and runs through early April, with U.S. dates expected to follow. “Now is just the right time,"...

Jewish advocacy org criticizes MLB promotion of Roger Waters

Jan. 30, 2020 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's involvement in the sale of tickets for Roger Waters' North American tour has been criticized by the leadership of the Jewish advocacy organization B'nai B'rith International. Tickets went on sale this week for Waters' "This is Not a Drill" tour, which currently is...

FILE — In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, Andris Nelsons gestures towards the musicians prior to conducting a joint concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Germany's visiting Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, at Symphony Hall, in Boston. The orchestra has cancelled its coming tour of Asia amid concerns about the deadly virus in China. Andris Nelsons, the orchestra's music director, said Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, that the decision was made out of concern for the “health and well-being” of its musicians.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Boston Symphony cancels Asia tour amid China virus outbreak

Jan. 30, 2020 12:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra has canceled its coming tour of Asia amid concerns about the deadly virus in China. Andris Nelsons, the orchestra's music director, said Thursday that the decision was made out of concern for the “health and well-being” of its musicians....