Victor Hugo's tragic yet beautifully spun story Les Misérables is considered to be one of the greatest novels in literature. However, this complex tale is equally beloved for its musical version—lovingly known as Les Mis—which has been running in London since 1985. While there are many standout songs in the adaptation's lineup, “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” might be the most emotional.
After 22 Years, Bionic Gloves Allow Famed Brazilian Pianist Maestro João Carlos Martins To Play Again
Embed from Getty Images For famed Brazilian pianist Maestro João Carlos Martins, music has always been a part of him.
Julian Lennon, the son of the late John Lennon, once vowed to never perform his father’s iconic song “Imagine,” but...
When you think of a sing-off against singer, songwriter, and American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, it's only natural to assume she'd win, hands down, against just about anybody. As it turns out, actor Anne Hathaway is a formidabl opponent.
When the world is turned upside down and seems to be crumbling around you, sometimes it’s hard to remember the...
If you look quickly at Charles Brooks‘ photographs, you might think that he's an adventurer documenting abandoned buildings.
Big breaks can happen at any time—even during a live performance. Chinese opera student Liu Jianwei was attending Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata at the Teatro Regio di Parma in Parma, Italy to listen to his favorite soprano, Cuban American opera singer Lisette Oropesa perform. After the concert, he was presented with an opportunity to join the star in an impromptu duet, unbeknownst to everyone (including himself and Oropesa).
When we think of a musician shredding out a killer solo, it’s usually the guitar or the drums that first...
Have you heard the saying “The show must go on?” A very dedicated violinist, Ray Chen, has recently encapsulated the epitome of this statement. Known for his passion and energy, Chen turned what could have been a potential catastrophe into an enjoyable moment for everyone in the audience alongside the Seattle Symphony. While onstage at Benaroya Hall performing his solo of Tchailkovsky’s Violin Concerto, one of his violin strings abruptly snapped.
Venetian artist Livio de Marchi has spent his life combining his woodworking skills with his imagination to create incredible sculptures.