More than almost any other country, music plays an important role in the culture and history of Ireland. There are just so many stories to tell!
This is pretty much the biggest music event in Italy with more than 100,000 people gathering to drink, sing and dance like their lives depend on it!
This is not what you expect when you think of opera. Set on the edge of Lake Constance, the Bregenz Festival is bringing the genre to the masses – without sacrificing the art.
All through Salzburg and the surrounding areas you’ll find sites from the Sound of Music. Don’t see them on a bus – do it from the back of a bike!
The Italian maestro Luigi Tagliavini gives me a special tour of his incredible collection of musical instruments at San Colombano in Bologna, Italy.
Crime in New Orleans Just a block or two from where I was out drinking one night, two people were shot dead and several more injured in altercations that escalated quickly. The next day the local newspaper had a big article about the murders, filled with the usual fist-shaking condemnations of police and politicians. Next […]
This celebration of Louis Armstrong takes the best of the man – his music, his city, his creativity – and turns it into a wonderful New Orleans festival!
One of the great musical traditions of New Orleans – a Second Line parade – is not something to be missed. Here’s my photo essay of all the action.
The Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe song, Barcelona, is as relevant today as it was twenty years ago. It still captures the mood of the city.