UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
The descendants of German composer Richard Wagner said they are releasing letters that could shed light on the family's connection to the Nazi regime.
A large gold Roman ring found in central England in the 18th century that may have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" is now on display.
A Lyric Opera performer remains hospitalized with second-degree facial burns after attempting to spit fire during a rehearsal, the Chicago Tribune said.
Russian singer Evgeny Nikitin has pulled out of an opera festival in Germany because of controversy over his swastika tattoo, festival organizers said.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
The director of the Israeli Opera says she has asked an English-based Israeli choreographer to excise a portion of a Wagner opera from her Tel Aviv show.
The Israel Chamber Orchestra has been booked to perform music by Richard Wagner at Germany's Bayreuth Festival, organizers said.
A judge in Montreal Tuesday declared a mistrial in the case of five defendants in the Norbourg fraud case.
An Austrian-led study has found the black-legged kittiwake bird, a monogamous species, has the ability to choose partners with a different genetic profile.