PARIS: Saudi Arabia is to use French expertise to set up a national opera and orchestra under an agreement signed Monday that underlined the "modernising" agenda of the kingdom's crown prince as he began his official trip to Paris. The…
LISBON: People should worry about online data collection by technology companies because it gives them unparalleled insight into users lives, the creator of one of the biggest web browsers, Opera, said on Thursday. Jon von Tetzchner said…
BUDAPEST: A Budapest orchestra did not let their opera performance get in the way of watching Hungary's Euro 2016 game, dashing backstage mid-show to watch a crucial game on TV.
BRUSSELS: Belgian composer Nicholas Lens and Australian rocker Nick Cave have joined forces to create an opera marking the centenary of World War One, depicting the horrors of the conflict through the eyes of soldiers, deserters, a nurse…
PARIS: France's government is drawing up a new set of rules for theatres after Paris Opera ejected woman for wearing a veil during a performance, the institution's deputy director said Sunday.
OSLO: Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher.
AUSTRIA: The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolours and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.