| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A museum in Switzerland said on Monday that it will accept the art trove of the late German dealer Cornelius Gurlitt, who had named the institution as his beneficiary for the masterpieces that were hidden from the public for years.
But the Kunstmuseum...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The Swiss museum that recently accepted works of art from the trove of the late Cornelius Gurlitt has published preliminary lists of the pieces that the German collector had hidden from the public for decades.
On Thursday, the Kunstmuseum Bern said...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:39 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland — The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's visit to this Swiss city — with its requisite lake and mountain views; Old Town cobblestone streets and hilltop cathedrals; and sleek boulevards punctuated by high-end watch and...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:04 PM
WARSAW, Poland — The woman welcoming members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum was more than a little happy to see them.
“I have been waiting 20 years for you to come to Poland,” Monika Strugala, the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:43 AM
If it's Monday, it must be Warsaw.
That's the day, less than two weeks away, when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to begin its fifth European tour under the direction of music director Riccardo Muti.
Squeezing concentrated foreign tours...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- Weathering protests and skepticism from French industryites, Netflix has managed to have a successful start in Gaul.
The U.S. company has already lured over 100,000 subscribers since its launch in Gaul on Sept. 15, according to French newspaper Le...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Swiss audiences aren't known to stand, not, anyway, during ovations at orchestra concerts. Maybe that comes with the complacent territory. Lucky Switzerland ranks No. 1 on the where-to-be-born index.
Or maybe — however exceptional the quality of...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help."
Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's aunt, will be in Zurich to...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The newest timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army, the Inox, was created to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the company, but it's engineered to survive so much punishment that the resulting wristwatches are likely to be ticking when the company's 230th...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
This year, a highlight of my European summer was the day I spent hiking in the Berner Oberland region of the Swiss Alps. I was with a wonderful group of traveling friends, all eager for a ramble in the high country.
Fortunately, you don't have to be a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:23 AM
A passenger train derailed into a ravine in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland after encountering a mudslide on the tracks, Swiss police said on Wednesday.
Several passengers were injured after at least three train carriages came off the...