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  • Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museum

    Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museum
    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...
  • Swiss museum releases lists of works from Cornelius Gurlitt art trove

    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...
  • For CSO in Geneva, a touch of drama, enthusiasm

    For CSO in Geneva, a touch of drama, enthusiasm
    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...
  • Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove

    Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove
    An international Jewish group has warned the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland that the museum is opening itself up to an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it goes forward with accepting art from Cornelius Gurlitt, the late collector who hoarded works in his...
  • Victorinox Swiss Army Brands Warehouse Sale

    They’ll be slashing prices at the Victorinox Swiss Army Brands' annual warehouse sale, 7 Victoria Drive, Monroe, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Merchandise includes knives, luggage, watches and gear, all deeply discounted. Hours are Friday, 11 a.m....
  • Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland

    Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland
    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...
  • Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe

     Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe
    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...
  • Report: Netflix Attracts Over 100,000 French Subscribers in Two Weeks

    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...
  • L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich

     L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich
    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...
  • Olympic officials meeting in Switzerland support major changes

    Olympic officials meeting in Switzerland support major changes
    Top Olympic leaders have given their support to a range of potential changes, including the creation of a year-round television channel to broadcast sports that aren't normally in the spotlight. The group met Saturday to discuss the Olympic Agenda...
  • F1 legend Michael Schumacher moved to Swiss home from hospital

    Michael Schumacher has left the hospital and will continue his recovery from severe head injuries at his Swiss home, his manager said Tuesday. The record seven-time Formula One racing champion sustained the injuries in a skiing accident in the French...