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Carnegie Hall Announced Their Afrofuturism Festival Lineup

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  Carnegie Hall recently announced the lineup for its Afrofuturism Festival, which will take place between February and March 2022. The organizers describe Afrofuturism as...

Royal Philharmonic Society Launches This Year's Edition of Young Classical Writers Prize

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  The UK-based Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) is now accepting entries for this year's edition of its Young Classical Writers Prize. The prize was established...

Fanny Mendelssohn Scholarship Announces 2022 Winners

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  The 2022 Fanny Mendelssohn Scholarship has been awarded to a violin-piano duo comprised of Dorothea Schulpius (violin) and Jelizaveta Vasilijeva (piano). The pair met during...

Belgium's Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège Announces New Music Director

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  Conductor Giampaolo Bisanti will succeed current director Speranza Scappucci, who has elected not to renew her contract, having held the position since 2017. The opera...

University of Michigan Launches New Black Composers Commissioning Initiative

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  The School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) at the University of Michigan has launched its new Initiative for Black Composers, which will commission...

Colorado Springs Philharmonic Music Director to Step Down

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  Josep Caballé-Domenech will depart his position after final concerts with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic (CSP) in May 2023, closing a chapter on a dozen...

Tanglewood Music Festival Announces 2022 Season

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  To involve eight weekends of concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), the 2022 Tanglewood Music Festival will also see the grand reopening of...

Russia's Mariinsky Ballet Allegedly Performing Without COVID Tests

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  According to a source at the Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersburg, a large-scale outbreak of the COVID-19 is unfolding amongst the theater's musicians, with...

UK Government Freezes BBC License Fee For Two Years

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  As United Kingdom’s national broadcaster, the BBC is funded by a licensing fee — which essentially works like a tax that every household with...

Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw Protests Strict COVID-19 Protocols

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  The Netherlands went into full lockdown last month to help protect its healthcare systems as their COVID-19 cases reached record levels. Though some businesses...

Violinist Ann Spurbeck has Died, Aged 84

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  “ incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Ann Spurbeck. She retired last season after more than 50 years as a Memphis Symphony...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Nicholas McRoberts' New "Adagio for Strings"

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  The Violin Channel recently discussed the piece with Australian and Paris-based composer Nicholas McRoberts. "The last two years have been strange difficult times for the...

OUT NOW | Violinist Kenneth Renshaw's New Album "Apparitions"

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  "The three pieces of music we chose for this album were written a couple centuries ago, in a very different world from our current...

VC RISING STAR | Stars Aligned Siblings String Quartet

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  Chamber music students of Ayke Agus and students at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College Division, the group comprises violinists Dustin Breshears (15)...

Croatian Conductor Nikša Bareza Has Died, Aged 86

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  Prominent Croatian conductor Nikša Bareza will be remembered for his long and storied career across the opera houses of Europe, concluding with a stint...

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