Sunday, November 28, 2021

Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla Changes Role at Birmingham Symphony

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  Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla’s role as Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s (CBSO) began in 2016. Her successor in the role will be Japanese...

Finalists Announced at the 2021 Barbash J.S. Bach Competition

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  Open to international string players 16 to 30 years of age, the Lillian and Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach String Competition is focused entirely on the unaccompanied...

Nominations for Ivors Composer Awards Announced

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  Open to all UK composers, entries must have received their first UK performance between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. Due to the...

ON THIS DAY | English Composer Benjamin Britten Was Born in 1913

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  Praised for his English operas, which were regarded as some of the finest since those of Henry Purcell in the 17th century, Britten was...

International Classical Music Awards Announces Nominations

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  The International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced the full list of nominees to potentially receive an award in its 2022 ceremony. In order to receive...

Spektral Quartet to Disband After 11 Years

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  The Spektral Quartet comprises violinists Clara Lyon and Maeve Feinberg and its founding members, violist Doyle Armbrust and cellist Russell Rolen. They will play...

New York Times Music Critic Steps Down After 20 Years

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  Following two thoughtful and provocative decades as chief music critic of the New York Times, Anthony "Tony" Tommasini has stepped down in order to...

Sphinx Venture Fund Announces 2022 Recipients

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  The money will be used to fund two new competitions: the inaugural Nina Simone Piano Competition for Black pianists, the inaugural New York City...

Boston Symphony Orchestra Donates $10,000 to Neighboring Orchestra

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  In March 2020, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) shut down all live concerts and was not able to schedule any concerts for the 2021-2022...

France's Orchestre Colonne Appoints New Music Director

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  Chief conductor of the JeuneChoeur de Paris, Korovitch was also made choirmaster of the Swedish Radio Choir in January 2019. A choral conducting teacher at the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Merz Trio — 2019 Concert Artists Guild 1st Prize Winners

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  Watch the VC Young Artist Merz Trio's first prize performance at the 2019 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition:   https://vimeo.com/647860841/70f5e98005 VC YOUNG ARTIST MERZ TRIO |...

Germany’s Bavarian State Opera Cancels Concerts 

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  "We very much regret this development, over which we had no control," the Bavarian State Opera's website reads. "Ticket purchasers do not need to...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Fedor Rudin's New Album "Heritage"

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  Orchid Classics announced the release of French-Russian violinist and VC Artist Fedor Rudin's new CD, entitled "Heritage." "The first idea for this album was to...

Barcelona Symphony Appoints New Music Director

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  Morlot's appointment was determined after a three-year search process, and in his new position, he will spend a minimum of 11 weeks a season...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Henri Temianka Was Born in 1906

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Virtuoso violinist, conductor, educator, and author Henri Temianka was born on this day, 115 years ago. Born in Greenock, Scotland, he began studying violin in...

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