Sunday, November 28, 2021

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Announces New Principal Guest Conductor

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  Wigglesworth will work alongside Principal Conductor Kirill Karabits, who has been with the orchestra in the South of England for 11 years. Wigglesworth first conducted...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Copies of Cellist Gautier Capuçon's "Souvenirs" CD

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  The Violin Channel, in conjunction with Erato Records, is this week giving away five personally autographed copies of French superstar Gautier Capuçon's newly released "Souvenirs"...

OUT NOW | Cellist Gautier Capuçon's New "Souvenirs" CD

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  Erato Records announced the release of French superstar Gautier Capuçon's new "Souvenirs" three CD pack. "This album is coming out the year of my 40th...

Applications Open for China's Tianjin Juilliard's Graduate Studies Program

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  Applications are now open for Tianjin Juilliard's Graduate Studies Program. Offered exclusively in collaborative majors — orchestral studies, chamber music, and collaborative piano —...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist & Pedagogue Jakob Dont Died in 1888

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  Austrian violinist and pedagogue Jakob Dont passed away in Vienna in 1888 at age 73. A student of Josef Böhm and Georg Hellmesberger, he became a...

Violinist Stephen Shipps Pleads Guilty to Sexual Coercion Charges

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  Shipps, now aged 68, previously held a teaching position at the University of Michigan since 1989 — and served as Faculty Director of the...

Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to Mark Completion in January

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  The brand-new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which has been 19 years in the making, will see two new performance spaces open...

Prize Winners Announced at Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

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  The Ernst von Siemens (EvS) Music Foundation’s ensemble prize was introduced in 2020 and is awarded annually to two emerging contemporary music ensembles whose...

Conductor Dima Slobodeniouk Makes New York Philharmonic Debut 

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  It would have been Semyon Bychkov’s return to the U.S. for the first time since 2018, but travel complications have prevented the trip.  Dima Slobodeniouk...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Violist Jordan Bak — "A Star in the Making and One to Watch Out For"

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  He was recently described by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer as a "Star in the Making ... a young artist to watch for". A graduate of The...

Semi-Finalists Announced at France's 2021 Mirecourt Violin Competition

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  Open to international violinists 26 years of age and younger, the first prize winner will receive €5,000. The 2021 semi-finalists are: Johnny Van Gend (Australia) ...

Conductor Sir Roger Norrington Announces Retirement

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  Concluding a 50-year career, Sir Roger Norrington, aged 87, will conduct the Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS) in an all-Haydn program titled “Norrington Presents: Dr....

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Family Donates to Washington National Opera

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  In honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Washington National Opera opened its 2021-2022 season with "Come Home: A Celebration...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Arturo Marquez's New Violin Concerto "Fandango"

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  The concerto presents three movements: "Folia Tropical," "Plegaria," and "Fandanguito." "The Fandango is known worldwide as a popular Spanish dance and specifically, as one of...

Applications Open for Boston's New England Conservatory 2022 Artist Diploma Program

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  The New England Conservatory (NEC) is now accepting applications for their Artist Diploma (AD) program in Opera, Orchestral Conducting, and Instrumental Performance. The AD program...

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