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Gavin George

Just twelve years old, Gavin George made his concerto debut at the age of seven and has since been featured on the CBS Early Show, won a gold medal at the American Association for ... Keep Reading >

Montrose Trio

Prior to one of the final concerts given by the esteemed and loved Tokyo String Quartet in 2013, cellist Clive Greensmith and violinist Martin Beaver were chatting with guest pianist Jon (“Jackie”) Kimora Parker, a collaborator ... Keep Reading >

Top Ten Tips To Mastering The Twitterverse And Social Media

How to Win Friends and Influence People! How is it, 76 years after Dale Carnegie taught us How to Win Friends and Influence People in the first best-selling self-help book ever published, that we’re more ... Keep Reading >

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Yevgeny Sudbin

Beethoven Cycle Complete!

March 27, 2017

This recording concludes the cycle of Beethoven Piano Concertos. Sudbin and Vänskä have travelled to Helsinki to team up with Tapiola Sinfonietta.  Order here

Classical Music Communications

'Defiant Requiem' raises over $4.6 million for Holocaust survivors in need

March 27, 2017

Chicago's triumphant premiere of "Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin" raised over $4.6 million to benefit the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Holocaust Community Services program.

Classical Music Communications

Aimee Levitt's Jewish in Chicago features Defiant Requiem

March 27, 2017

As the performers streamed offstage while a lone violin continued to play the hymn “Oseh Shalom Bimromav,” there was audible sobbing throughout Symphony Center.

Classical Music Communications

April 19: "Homages" audio exhibition plus Talea Ensemble performance

March 27, 2017

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York celebrates the 15th anniversary of their iconic Midtown building with the audio exhibition: Homages FREE APRIL 19, 4-11 PM: OPENING NIGHT Rooftop concert featuring the Talea Ensemble On Wednesday, April 19 the Austrian Cultural Forum New York celebrates...

Bramwell Tovey

Bill Barclay of the Globe Theatre talks about working with Bramwell Tovey at the Hollywood Bowl...

March 26, 2017

Bill Barclay, music director of Shakespeare’s Globe, talks about bringing Florent Schmitt’s Antony & Cleopatra (1920) to the Hollywood Bowl and the Barbican Centre.

Robert Spano

CONDUCTOR ROBERT SPANO SIGNS TO HARRISONPARROTT FOR MANAGEMENT IN EUROPE AND ASIA

March 24, 2017

HarrisonParrott is delighted to welcome Grammy award winning American conductor, composer, pianist and pedagogue Robert Spano to its roster for management in Europe and Asia. Described by the New York Times as having "that great skill in a conductor of making every performance radiate joy”...

Classical Music Communications

Chicago Tribune Review: 'Defiant Requiem' conjures tragedy, triumph of music in Holocaust

March 24, 2017

"Never again will I hear Verdi's Requiem without thinking of this performance, and what happened in Terezin."

San Antonio Brass

New San Antonio Brass Band to Strike Up at Incarnate Word

March 24, 2017

San Antonio Brass Band will host its inaugural concert at the University of the Incarnate Word.

Classical Music Communications

Chicago on the Aisle: Verdi’s Requiem, as bold act by Nazi-era Jews, comes to Chicago

March 22, 2017

“There were hundreds of lectures given in the camp,” Sidlin said. “And they organized a thousand concerts. A thousand !"

Classical Music Communications

Chicago Tribune: 'Defiant Requiem' in Chicago a revival of Verdi sung in concentration camp

March 22, 2017

Verdi's Requiem never had been performed under circumstances like these.  

Kanzen Arts

Anoushka Shankar's "Home" tour in the USA

March 22, 2017

Anoushka Shankar launches 2017 U.S. tour featuring works from her Grammy nominated recording "Home." Concert dates include: March 24 - Tarkington, Carmel, IN March 25 - Symphony Hall, Chicago, IL March 26 - Rinehart Music Center at IPFW, Fort Wayne, IN March 29 - Harris Center...

Kanzen Arts

Lotus Blossoms unites international artists during 22nd year

March 22, 2017

The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation began its 22nd year of programs Monday morning with a visit from Iraqi oud player Rahim AlHaj. AlHaj, a political refugee who’s now a U.S. citizen, visited Parkview Primary and Intermediate School on Monday morning to perform and answer questions...

Kanzen Arts

John Luther Adams' "Poem of the Forgotten" at Annandale-on-Hudson

March 22, 2017

On April 6, 2017, the graduate vocal arts program will present new vocal works, including John Luther Adams' "Poem of the Forgotten," a setting of the poetry of John Haines. Poem of the Forgotten Rolfe Dauz, tenor Yumi Nomoto, piano 7-9 pm Bard College Conservatory of Music 30 Campus...

Classical Music Communications

Classical Candor: Classical Music News of the Week

March 21, 2017

"Meet the Composer's" John Adams episode is available March 20.

Classical Music Communications

WFMT feature - “Defiant Requiem” Commemorates Holocaust Victims, Reminds Us: “The Arts Are Critically Important”

March 21, 2017

“The Defiant Requiem can help remind people of the consequences, not just of anti-Semitism, but of any kind of discrimination. What the Jews did at Terezín was reach for the best of mankind to help them endure the worst of mankind. This is what the arts can do. This is what the arts do do,” Sidlin said.

CARLO DUMONT

"Così vicino...così lontano"

March 20, 2017

Duo Dumont-Romano Chiesa di Santa Caterina da Siena - Napoli W. A. Mozart - L. van Beethoven

Classical Music Communications

Alarm Will Sound and Q2 Music's Meet the Composer team up for their first "podcast album"

March 20, 2017

Splitting Adams , featuring the music of composer John Adams, is out April 21

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Kirshbaum Associates Announces Exclusive Representation of Juho Pohjonen

March 20, 2017

"Pohjonen’s performance was crisp and clear, unflappable, confident in execution." — Arts ATL

CARLO DUMONT

Festival MusicaSiena - "La Primavera Senese"

March 19, 2017

Gagliano String Quartet Aula Magna dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici Siena 

Classical Music Communications

Cleveland Classical CD Review: Christopher Houlihan plays Bach

March 17, 2017

This recording presents a view of Christopher Houlihan’s artistry that should appeal to a broad spectrum of listeners — Bach purists included.

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Classical Music Communications

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Soprano Jennifer Zetlan at Baruch Performing Arts Center

6:00 PM

Baruch Performing Arts Center

New York, NY

Mar
27
Mon

João Kouyoumdjian

Private Recital

7:00 PM

Private Venue

New York, NY

Mar
27
Mon

Jennifer Johnson Cano

Priestess in Aida

7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Opera

New York City, NY

Mar
27
Mon

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Jennifer Johnson Cano

Cano as Priestess in Aida

7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Mar
27
Mon

Kanzen Arts

Jon Kimura Parker

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM

Centennial Theatre

Vancouver, BC

Mar
28
Tue

Sciolino Artist Management

Nicholas Canellakis

Parisian Tableau

7:30 PM

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

New York, NY

Mar
28
Tue

Sciolino Artist Management

Harlem Quartet

James Madison University

8:00 PM

Harrisonburg, VA

Mar
28
Tue

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

8:00 PM

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater

Costa Mesa

Mar
29
Wed

DANIEL DJAMBAZIAN

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

11:00 AM

Deutsche Oper am Rhein - Duisburg

Mar
29
Wed

Arianna Zukerman

Washingtonians on Wednesdays

12:00 PM

National Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C.

Mar
29
Wed

Maya Lahyani

La Traviata | Flora

7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Mar
29
Wed

Sciolino Artist Management

Nicholas Canellakis

Parisian Tableau

7:30 PM

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Chicago, IL