KULTURE MASH

The latest news, events, performances and videos from our Clients + the Kulture Shock Blog and Social Media

Kulture Shock Blog

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 >

News Feed

Clancy Newman

Clancy's Music Used as Theme Song

July 15, 2019

Clancy's music used as theme for podcast series produced by  President Lincoln's Cottage , a historic site and National Monument in Washington, DC.

Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez

Works in Progress

July 12, 2019

New version of Short Stories , for piano, strings and percussion.  Written for Cristina Valdes. Premiere scheduled, Feb, 21, 2020. Seattle Symphony New Work for ensemble and puppets, based on Rodolfo Morales' paintings.  Commissioned by La Coperacha/FONCA. Premiere...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Emerson String Quartet

July 11, 2019

The Emerson String Quartet  stands apart in the history of string quartets with over four decades of an unparalleled list of achievements: more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammys® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize,...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Danish String Quartet

July 11, 2019

The highly sought-after  Danish String Quartet  returns to North America in the 2019-2020 season as one of the most prominent musical voices in the monumental celebrations of Beethoven’s 250th year.  The Quartet’s fresh, inventive approach to repertoire and warm,...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Benjamin Hochman

July 11, 2019

Jerusalem-born pianist and conductor Benjamin Hochman's eloquent and virtuosic performances blend artistic bravura with poetic interpretation exciting audiences and critics alike .    Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2011, Mr. Hochman has established a...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Tod Machover

July 11, 2019

Following the staggering success of Tod Machover’s newest opera,  Schoenberg in Hollywood , commissioned and presented by Boston Lyric Opera,  Volksoper Wien  has announced it will present the next production of the acclaimed opera from April 4-16, 2020....

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020

July 11, 2019

The  Menuhin Competition  is the world’s leading international competition for young violinists, held every two years in a different city (most recently in Geneva in 2018, London in 2016, Austin, Texas in 2014, Beijing in 2012 and Oslo in 2010). It is one of the few major...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Quartetto di Cremona

July 11, 2019

Quartetto di Cremona  is admired as a preeminent quartet of its generation, noted for its lustrous sound, refined musicianship, and stylistic versatility.  Since its founding in 2000 at the Accademia Walter Stauffer in Cremona, the Quartet has toured extensively in Europe, the United...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Sir András Schiff

July 11, 2019

Sir András Schiff  has distinguished himself throughout the course of an exceptional international career that has spanned over 40 years.  He is universally esteemed as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer. “An undisputed master of the German repertory,” (...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Robert Spano

July 11, 2019

Beginning his 19th season as Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and first season as Principal Guest Conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conductor  Robert Spano  returns to Carnegie Hall in spring 2020 with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, performing...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Markus Stenz

July 11, 2019

German conductor  Markus Stenz   is known for his vibrant, masterful musical interpretations; the breadth of his artistry has placed him in international standing as a prized collaborator and passionate performer, especially of German orchestral music, and of operatic scores. Stenz...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Season Preview: Pinchas Zukerman

July 11, 2019

Pinchas Zukerman has remained a phenomenon in the world of music for over four decades. His musical genius, prodigious technique and unwavering artistic standards are a marvel to audiences and critics. Devoted to the next generation of musicians, he has inspired younger artists with his...

James Inverne Music Consultancy

Sensational reviews for Mark Bebbington's St John's concert

July 10, 2019

'...It would be difficult to cite another artist who plays Schubert with comparable understanding, showing such delicacy of touch and sensitivity in phrasing, as well as plenty of clear-cut power when needed...'

Timothy Chooi

Timothy Chooi Awarded 2nd Prize at Brussels' Queen Elisabeth Competition

July 10, 2019

Timothy Chooi Awarded 2nd Prize at Brussels Queen Elisabeth Competition The 25-year old Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 2nd prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Brussels, Belgium.  

Timothy Chooi

Timothy Chooi Awarded 2nd Prize at Brussels' Queen Elisabeth Competition

July 10, 2019

Timothy Chooi Awarded 2nd Prize at Brussels Queen Elisabeth Competition The 25-year old Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 2nd prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Brussels, Belgium.  

Sciolino Artist Management

Tessa Lark & Michael Thurber to make Mostly Mozart Festival debut!

July 9, 2019

Tessa Lark & Michael Thurber will make their debut at the Mostly Mozart Festival on August 8, 2019. Their debut coincides with the release of their debut album  Invention .  

Levente Kuzma

Ingolstadt Tour!

July 9, 2019

Die einzelnen Konzertprogramme der SamstagOrgel sind betont kurzweilig und unterhaltsam gehalten. Im Liebfrauenmünster hat die Kirchenmusik als Gotteslob seit vielen Jahrhunderten bis heute stets eine hervorragende Rolle gespielt.

Shuman Associates

New World Symphony Welcomes Carnegie Hall's NYO2 Back to Miami Beach for Second Summer Residency

July 9, 2019

NYO2 Brings Together Exceptional Young Musicians from Across the United States, Ages 14–17, Including Three Local Miami Players Participating this Summer Weeklong Residency Culminates in WALLCAST® Concert at New World Center on July 27, Followed by Annual Carnegie Hall...

Kathryn King Media

Fearless Distler Plays Fearless Monk

July 6, 2019

Virko Baley, president of TNC Records, has announced a new recording, Fearless Monk [TNC 1741], to be released in August 2019. "This is quite an unusual project", says Mr. Baley, "...rarely do we get to hear from music writers in purely musical terms, but in Jed Distler we have an enormously gifted individual who is capable of deep self-expression in more than one realm."

Diana Ionescu pianist

MozartON

July 5, 2019

by vibrate!festival, part of the brand new TamTam Festival Romania

Diana Ionescu pianist

Recital with Teodora Gheorghiu at the Romanian Athenaeum

July 5, 2019

Festivalul Vara Magica - Dragoste si viata de femeie

Calendar Feed
Jul
17
Wed

Paul Huang, Violinist

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

6:00 PM

New Mexico Museum of Art

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jul
17
Wed

michaelchioldi.com

Luisa Miller

8:00 PM

Gran Teatre del Liceu

Barcelona

Jul
17
Wed

Aloysia Friedmann

Seattle Chamber Music Society

8:00 PM

Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall

Jul
18
Thu

Sahoko Sato Timpone

Voice Faculty and Guest Artist July 18-28, 2019

1:00 PM

Lunigiana International Music Festival

Fivizzano, Tuscany

Jul
18
Thu

Benjamin Hochman

Masterclass at Curtis Institute of Music

3:00 PM

Curtis Institute of Music

Philadelphia, PA

Jul
18
Thu

Joyce Castle, Mezzo Soprano

Bon Appetit!

6:00 PM

Des Moines Metro Opera

Des Moines

Jul
19
Fri

Quartetto di Cremona

Gustav Mahler Musikwochen

6:00 PM

Grand Hotel Centro Culturale

Dobbiaco

Jul
19
Fri

Emerson String Quartet

Domaine Forget

8:00 PM

Salle Françoys-Bernier

Saint-Irénée, Québec

Jul
19
Fri

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet at Domaine Forget

8:00 PM

Salle Françoys-Bernier

Quebec