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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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Shuman Associates

Violinist Jennifer Koh Launches Online Commissioning Project and Performances Series "Alone Together" In Support of Composers During Coronavirus Crisis

March 31, 2020

New Commissions to be Premiered via Live Stream Every Saturday at 7:00 p.m. ET, Starting April 4 Project features short, solo violin works by 42 composers—21 commissioned by  ARCO Collaborative, 21 donating their compositions World premieres to be...

Shuman Associates

Minnesota Orchestra Announces Cancellation of Tour to South Korea and Vietnam

March 27, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (March 27, 2020) — The Minnesota Orchestra’s summer 2020 tour to South Korea and Vietnam has been cancelled due to the health implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the tour—scheduled for June 21 through July 3,...

Shuman Associates

Pianist Shai Wosner Joins Piano Faculty of Bard College Conservatory of Music

March 26, 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (March 26, 2020) — Pianist Shai Wosner has been named to the piano faculty of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, where he will teach a piano studio and coach chamber music starting in fall 2020. He will balance these activities with a busy concert schedule of...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 Postponed to May 2021

March 25, 2020

Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 Postponed to May 2021 due to COVID-19 In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and in accordance with international and U.S. public health recommendations and restrictions, the Menuhin Competition Trust and the Richmond Symphony today announced...

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Zlatomir Fung Awarded Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 25, 2020

It is with great pride that we congratulate cellist Zlatomir Fung as a 2020 recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Given to talented instrumentalists believed to have great potential for solo careers, Fung will receive an award stipend of $25,000 to use for specific needs in furthering his...

Mei-Ann Chen

Project W Is T For “Terrific” - ClassicsToday Review

March 25, 2020

"The Chicago Sinfonietta, which is 47 percent female, we’re told, plays superbly under Mei-Ann Chen, and the engineering is up to the high standards of the house. This is music well worth getting to know, and more importantly, worthy of repetition, and hence well worth collecting." -David Hurwitz (review excerpt)

Colin MacKnight

Choir Festival Postponed

March 23, 2020

The Choir Festival scheduled for May 18 at The Episcopal Church of Saint James the Less in Scarsdale, NY has been postponed.

William Reinert Associates

Conductor Thomas Kemp – now represented by William Reinert Associates, Inc.

March 23, 2020

Conductor Thomas Kemp is now represented by William Reinert Associates, Inc.

James Inverne Music Consultancy

Sarah Fox hits 'thrilling brilliance' in Parry

March 23, 2020

Fox's recording of Parry's Judith  is Gramophone's Editor's Choice 

Lawrence Golan, conductor

Yakima Symphony Announces 2020-21 Season!

March 21, 2020

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, It gives me great pleasure to share our 2020-21 Season Brochure with you. Celebrating our 50th season, In Full Bloom is our most exciting and ambitious year yet. ... In Full Bloom,... both mirrors the growth of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra over fifty years and pays homage to the agricultural community in which we live. Sincerely, Lawrence Golan

Shuman Associates

New World Center Extends Public Closure Through End of May

March 20, 2020

REMAINDER OF THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY 2019-2020 SEASON CONCERTS CANCELLED MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS TO CURATE A SERIES OF ARCHIVAL BROADCASTS WITH NEW COMMENTARY FROM MTT AND SPECIAL GUESTS NWS FELLOWS CREATE A SERIES OF FACEBOOK LIVE BROADCASTS MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA (March 20, 2020)...

Colin MacKnight

Concert Postponed

March 20, 2020

The concert scheduled for May 1 at National City Christian Church is postponed.

Colin MacKnight

Colin joins Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc.

March 20, 2020

I'm thrilled to announce that I've joined Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc. for concert representation in North America!

Colin MacKnight

Concert Postponed

March 20, 2020

The concert scheduled for May 31 at Church of the Ascension in Kingston, Jamaica is postponed.

Shuman Associates

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony’s "Keeping Score" Television Series To Be Available for Free Global Online Streaming for the First Time

March 19, 2020

Nine one-hour documentary episodes telling the stories of great works of classical music plus nine accompanying concert performances to be available worldwide on YouTube in light of COVID-19 closure SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (March 19, 2020) — In the midst of cancellations of live...

Anna Polonsky

Interview with the Polonsky-Shifrin-Wiley Trio on WMUK

March 18, 2020

Interview with the Polonsky-Shifrin-Wiley Trio in advance of our performance at Fontana Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Shuman Associates

Jonathan Biss Brings Beethoven's Piano Sonatas to Home Audiences via Free, Live-Streamed Recital, New Recording Cycle, Free Coursera Web Course, and Amazon Kindle Single

March 18, 2020

Release of  Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas  on Orchid Classics, March 20 Free recital webcast of Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas, presented by the 92nd Street Y, March 26 Open registration for free online course,  Exploring Beethoven’s Piano...

Timothy Chooi

A note of the impact of COVID-19

March 18, 2020

As COVID-19 is spreading into a pandemic, many concerts and events have been rightfully cancelled. I am extremely surprised by how this world has been flipped upside down and it is particularly...

Anna Polonsky

Interview on Life Après

March 17, 2020

An interview with Sylvia Beckerman on her podcast Life Après

Shuman Associates

Tulsa Opera Postpones May 2020 Production of TobiasPicker’s "Emmeline"

March 17, 2020

TULSA, OKLAHOMA (March 17, 2020) – Following Mayor Bynum’s announcements this past weekend concerning the efforts of the CDC and the State of Oklahoma to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the directives toward the City of Tulsa public facilities, Tulsa Opera General...

Colin MacKnight

Competition Postponed

March 16, 2020

The First Presbyterian Church National Organ Playing Competition scheduled for March 21 is postponed.

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Apr
01
Wed

Sciolino Artist Management

Michael Brown

Inside Chamber Music

6:30 PM

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

New York, NY

Apr
01
Wed

Emerson String Quartet

Stony Brook University

7:00 PM

Staller Center Recital Hall

Stony Brook, New York

Apr
01
Wed

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet at Stony Brook University

7:00 PM

Staller Center for the Arts

Stony Brook, NY

Apr
01
Wed

Lauren Sileo

Maryland Lyric Opera - CANCELLED

7:30 PM

Music Center at Strathmore

North Bethesda, MD

Apr
01
Wed

Mei-Ann Chen

Basque National Orchestra (Debut)

8:00 PM

Kursaal Auditorium

Donostia-San Sebastián

Apr
02
Thu

Antoine Plante

Bach & Marais

7:30 PM

MATCH

Houston, TX

Apr
02
Thu

Stephen Mulligan

Verklärte Nacht

7:30 PM

Southwest Florida Symphony

Ft. Myers, Florida

Apr
02
Thu

Mei-Ann Chen

Basque National Orchestra (Debut)

8:00 PM

Principal Theatre

Vitoria-Gasteiz

Apr
03
Fri

Clancy Newman

Quintet 6821 at Evermay

7:00 PM

Evermay estate

Washington, DC

Apr
03
Fri

Maya Lahyani | Mezzo Soprano

La Cenerentola | Tisbe

7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Apr
03
Fri

Paul Huang, Violinist

Brevard Symphony Orchestra

7:30 PM

Community Church of Vero Beach

Vero Beach, Florida

Apr
03
Fri

Sciolino Artist Management

Juan-Miguel Hernandez

Modesto Symphony Orchestra

7:30 PM

Modesto Symphony Orchestra

Modesto, CA

Apr
03
Fri

MATTHEW LIPMAN

International Sejong Soloists

8:00 PM

Grand Theater Yeulmaru Yeosu

Yeosu