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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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Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Bomsori Kim & Rafal Blechacz to Release Duo Album

December 14, 2018

A new release from Bomsori Kim and Rafał Blechacz on the Deutsche Grammophon label is  now available for preorder.  The disc, to be released in January, explores French and Polish repertoire in works by Fauré, Debussy, Szymanowski, and Chopin.  Click to listen...

Barrett Artists

'The Exterminating Angel' Is Headed To DVD

December 14, 2018

The November 18, 2017 HD Metropolitan Opera performance of The Exterminating Angel will be released on DVD in February 2019, on the Erato label. The production features Audrey Luna as Leticia, and Catherine Cooke as  Camila. 

William Reinert Associates

Conductor Lawrence Golan – appointed co-leader of the European Music Institute Vienna’s new Laudon Opera Workshop and Performance Program

December 13, 2018

Conductor Lawrence Golan has been appointed co-leader of the new Laudon Opera Workshop and Performance Program at the European Music Institute Vienna .

Shuman Associates

New World Symphony Receives $2.5 Million Investment from Knight Foundation

December 12, 2018

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA (December 12, 2018) — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $2.5 million commitment over the next five years to the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), to push the boundaries of expression by commissioning new works; using...

Lawrence Golan, conductor

Lawrence Golan adds European Music Institute Vienna to his posts - will co-lead the Austrian Institute’s new Laudon Opera Workshop & Performances Program

December 12, 2018

Beginning this summer 2019, conductor Lawrence Golan will co-lead the 43-year old European Music Institute Vienna’s new Laudon Opera Workshop program for young conductors and singers taking place July 23-August 14, 2019 at Vienna’s Schloss Laudon. Further details in Media/DPK  

Kanzen Arts

Wu Man is Top 10 in Classical Music 2018 at WaPo

December 11, 2018

By Anne Midgette, December 8, 2018, The Washington Post [...] 10. Wu Man The pipa player Wu Man has done a tremendous amount to raise the profile of her instrument (a Chinese folk instrument) and expand its repertoire. This year, she left a mark on Washington with two significant concerts....

Kanzen Arts

Wu Man with Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

December 10, 2018

"Pipa perfection"

Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez

Featured Guest Composer

December 9, 2018

Featured Guest Composer at Hong Kong Baptist University's The Keyboard in the 21st Century, an international conference for composers.

Taka Kigawa

Taka Kigawa and Four Pianists perform Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus

December 9, 2018

On Monday, December 10 at Sheen Center in New York City, five of New York’s most distinguished pianists - Anthony de Mare, Margaret Kampmeier, Taka Kigawa, Blair McMillen, and Marilyn Nonken - join together to perform Olivier Messiaen’s monumental and profound Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jésus

Yevgeny Sudbin

Performing the Tchaikovsky Trio at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains

December 7, 2018

Watch this stunning video  of the Tchaikovsky Trio performed at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Montana. With  Vadim Gluzman (violin) and  Johannes Moser (cello). Recording to be will be released soon!  

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Danish String Quartet Receive GRAMMY Nomination

December 7, 2018

Congratulations to the Danish String Quartet, who have received a GRAMMY nomination for their recording of Beethoven, Shostakovich & Bach —  Prism I —    in the category of Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.  Recorded on the ECM...

Shuman Associates

Osmo Vänskä Announces Plans to Conclude His Tenure as Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Following 2021-22 Season

December 7, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 5, 2018) — Osmo Vänskä announced plans today at the Minnesota Orchestra’s annual meeting to conclude his tenure as Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra in August 2022. The 2021-22 season, his final as music director, will mark his 19th year at...

Alliance Artist Management

Spektral Quartet and The Crossing Both Nominated For GRAMMY Awards

December 7, 2018

Spektral Quartet are nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album for Yo Soy La Tradición  with composer/performer Miguel Zenon, who is also nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo. The Crossing are up for Best Choral Performance for its recording of composer Lansing McLoskey's  Zealot Canticles .

Alliance Artist Management

'Yo Soy La Tradicion' Named A 2018 Best Classical Recording By Chicago Tribune

December 6, 2018

Yo Soy La Tradicion , composer/performer Miguel Zenon's new album featuring Spektral Quartet, has been named a best classical recording of 2018 by the  Chicago Tribune .

Shuman Associates

Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2018 Balanced Budget

December 5, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 5, 2018) — The Minnesota Orchestra’s 2018 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra’s 2017-18 season, a year in which the Orchestra received a Grammy nomination and added to its Mahler symphony cycle;...

Victoria Bond

Berlin Philharmonic Easter Festival celebrates Clara Schumann with "Clara," an opera by composer Victoria Bond and librettist Barbara Zinn Krieger.

December 2, 2018

Berlin Philharmonic Easter Festival celebrates Clara Schumann with "Clara," an opera by composer Victoria Bond and librettist Barbara Zinn Krieger. 

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Musicians from Oberlin Perform in NYC Venues

November 30, 2018

For the first time since 2013, musicians from the prestigious Oberlin College & Conservatory of Music come to New York in January 2019 performing diverse concerts in two of the city’s most celebrated venues.  Representing not only the exemplary standard of young artists who...

Classical Music Communications

Sax and harp duo releases debut album on Albany

November 29, 2018

Saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and harpist Jennifer R. Ellis release their debut recording December 1

MusicCoInternational

NEW YORK BAROQUE INCORPORATED REUNITES WITH SAINT THOMAS CHOIR FOR HANDEL’S MESSIAH

November 27, 2018

Performances of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at Saint Thomas Church are a New York City holiday highlight, and New York Baroque Incorporated ’s (NYBI) collaborations with the venerable institution’s Choir of Men and Boys have become part of the annual tradition. Under the...

Shuman Associates

New World Symphony Announces Martin Sher as Senior Vice President for Artistic Planning and Programs

November 27, 2018

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA (November 27, 2018) — The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Sher as Senior Vice President for Artistic Planning and Programs. Mr. Sher is a violist who holds performance degrees from the...

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Benjamin Rivera

Solemn High Mass

11:00 AM

Church of the Ascension

Chicago, IL

Dec
16
Sun

FILIPPO GORINI

Hulencourt Festival

11:00 AM

Bruegel Hall

Hulencourt

Dec
16
Sun

Kathryn King Media

Vienna Boys Choir

Vienna Boys Choir / Oliver Stech

2:00 PM

Carnegie Hall

New York, NY 10019

Dec
16
Sun

Emerson String Quartet

Parlance Chamber Concerts Inc.

3:00 PM

West Side Presbyterian Church

Ridgewood, New Jersey

Dec
16
Sun

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Jessica Rivera

Rivera with Nashville Symphony

3:00 PM

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Nashville, TN

Dec
16
Sun

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet at Parlance Chamber Concerts Inc.

3:00 PM

West Side Presbyterian Church

Ridgewood, NJ

Dec
16
Sun

Christopher James Lees

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: Magic of Christmas

3:00 PM

Knight Theater, Levine Center for the Arts

Charlotte, NC

Dec
16
Sun

MATTHEW LIPMAN

Brandenburg Concertos

5:00 PM

Alice Tully Hall

New York, New York

Dec
16
Sun

Christopher James Lees

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: Magic of Christmas

7:30 PM

Knight Theater, Levine Center for the Arts

Charlotte, NC

Dec
17
Mon

Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Jennifer Johnson Cano

Cano as Emilia in Verdi's Otello at the Metropolitan Opera

7:30 PM

Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Dec
17
Mon

Jennifer Johnson Cano

Emilia in Otello

7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Dec
17
Mon

michaelchioldi.com

Otello (c)

7:30 PM

Metropolitan Opera

New York, NY

Dec
18
Tue

Quartetto di Cremona

Stauffer Academy

10:00 AM

Teatro Ponchielli Cremona

Cremona

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