It has been announced today that New York-based artist manager Martin Wittenberg has launched Wittenberg Artists – a new firm focused on boutique artist management.
Martin has previous served artist management positions with Alliance Artist Management and Columbia Artists, in New York – guiding the careers of classical musicians including: Gidon Kremer, Vadim Repin, Jordi Savall and Christian Zacharias and the Venice Baroque Orchestra and Spektral Quartet.
Wittenberg Artists’ inaugural roster includes violinist VC Artist Stella Chen, cellist Steven Isserlis, pianists Eric Lu and Schaghajegh Nosrati, flutist Ana de la Vega and conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya.
Stella was awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition – and was the recipient of the 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Prize and a prestigious 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grant.
VC ARTIST STELLA CHEN | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | HUGH WOLFF & BELGIAN NATIONAL ORCHESTRA | 2019 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE
”For most of us who have devoted our lives and careers to music and the arts, the last three months have seen fundamental and often frightening changes … ” Martin has this week told The Violin Channel.
“Therefore it is with courage and not without optimism that I launch Wittenberg Artists today … as a boutique management firm for conductors and instrumentalists I intend to represent a curated, balanced, and diverse roster of world-class artists with a personal approach that reflects my limitless and idealistic passion for music and musicians,” he has said.