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Musicians of DaPonte String Quartet Have Salary Discontinued

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  According to the Press Herald, the four musicians of the Maine-based DaPonte String Quartet recently received letters in the mail informing them that their...

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Awarded $1 Million Birgit Nilsson Prize

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  Awarded approximately every 3 years, the Birgit Nilsson Prize honors "active artists and institutions who have made a major contribution to the perpetuation of...

The League of American Orchestras Announces 77th National Conference

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  The League of American Orchestras has collaborated with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Association of California Symphony Orchestras to launch its 77th National...

The Welsh Government Launches Music Education Program

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  The recently announced National Plan for Music Education in Wales aims to make access to music education fairer and more consistent. It has a...

Semi-Finalists Announced for 2022 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition

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  Established in 1937 by Eugène Ysaÿe and Queen Elisabeth, the prestigious competition is held in Belgium and alternates each year between candidates in violin,...

North Netherlands Orchestra Names New Concertmaster

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  Born in New York City, Resnick made her debut at Carnegie Hall when she was fifteen. A founding member of the collective Splendor and co-initiator of...

OUT NOW | Cellist Alisa Weilerstein's New CD "Beethoven Cello Sonatas"

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  In their newest album, cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan perform Beethoven's five cello sonatas — works that have been a consistent part...

What are the Winning Attributes of a Top Competition Candidate?

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  The Violin Channel recently sat down with members of the jury from the Classic Strings Competition to find out how they separate a good...

Spanish Opera Singer Teresa Berganza has Died, Aged 89

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  Teresa Berganza Vargas was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1933 to a homemaker mother and accountant father, who played trumpet and piano and arranged...

How to Maximize Opportunities After Winning a Competition

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  The Violin Channel reached out to jury members on the panel for both the violin and cello rounds of the Classic Strings Competition to...

VC INTERVIEW | President of Classic Strings Competition Konstantin Ishkhanov

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  Following two inaugural editions of the festival, in Riga in 2018 and in Vienna in 2019, this third edition of the Classic Strings Competition...

Applications Open to 2022 Morgenland Campus

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  In 2016, the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück, in conjunction with the Institute for Music of the University for Applied Science (Hochschule) Osnabrück, started the Morgenland...

Tureck Bach Research Institute Finds New Home at Interlochen Center for the Arts

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  Michigan's Interlochen Center for the Arts will now house Rosalyn Tureck's eight decades of work — including manuscripts of essays, books, correspondence, as well as...

Taipei Chinese Orchestra Appoints New Principal Conductor

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  Taipei native Yu-An Chang began his conducting study with Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu. He then relocated to Germany, where he pursued further study with Christian...

Cellist Han-na Chang Named Principal Guest Conductor of the Hamburger Symphoniker

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  Han-Na Chang made her debut with the Hamburger Symphoniker in October 2021, and impressed its Artistic Director Daniel Kühnel so much that he soon...

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