Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Prince Charles as New Patron

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HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation to become the patron of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO). With the help of Prince...

Yale School of Music Selects Fellowship Quartet in Residence

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Comprising violinists Paul Aguilar and Rachel Stenzel, violist Eva Kennedy, and cellist Hannah Moses, the group will study with the school's faculty Ensemble in Residence, the Brentano String Quartet. They...

San Francisco Symphony Returns to Live Concerts

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In May, the symphony will be returning weekly to perform at the Davies Symphony Hall. COVID-19 restrictions, as always, will apply. Social distancing must be...

Munich's Bavarian State Opera Launches In-House Record Label

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The first released recording will be Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 7 with conductor Kirill Petrenko and the Bavarian State Orchestra from the 2017/18 season....

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra CEO Peter Kjome Steps Down

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  In a statement about Kjome, Board Chairman Barry Rosen said, “He has been instrumental in our efforts to advance the BSO, but we understand...

British Cellist Sidney Denbin has Died, Aged 100

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Retiring from performing at age 82, throughout his six-decade career he performed under luminary conductors, including Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Malcolm Sargent, and Rudolf...

Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition Candidates Announced

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The Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, in Shanghai, China has announced its opening-round candidates. The 2020 candidates comprise: VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee (South Korea) Oganes...

Applications Open for Curtis Institute's Mentor Network Summer 2021 Sessions

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Applications are now open for the Curtis Institute's Mentor Network Summer 2021 Sessions. The sessions offer each student six 45-minute lessons via Zoom, three one-hour...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu - 2010 Menuhin Competition

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This week, semi-finalists have been announced for the junior and senior divisions of the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2021.   https://youtu.be/JisEnLntCSs?t=9 VC ARTIST ANGELO XIANG YU | PROKOFIEV...

ON THIS DAY | Legendary Soviet Pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky Died in 1944

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Legendary Soviet violin pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky died on this day in 1944, aged 72. He is remembered in history as the founder of The Odessa School and...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Conductor Zubin Mehta!

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Widely respected as one of the eminent conductors of all time, Maestro Mehta previously served as Music Director of the Montreal Symphony, LA Philharmonic,...

BREAKING | Senior Semi-Finalists Announced at Menuhin Competition Richmond 2021

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  This year's senior semi-finalists are: Karisa Chiu (21, United States) Hana Chang (18, Singapore/Japan/United States) Eric Chen (20, Taiwan/United States) María Dueñas (18, Spain) Bohdan Luts (16, Ukraine) Emma...

ON THIS DAY | American Violinist Joan Field Was Born in 1915

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She made the first recording of Charles Ives' 1st Violin Sonata and gave the American premiere of Prokofiev's 2nd Violin Sonata. Ms Field died in...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violinist Dong-Suk Kang!

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A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with legendary pedagogue Ivan Galamian, Mr Kang is a former major prize winner...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich Performs Bach's Violin Partita No. 3

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8uZQnVAwXc VC ARTIST AUGUSTIN HADELICH | BACH | PARTITA NO. 3 IN E MAJOR FOR VIOLIN SOLO | GAVOTTE EN RONDEAU | 2021

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