Overseas Travel Award Offered to Royal Northern College of Music Students

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  Guitarist Dominic Miller established this award to honor his father Barney Miller — who promoted and sponsored musicians of different genres. Each year, five students...

VR Headsets Used to Watch 3D Performance

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  Cavaterra's Fantasy-Étude No. 1 is the first of three pieces commissioned by Spanish pianist and composer Gustavo Díaz-Jerez, who premiered the work. The world premiere...

Geneva Chamber Orchestra Timpanist Sergi Sempere has Died, Aged 31

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  Sempere was born in 1990 in Alcoi, Spain, and began his music studies at age 13, attending Spain's Unió Musical d'Alcoi.  In 2012, he graduated...

Special Concert to Honor Cellist Lynn Harrell

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  This celebratory tribute was organized by Lynn Harrell’s widow, violinist Helen Nightengale, and the newly formed Lynn Harrell Foundation. Titled “Lynn Harrell: In Remembrance,” the...

Candidates Announced for Geneva International Cello Competition

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  37 candidates were selected for the opening round of this year's cello competition — which was originally scheduled for 2020 but was postponed due...

VC Artist Seiji Okamoto Awarded 1st Prize at ARD Violin Comp

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  As the competition's official international media and broadcast partner, all rounds are available now on The Violin Channel for playback. A graduate of the Tokyo...

Finalists Announced at Germany's ARD International Violin Competition

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  The 2021 ARD International Violin Competition announced the three candidates advancing to the competition's final stage. The final violin candidates are: Seiji Okamoto (Japan) Dmitry Smirnov (Russia) Alexandra Tirsu (Moldova...

VC LIVE | Germany's 2021 ARD International Violin Competition [WATCH NOW]

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  27-year-old Japanese violinist, VC Artist Seiji Okamoto has been awarded 1st prize at the 2021 ARD International Violin Competition, in Munich, Germany. Seiji will receive...

VC INTERVIEW | Mr Didier Schnorhk — Geneva Music Competition Secretary General

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Mr Didier Schnorhk to discuss the Geneva Competition's unique two-year career development program and career workshop initiatives...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Nigel Kennedy Performs "Baba O'Riley" With The Who

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  Nigel Kennedy recently announced the release of his autobiography, detailing his often controversial experiences within the classical music industry. Entitled "Uncensored," the book will be...

Royal Philharmonic Society to Honor Amateur Musicians

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  The UK-based Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) will this year offer a brand-new prize in the form of the Inspiration Award. This accolade was originally...

Candidates Announced at the 2021 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition

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  The 2021 candidates are: Bergamot Quartet Ulysses Quartet The Julius Quartet Balourdet Quartet AYA Piano Trio Merz Trio Metropolitan Trio   Open to international chamber ensembles...

George Manahan Steps Down as Portland Opera's Music Director

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  Manahan’s tenure with the Portland Opera included their Winter 2020 digital concert, titled “An Evening with Portland Opera,” which he conducted remotely from his...

Santa Cruz Symphony Conductor Signs on for Ten More Years

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  Daniel Stewart has committed to a further ten years with the Santa Cruz Symphony (SCS), having served as the orchestra's Music Director since 2013. Born...

Winners Announced at Jeunesses Musicales International Conducting Competition

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  A graduate of the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Peter Stark, Howard Williams, and Toby Purser, Nicolò Foron will receive €1000 as well as a number...

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