Semi-Finalists Announced for Gisborne International in New Zealand

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The 14 Semi-finalists have today been announced for the 2013 Gisborne International Music Competition, in New Zealand Emma Zhuang (Violin), Lisa Sung (Viola), Catherine Kwak (Cello),...

SAD NEWS | British Violist John White has Died – Aged 75

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British violist John White has died – aged 75 He was a founding member of the Alberni Quartet and served a longtime Professorship at London's...

20 Year Old Sihao He Awarded 1st Prize at Gaspar Cassado International Cello Competition

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20 year old Sihao He, from China, has been awarded 1st Prize at the Gaspar Cassado International Cello Competition, in Hachioji, Japan Siaho currently studies...

Nikola Popara Viola and Bows Stolen in Brussels Apartment Robbery

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A Nikola Popara viola and two bows were stolen from a Brussels, Belgium apartment - on the evening of Thursday November 28th The instrument is...

Aussie Classical Music 'Limelight' Magazine Faces Dark Future

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It has been announced today that Australia's award-winning classical music magazine and website 'Limelight Magazine' is set to cease operation on December 13th this...

World's 1st £2 Million Gold, Diamond, Ruby and Sapphire Violins

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The world's first 24-carat gold-plated violins, encrusted with diamonds, sapphires and ruby-encrusted skull scrolls have been unveiled in London The bespoke instruments, valued at in...

1st Candidate Named in New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Successor Search

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American violinist Erin Keefe has today been announced as one of several candidates being considered for the pending New York Philharmonic Concertmaster position Whilst details...

Free Webstream Holidays Concert - Live from Joshua Bell's NYC Home

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Tune in this evening for a free holidays webcast event – streamed live from Joshua Bell's New York home Titled 'Musical Gifts: Joshua Bell and Friends,'...

Dr Leonidas Kavakos Awarded New England Conservatory Honorary Doctorate

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It's been announced that 46 year old Greek violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos has this week been awarded a prestigious honorary Doctorate from the New England Conservatory, in...

New 2nd Violinist Announced for The St. Lawrence String Quartet

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Canadian violinist Mark Fewer has today been announced as the new 2nd Violinist of The St. Lawrence String Quartet He will replace departing violinist Scott...

Joint 1st Prize Awarded at Inaugural Jan Rakowski International Viola Competition

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25 year old Sejune Kim, from South Korea, and 20 year old Karolina Errera, from Russia, have been awarded joint 1st prize at the...

SAD NEWS | American Violinist Mary Ella McKinney Has Passed

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American violinist Mary Ella McKinney has passed away - aged 84 A student of Fritz Kreisler, she served orchestral positions with the New York Philharmonic,...

Competitors Announced for 2013 Gisborne International, in New Zealand

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The 52 competitors for the 2013 Gisborne International Music Competition, in New Zealand have today been announced They are: Benjamin Adler (Violin), Victor Avila-Luvsangenden (Violin), Julian...

First Sneak Peak at Joshua Bell's New Star-Studded Holidays Album

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First awesome sneak peak at Joshua Bell's new holidays album 'Musical Gifts' - featuring collaborations with Gloria Estefan, Alison Krauss, Kristin Chenoweth, Chick Corea,...

David Garrett to Visit Hallowed Halls of Sesame Street

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It has been announced today that German violinist David Garrett is set to make this upcoming debut appearance on Germany's 'Sesamstrasse' (Sesame Street) The 33...

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