Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Home Tags BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Tag: BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Boston Symphony Orchestra Promotes New Principal Cellist From Within

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 33 year old French-born cellist Blaise Déjardin as their new Principal Cellist. A graduate of the...

French Cello Pedagogue Paul Tortelier Was Born on This Day in 1914 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cellist Paul Tortelier was born on this day in 1914 - 104 years ago. A student of  Louis Feuillard and Gérard Hekking at the Paris Conservatoire,...

Boston Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Section Violist

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the appointment of 40 year old American violist Kathryn Sievers to their viola section. A graduate of...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Thomas Adès – Newly-Premiered Ligeti Violin Concerto Cadenza [2018]

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing a newly-premiered original cadenza for György Ligeti's Violin Concerto - written by acclaimed British composer Thomas Adès. Recorded live on January 25th, 2018...

AUDITION | Boston Symphony Orchestra, USA – ‘Principal Cello’ Position

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Principal Cello’ position. Applications to be received by November 27th, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2zKHDq2

AUDITION | Boston Symphony Orchestra, USA – ‘Section Violin’ Position

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Section Violin’ position. Applications to be received by November 27, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2zKHDq2

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Late Joseph Silverstein – Elgar Violin Concerto, Live, 1972 [VIDEO]

Incredibly 1972 archival footage of the late Joseph Silverstein performing the Elgar Violin Concerto - with conductor Sir Colin Davis and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Prior...

Today is Conductor & Pianist James Levine’s 74th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American conductor and pianist James Levine's 74th birthday! He is widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent conductors of the 20th and 21st...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Joseph Silverstein – Elgar Violin Concerto, Live, 1972 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded archival footage of the late Joseph Silverstein performing the Elgar Violin Concerto - with conductor Sir Colin Davis and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

SAD NEWS | Veteran Boston Symphony Principal Cellist Jules Eskin Has Died

American cellist Jules Eskin has passed away from cancer - aged 85. A student of Janos Starker, Gregor Piatigorsky and Leonard Rose, he served as...

Conductor Andris Nelsons Signs Exclusive Deutsche Grammophon Recording Contract

German classical label, Deutsche Grammophon has today announced the signing of an exclusive recording contract with Latvian conductor, Andris Nelsons. Three initial landmark recording projects have...

Boston Symphony Orchestra to Launch ‘Casual Friday’ Concerts

The Boston Symphony has announced the launch of a new 3-concert ‘casual’ series, where patrons will be invited to pre and post-concert drinks, encouraged to...

Boston Symphony Extends Music Director Andris Nelsons’ Contract

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has today announced they will extend the contract of Latvian Music Director Andris Nelsons by an additional 3 years –...

SAD NEWS | Boston Symphony Veteran Ronald Knudsen has Died

American violinist Ronald Knudsen has passed away – aged 83. He served as a section violinist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 48 seasons – only retiring...

Maestro Ken-David Masur Named New Assistant Conductor of Boston Symphony

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced Ken-David Masur – son of famed conductor Maestro Kurt Masur, as their new Assistant Conductor. 37 year old Masur...

AUDITION | Boston Symphony Orchestra, USA – 4 x ‘Section Violin’ Positions

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for 4 x 'Section Violin' positions. Applications to be received by January 15th, 2014. For further...