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Siberian Opera Star Dmitri Hvorostovsky Has Died of Cancer – Aged 55

Eminent Siberian operatic baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died from a brain tumor - aged just 55. “On behalf of the Hvorostovsky family, it is with...

SAD NEWS | Czech-American Composer Ladislav Kubík Has Died – Aged 71

Czech-American composer Ladislav Kubík has passed away - aged 71. A graduate of the Prague Academy of Music, Mr Kubík served composition teaching positions on...

SAD NEWS | French Conductor & Composer Jean-Jacques Werner Has Died

French conductor and composer Jean-Jacques Werner has passed away - aged 82. A graduate of the Strasbourg Conservatory and the Paris Schola Cantorum, throughout his 6...

SAD NEWS | Moscow Conservatoire Pedagogue Asya Kushner Has Died

Russian violinist and pedagogue Asya Kushner has passed away. A student of Leonid Kogan at the Moscow Central Music School and the Moscow State Conservatoire,...

SAD NEWS | Pioneering Australian Conductor Patrick Thomas Has Died – Aged 85

Australian flutist and conductor Patrick Thomas has passed away - aged 85. Throughout his career, he served prominent conducting and leadership positions with a number...

SAD NEWS | LaSalle String Quartet Violinist Walter Levin Has Died – Aged 92

German-born American violinist Walter Levin has passed away - aged 92. A graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Hans Letz and Ivan...

Santo Domingo Symphony Concertmaster Pavle Vujcic has Died

Serbian-born Dominican violinist Pavle Vujcic has passed away - aged 64. A graduate of the Belgrade Academy of Fine Arts, he served as the long-time...

SAD NEWS | Dutch Conductor & Educator Jan Stulen Has Died – Aged 75

Dutch conductor and pedagogue Jan Stulen has passed away suddenly - aged 75. A graduate of the Amsterdam Conservatory, throughout his five decade career, Maestro...

SAD NEWS | Moscow Conservatory Violin Pedagogue Maya Glezarova has Died

Russian violinist and pedagogue Maya Glezarova has passed away - aged 92. A student and assistant of legendary Russian teacher Yuri Yankelevich, she served a long-term...

SAD NEWS | English String Composer Malcolm Lipkin Has Died – Aged 85

English pianist and composer Malcolm Lipkin has passed away - aged 85. A prodigy of Hungarian composer Matyas Seiber, his major contributions to the string...

VERY SAD NEWS | Eminent British Conductor Sir Jeffrey Tate Has Died Suddenly

Eminent British conductor Sir Jeffrey Tate has died from a heart attack, in Bergamo, Italy - aged 74. A protege of Sir Georg Solti, he...

VERY SAD NEWS | Czech Philharmonic Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek has Died – Aged 71

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SAD NEWS | Acclaimed Russian Cellist and Pedagogue Natalia Shakhovskaya has Died

Russian cellist Natalia Shakhovskaya has passed away - aged 82. A protégé of Semon Kosolupov and Mstislav Rostropovich, Ms Shakhovskaya is a former 1st prize winner...

Former Oregon Symphony Concertmaster Hugh Ewart Has Died – Aged 93

Scottish-American violinist Hugh Ewart has passed away - aged 93. A graduate of the University of Illinois and the Juilliard School, Mr Ewart served as...

SAD NEWS | Eminent Russian Violinist & Teacher Grigori Zhislin Has Died

Russian-born violinist and pedagogue Grigori Zhislin has passed away - aged 71. A student of Yuri Yankelevich at the Moscow Conservatory, he was a former...

SAD NEWS | British Cellist Olga Hegedus Has Passed Away – Aged 96

British cellist Olga Hegedus has died - aged 96. She served as long-term Co-Principal cellist with the English Chamber Orchestra. In 1981, Ms Hegedus was one...

VERY SAD NEWS | Maggini Quartet Violinist David Angel Has Died Suddenly

British violinist David Angel has passed away unexpectedly from a suspected heart attack - aged just 62. A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School and...

Respected French Bowmaker Bernard Millant has Died

French bow maker, luthier and author Bernard Millant has passed away - aged 87. A protege of Louis Morizot, Mr Millant was respected as one of...

YouTube-Topping Violinist Lindsey Stirling’s Father Has Passed Away

American violinist, dancer and performance artist Lindsey Stirling has today announced that her father, author Stephen J. Stirling has today passed away from cancer. “My dad...

VERY SAD NEWS | American Violinist Ida Levin has Passed Away – Aged 53

American concert violinist Ida Levin has passed away after a lengthy battle with leukemia - aged just 53. Ms Levin made her professional debut with...

SAD NEWS | Electronic Music Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey Has Died

French-born composer and pioneer of electronic pop music Jean-Jacques Perrey has died in Lausanne, Switzerland from lung cancer - aged 87. He will be remembered...

VERY SAD NEWS | Young Musicians’ Philanthropist, Franco Buitoni Has Died

Franco Buitoni, co-founder of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust for young musicians, has passed away in Italy - aged 82. A registered United Kingdom charity, the Borletti-Buitoni...

SAD NEWS | Russian Violist and Pedagogue Alexander Galkovsky Has Died

Russian violist Alexander Galkovsky has passed away. He served with the Shostakovich String Quartet from 1972 until 2004 - and held a long term teaching position on...

SAD NEWS | New York City Opera Violinist, Kate Light Has Passed Away

New York City-based violinist, Kate Light has died - after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and Hunter College,...

SAD NEWS | Philadelphia Orchestra Cellist, Marcel Farago Has Died

Romanian-born cellist and composer, Marcel Farago has passed away from cancer - aged 92. A student of Gaspar Cassado, Pierre Fournier and Paul Tortelier, he...

SAD NEWS | Celebrated Estonian Conductor Eri Klas Has Died

Estonian conductor Eri Klas has passed away - aged 76. He served Principal Conducting positions with the Estonian National Opera, Stockholm Royal Symphony, Finnish National...

SAD NEWS | Veteran LaSalle String Quartet Violist Peter Kamnitzer Has Died

German-born American violist Peter Kamnitzer has passed away - aged 93. A graduate of the Juilliard School, he served as violist with the LaSalle String...

SAD NEWS | Finnish Conductor & Educator Ulf Söderblom Has Died

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Ulf Söderblom has passed away - aged 85. He served as Principal Conductor with the Finnish National Opera from 1973 until 1993...

Prominent British Cellist Christine Jackson Has Passed Away – Aged 53

British-born Australian cellist, Christine Jackson has passed away from the effects of a brain aneurysm - aged just 53. She served Principal positions with the...

SAD NEWS | Chicago Symphony 48 Year Veteran Francis Akos Has Died

Hungarian-American violinist and Holocaust survivor, Francis Akos has passed away - aged 93. Mr Akos served as Assistant Principal 2nd Violinist, Principal 2nd Violinist and...

SAD NEWS | Israel Philharmonic 1st Violinist Has Passed Away Suddenly [RIP]

Romanian-born Israeli violinist and pedagogue Rodica Iosub has passed away - aged just 56. A student of Ivry Gitlis and Stefan Gheorghiu, she served as...

SAD NEWS | Juilliard School Veteran Margaret Pardee Has Died – Aged 95

American violinist and pedagogue Margaret Pardee has passed away - aged 95. A student of Ivan Galamian, Sascha Jacobsen, Albert Spalding and Louis Persinger, she received...