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In the face of pointed criticism on the blogosphere, the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition has announced the results of six cellists and violinists who placed in the final rounds.
In the violin category, which takes place in Moscow, Russia, no one took home the first-place title or…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on July 2, 2015 at 11:57am
The 13th season of Music@Menlo, titled "Schubert" for the 19th-century Austrian composer, will run from Friday, July 17 through August 8.
Wu Han and Philip Setzer, founders of Music@Menlo and artistic directors of the Chamber music Society of Lincoln Center, will continue as…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on June 29, 2015 at 9:47am
Dateline: Montréal, Tuesday, Bourgie Hall, June 16, 8 p.m., 2015
The 20th edition of the Montréal Chamber Music Festival is being strongly influenced by this year’s concurrent 70th anniversaries of liberation: the end of WWII and the Holocaust.
“These two earth-shattering moments in time instilled in me the desire to musically express the remarkable power of the human spirit,” explained Festival founder and artistic director Denis…
Posted by Laurence Vittes on June 18, 2015 at 7:00am
The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Park, a series of free concerts offered by the symphony throughout New York City, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
The 2015 series will run from Wednesday, June 17 through Tuesday, June 23 under music directors Alan…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on June 10, 2015 at 10:02am
Peter Cropper, violinist and founder of the Lindsay Quartet, died on May 30 at the age of 69 from a heart attack.
Born into a musical family, his grandfather was leader of the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and his uncle was principal viola…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on June 1, 2015 at 11:27am
Posted by Stephanie Powell on May 27, 2015 at 3:18pm
Started by André van Haren in Playing May 1.