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Violinist Edwin Frank Basinski has Died, Aged 99

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  Edwin “Eddie” Basinski had been the second-oldest former Major League Baseball player. He passed away at a care facility in Gladstone, Oregon, where he had...

Viola da Gamba Player Judith Davidoff has Died, Age 94

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  At just 18, Judith Davidoff performed as a cello soloist with the Boston Pops. A graduate of Radcliffe College and the Longy School of...

VC LIVE | Kaufman Music Center Presents "Who Is Florence Price?" Book Launch & Concert

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  We're coming to you from the Kaufman Music Center in New York City for the "Who Is Florence Price?" Book Launch & Concert. Written and...

San Francisco Ballet Appoints First Female Artistic Director

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  Rojo will succeed Helgi Tomasson following his 37-year tenure as artistic director. Founded in 1933, the San Francisco Ballet is the oldest professional ballet company...

London Contemporary Orchestra to Host 24 Hour Long Concert This Weekend

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  Entitled "24," the concert will feature the London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) and several collaborators in an unconventional way. Starting Saturday night, the program will present...

Senior Category Semi-Finalists Announced at Netherlands Violin Competition

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  Held every two years, the Netherlands Violin Competition, in Utrecht, Netherlands, aims to develop young violin talents under the age of 26. The Semi-Finalists in...

Vega Quartet Names Emily Daggett Smith as New First Violinist

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  Emily Daggett Smith will replace former first violinist Elizabeth Fayette, who left in the Spring of 2020 to pursue other opportunities. In the interim, Atlanta...

Austria’s Mozart Week 2022 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Surges

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  Established in 1965, The Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation’s (FMS) Mozart Week is a concert series that begins on Mozart’s birthday each year, January 27.  Planned...

Music Education and Community Organizations Receive $2 Million in Awards

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  The Lewis Prize for Music focuses on organizations that give young people access to music education, strengthen the well-being of their communities, and put...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Attacca Quartet — Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18 No. 2

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  Here, VC Artist Attacca Quartet performs at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in New York for WQXR's Beethoven String Quartet Marathon on November...

Royal Academy of Music Launches Sir Elton John Exchange Program

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  Up to 20 participants a year from London's Royal Academy of Music and its partner conservatoires will benefit from exchanges of varying length — ...

2022 Marks Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams's 150th Birthday

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  British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams lived from 1872 – 1958. In commemoration of what would have been his 150th birthday, The Ralph Vaughan Williams...

San Francisco Conservatory and Ballet Create New Fellowship for Black Musicians

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  The selected musicians will also get the opportunity to rehearse and perform with the Grammy Award-winning SF Ballet Orchestra, as well participating in chamber...

Opus Illuminate to Launch Documentary Series Highlighting Underrepresented Composers

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  Co-founded by VC Artist Nathan Meltzer and Devin Moore, Opus Illuminate is a performance organization dedicated to programming and performing works by composers of...

Australia’s Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022 Conductor Fellow

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  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) Cybec Assistant Conductor Fellowship is awarded annually to an emerging conductor to help build industry skills, knowledge, and experience within...

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