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Kodály String Duo Composition Competition Applications Open [APPLY]

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  Together, brothers violinist Sebastian Leczky and cellist Marcel Leczky form the Kodály String Duo Vienna (KSDV). They recently launched their call for scores for...

VC LIVE | WorldVision Music Contest Final [5PM TODAY - YOU HELP DECIDE THE WINNER]

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  We’re coming to you from the Konzerthaus Wien, in Vienna for the Final Round of the inaugural WorldVision Music Contest. Open to international musicians...

Guy Johnston Granted Use of 1692 "Segelman" Stradivari Cello

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  Crafted during the period when the 48-year-old Stradivari was experimenting with his "Long Pattern" violins, this 1692 cello was once the concert instrument of...

Luthier and Instrument Dealer Tom Blackburn has Died, Aged 77

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  Tom Blackburn was born in West Ham, London, in 1944, and studied with Hungarian violinist Marta Eitler. Many years later, Eitler would become one...

Osmo Vänskä Named Minnesota Orchestra's Conductor Laureate

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  For one of Vänskä's final concerts as Music Director from June 2-4, 2022, he will pay tribute to Finnish violinist and composer Jaakko Kuusisto...

Violinist Daniel Guillen-Navarro has Died, Aged 25

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  On Monday evening, violinist Daniel Guillen-Navarro tragically passed away after the train he was on became derailed as it was traveling toward the Mödling...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Estate Raises Over $800,000 for Washington National Opera

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  A sale of the estate of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has resulted in the generous sum of $803,650 being raised for the...

Chicago Symphony Appoints Beatrice Chen to its Viola Section

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  After recently completing her studies at the Curtis Institute of Music with Hsin-Yun Huang, violist Beatrice Chen has been named the newest member of...

Latvian National Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

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  Tarmo Peltokoski arrived in Riga in January this year to perform with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) in a program of Sibelius, Rachmaninoff,...

Violinist Melissa White Combines Fashion and Live Performance

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  This weekend, the Chicago Sinfonietta will present their 2021-22 season-closing concert, Limitless Horizon. In it, violinist Melissa White will perform the Butterfly Lovers Violin...

Finalists Announced at Inaugural 2022 WorldVision Online Music Contest

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  The 2022 senior finalists are: Pianist Robert Bily (Czech Republic) Violinist Ruslan Talas (Kazakhstan) Pianist Maria Narodytska (Ukraine) Violinist Iskandar Widjaja (Indonesia) Special prizes were...

Kansas's Salina Symphony Names New Music Director

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  In the orchestra's 67-year history, Yaniv Segal will be just the third music director in the organization's existence. He was chosen from more than...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition's 2012 Silver Medal

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  Ten years ago, the then Trio mod3tre was a newly formed ensemble out of the New England Conservatory. Following their performance of Beethoven’s Trio...

International Women in Lutherie Announces 2022 Fellows

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  Women in Lutherie, an organization founded to provide a women-led, bench-centered platform, is currently hosting its second International Women In Lutherie Fellowship. The three-month...

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Names New Artistic Partners

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  Minnesota's Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) recently named two musicians who are to serve as the group's new Artistic Partners: South African cellist Abel...

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