City of Birmingham Symphony's Catherine Arlidge Awarded Orchestral Team Cheer

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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra's 'Sub Principal' second violinist Catherine Arlidge has been announced as the Royal Philharmonic Society/Association of British Orchestras' 2014...

Nicola Benedetti Reveals 'Relentless Demands' Faced as Prodigious Teen

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British violinist Nicola Benedetti has revealed, in a candid interview with Britain's BBC Radio 4, the struggles she faced as a 16 year old,...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Pinchas Zukerman, Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 – October 2013

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We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

Minnesota Orchestra Lock Out Resolved. Orchestra To Resume in February

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The acrimonious 15-month stand off between the Minnesota Orchestra and its management has today ended – with a new 3 year contract agreed upon. It's believed...

Sphinx Organization's $4 Million Boost for Black and Latino Musicians

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The Sphinx Organization, a US non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young American Black and Latino classical musicians, has today announced its single...

SAD NEWS | Greek Byzantine Violinist Giorgos Koros has Died - Aged 91

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Greek Byzantine violinist and composer Giorgos Koros has died – aged 91 He collaborated with many famous Greek folk musicians - including Giorgos Papasideris, Roza Eskenazi,...

VC 'Young Artists' Augustin Hadelich and Chad Hoopes to Replace Unwell Tetzlaff on US Tour

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It has today been announced at VC 'Young Artist' Augustin Hadelich will replace an indisposed Christian Tetzlaff for a number of performances of Beethoven's Violin Concerto this weekend...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Christian Tetzlaff, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto – June, 2013

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We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

New Study Finds Playing Violin Sheds the Calories of 2 Glasses of Wine per Hour

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A recent study conducted by caloriecount.com has found that on average 1 hour of violin playing burns approximately 175 calories – the equivalent of 1/2...

Zubin Mehta to Conduct 2015 Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert

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Maestro Zubin Mehta has today been invited to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic's 2015 'New Year's Concert' – the orchestra's annual tribute to the Strauss...

In Memoriam – Remembering the Remarkable Music Makers We Lost in 2013

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As the year draws to a close, we’d like to take the time to remember those remarkable musicians whom we lost from our community...

The Winners & The Grinners - 2013 International Competition & Bursary Prize Winners

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As the 2013 competition year winds to an end, we take a look back at the year's major international competition prize winners and bursary...

SAD NEWS | 'The Pianist' Composer Wojciech Kilar Has Died – Aged 81

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Polish pianist and classical and film score composer Wojciech Kilar has died after a lengthy battle with cancer – aged 81. One of Poland's most...

BBC 'Young Musician of the Year' 2014 Category Finalists Announced

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The Category Finalists for the 2014 'BBC Young Musician of the Year' Awards have been announced. Widely regarded as the UK's leading competition for young...

Guarneri Quartet Violist Michael Tree to Join USC Thornton Faculty

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It has been announced that 79 year old American violist Michael Tree is set to join The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music teaching...

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