News
January 22, 2009
In a programme recorded at the 2008 Lake District Summer Music Festival in St Martin's College, Ambleside, Stephen Johnson is joined by cellist Colin Carr and pianist Thomas Sauer to explore the first and last of Beethoven's five sonatas for cellos and piano: Op 5 No 1 in F and Op 102 No 2 in D.
January 8, 2009
Nokuthula Ngwenyama's recent Rubinstein recording is nominated for Colorado NPR-affiliate KUNC's Classical Album of the Year. Winners will be announced on January 12.
November 4, 2008
Live from Southam Hall at Canada's National Arts Centre, Christopher Millard talks with Pinchas Zukerman and Arianna Zukerman about the voice as instrument, and the instrument as voice.
October 28, 2008
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10am on WGBH 89.7 (Boston), pianist Joaquín Achúcarro performs Brahms's Variations on a Theme of Schumann and a set of Preludes by Debussy in a concert performance from the 2008 International Keyboard Institute & Festival.
October 27, 2008
Join us for a memorial celebrating the lives of Herbert and Betty Barrett on Tuesday, October 28.
 
October 22, 2008
Arianna Zukerman and her father Pinchas Zukerman were interviewed on the CBC's show All in a Day. They discussed sharing the stage with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. You can listen to the inteview online.
October 12, 2008
BBC Radio 3 broadcast Eotvos' Love and Other Demons(Glyndebourne production from this past summer), featuring Marietta Simpson in the role of Dominga de Adviento.
September 15, 2008
The Dallas Symphony is premiering Steven Stucky's "August 4, 1964" this month. The piece is a 70-minute oratorio commissioned by the symphony to commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 100th birthday. Vale Rideout is performing the role of U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara.
 
September 9, 2008
The aging author Aschenbach (William Burden, left) wages his own philosophical battle between beauty, art and love in Benjamin Britten's <span style="font-style: italic;">Death in Venice</span> from Glimmerglass Opera. (Also pictured: John Gaston, center, as Apollo and David Pittsinger as the Traveler.)
September 2, 2008
The August 29, 2008 edition of NPR's World of Opera features the Glimmerglass production of Britten's Death in Venice with John Gaston performing the role of Apollo.
August 5, 2008
Opera News announced the winners of the fourth annual Opera News Awards. Designed specifically to recognize distinguished contributions from leading figures in the world of opera, the Opera News Awards are the highest honor given within the opera industry.
 
June 17, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna won both the Female Encouragement and Audience Favorite prizes in Fort Worth Opera's 2008 McCammom Competion.
 
June 2, 2008
The Loren L. Zachary Society National Vocal Competition held its 36th anniversary grand finals concert and award presentation on Sunday, June 1, 2008. Audrey Elizabeth Luna walked away a winner.
May 22, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna has been announced as a 2008 grant winner in the Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation Vocal Competition.
May 19, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna won third prize in the 2008 Jensen Foundation Competition.
May 6, 2008
Yevgeny Sudbin is featured on American Public Media's April 14 editon of SymphonyCast. He performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Minnesota Symphony, conducted by Osmo Vänskä.
April 14, 2008
Yevgeny Sudbin will make his BBC Proms debut on July 24, 2008. He will perform Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 1.
April 8, 2008
The April 8 edition of Performance Today features Cecile Licad's performance of Gottschalk's Manchega and Le Bananier from the Radio Studio in Bremen on January 12, 2007.
March 21, 2008
Pianist Per Tengstrand has begun his own festival. The festival kicks off in April. For information see Per's website.
 
March 3, 2008
The Emerson Quartet plays Brahms's Second String Sextet with the cellist Colin Carr and viola player Paul Neubauer at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London (www.southbankcentre.co.uk) on Monday, March 3.
January 30, 2008
Yevgeny Sudbin's latest recording, featuring works by Scriabin, has won The MIDEM Classical Award for best solo instrumental CD.
 
January 23, 2008
The North Carolina Symphony has announced a recording project for the BIS label featuring Yevgeny Sudbin, for release in 2010.
 
January 8, 2008
KING-FM's new Seattle Opera Channel at www.king.org will present an on-demand opera program with programming that changes every two weeks. Each edition offers music, interviews, conversations between Seattle Opera general director Speight Jenkins and opera artists, backstage insights and historical/cultural context for the operas.
December 11, 2007
Per Tengstrand was nominated for a Swedish Grammy for his performance of Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos. 11 & 14 on dB Productions.
December 3, 2007
Matthew Worth was announced as one of the 12 winners of 2007-08 Sullivan Foundation Awards.
December 3, 2007
On January 24-27, 2008, Vale Rideout will perform Britten's War Requiem with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Lorin Maazel.
November 12, 2007
The November 12, 2007 edition of Performance Today features Yevgeny Sudbin performing Scarlatti. The December 6, 2007 show features him playing Scriabin, recorded at the same performance.
November 7, 2007
Herbert Barrett, a towering figure in the business of classical music for over 50 years died on Monday afternoon.
Soundcheck's John Schaefer will host Yevgeny Sudbin on November 13th.
November 1, 2007
Yevgeny Sudbin will appear on WNYC's Soundcheck prior to his appearance at the Metropolitan Museum on November 13.
 
September 13, 2007
Yevgeny Sudbin's BIS release, Medtner/Thaikovsky Piano Concertos, has made the shortlist for 2007's Classic FM Gramophone Awards.
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