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Feb-15-2019 —

For Manhattan-based pianist-composer Michael Brown, a mid-January residency at Copland House was the perfect getaway--a golden opportunity to study, practice, and compose without distraction in the bucolic setting of New York State’s Lower Hudson Valley, honing his art and creating music in the same room that once served as the legendary Aaron Copland’s studio.

Feb-13-2019 —

In the Winter 2019 issue of Symphony magazine, Francisco Fullana describes his life-changing pedagogical relationship with the renowned violinist and teacher Midori. The Spanish-born violinist, one of six outstanding young artists spotlighted in an article titled “The Teachers Who Made All the Difference,” describes studying with Midori as akin to “having an extra set of ears that just happen to be incredibly sensitive and perceptive.”

Jan-8-2019 —

For violinist Elena Urioste, the year 2019 has brought a shout-out from New York’s WQXR-FM as one of an elite group of classical artists commanding attention. On its website the station profiles and pictures its “19 for 19,” described as “a group of artists we love that includes long-time heroes, established favorites and newcomers set for stardom.”

Oct-3-2018 —

The Book of Signs, a NAXOS release featuring the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and Brasil Guitar Duo under the direction of DSO Music Director David Amado, has been nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in the category of Best Classical Album.

Sep-25-2018 —

The National Philharmonic and Piotr Gajewski have signed an agreement that renews Gajewski’s tenure as music director and conductor, and have announced that “two anticipated extensions” of his contract would keep him at the helm of the orchestra through the 2024-25 season.

Aug-12-2018 —

In the summer of 2018, violin virtuoso Elena Urioste talked to Strings about her concert instrument—a 1706 Alessandro Gagiliano on loan to her from the Stradivari Society—and both ended up on the cover of the magazine’s August issue.

Jul-11-2018 —

July 10, 2018 (New York, NY) – Marianne Sciolino, executive director of Sciolino Artist Management (SAM), has announced the addition of violinist Francisco Fullana to its roster of distinguished soloists. The firm has assumed general management for Mr. Fullana, who is represented in Spain and Mexico by BA Management and in Japan by The Munetsugu Office.The award-winning violinist, most recently the recipient...

Jun-7-2018 —

Chamber Music Sedona, one of the leading presenters of chamber music in the American Southwest, has announced the appointment of cellist Nicholas Canellakis as artistic director.

May-15-2017 —

The Grammy award-winning Harlem Quartet begin their three-year Royal College of Music residency with a week of events and coaching sessions from 8–14 May [2017]...the group will be special guests in the RCM’s annual Super String Sunday – a free all-day festival of string music, broadcast live at www.rcm.ac.uk/live – and in a special concert celebrating the 80thbirthday of acclaimed RCM harp professor Marisa Robles. As part of their residency the group will also offer up an open rehearsal for RCM students, and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of performers in coaching sessions with musicians from both the Royal College of Music and the RCM Junior Department.

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American violinist Elena Urioste joins the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme 2012 - 2014.

Recorded in August 2012 at BBC Maida Vale Studios, London.
Filmed by Philip O'Meara and Gregory Stevens
Edited by Philip O'Meara

For more information visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/nga