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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.

Feb-20-2018 —

Violinist Tessa Lark has added another major award to her string of accomplishments: a £20,000 Fellowship from the UK-based Borletti-Buitoni Trust.

Jan-20-2018 —

In The News Journal (Delaware), conductor David Amado argues that "great art carries the essence of its time and culture." Great art "tells us who we were and guides us toward who we will become...Spending the psychic capital to engage and hear what it says helps move the cultural battles out of an arena where they jeopardize deorum, civility and democracy, and morphs them into dialogue, putting them where they belong--in the realm of art--even if it means an occational riot at the symphony." 

Dec-13-2017 —

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has named pianist/composer Michael Brown a 2018 Emerging Artist, one of a select group of rising young talents associated with Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations.

Sep-3-2017 —

Michael Brown is featured as piano soloist with the Seattle Symphony in Olivier Messiaen’s Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine on that orchestra’s latest CD, released August 18 on its own label, Seattle Symphony Media.

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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