Renaud Capuçon
(c) Simon Fowler

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the launch of a new partnership with Renaud Capuçon. The French violinist is set to collaborate with the Yellow Label on a multi-year series of projects, comprising both audio and audio-visual releases. Recordings stemming from his work with young artists and composers will be produced by a special company co-owned by the artist and released by DG.

American violinist Sirena Huang, 28, has been awarded the Gold Medal at the 2022 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (IVCI). Huang is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale University, where she studied with Stephen Clapp, Sylvia Rosenberg, Itzhak Perlman and Hyo Kang. Read More →

Die Preisentscheidungen für den 13. Internationalen Wettbewerb für Liedkunst Stuttgart der Hugo-Wolf-Akademie (IHWA) sind gefallen. Die Jury unter dem Vorsitz von Olaf Bär betont das außerordentliche künstlerische Niveau des Wettbewerbs und honorierte dies im abschließenden Votum. Sämtliche fünf Finalisten-Duos bekamen einen Preis, darunter auch das Duo mit der jüngsten Teilnehmerin Katja Maderer (21). Read More →

(c) Remy Franck

The risk of transmission by aerosols from an infected person on a wind instrument is generally much lower than for people who sing or speak, according to a new study by the Max Planck Institute and the University Medical Center Göttingen. Read More →

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider
(c) George Lange

The Music Director of the National Orchestra of Lyon, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, 47 sees his contract renewed for a period of three years from the 2024-2025 season. The Danish violinist and conductor is in this position since 2020.

Ivan Boumans, Composer Award
© Albert Mennel

Die Solistes Européens Luxembourg und der Pianist Jean Muller werden am 26. September in der Luxemburger Philharmonie das Klavierkonzert Deconstructing Love von Ivan Boumans uraufführen, der 2020/21 mit dem Composer Award der International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) ausgezeichnet wurde. Read More →

Simon Rattle
(c) Sébastien Grébille/Philharmonie Luxembourg

Das London Symphony Orchestra war zu Gast in der Luxemburger Philharmonie. Alain Steffen berichtet. Read More →

Andrea Sanguineti

Italian conductor Andrea Sanguineti has good chances to become General Music Director in Essen, the newspaper WAZ reports. He would be the successor of Tomas Netopil. Read More →

(c) Theresa Pewal

Austrian-Spanish conductor Teresa Riveiro Böhm will be the Associate Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Barcelona y Nacional de Cataluña (OBC) during the 2022-23 season. Read More →

Ludwig Güttler

Nach 65 Jahren Bühnenkarriere wird der Trompeter Ludwig Güttler im Dezember 2022 seine künstlerische Laufbahn beenden und  in den Ruhestand treten. Read More →

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