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Kyung Wha Chung tours South Korea and Japan with Kevin Kenner

Kyung Wha Chung tours South Korea and Japan with Kevin Kenner

World renowned violinist Kyung Wha Chung will tour South Korea and Japan later this month, along with long-time sonata partner Kevin Kenner The programme will feature the Brahms violin sonatas, previously recorded by Chung for EMI Classics, ...

Dmitry Sitkovetsky opens the 2019/2020 season with the GSO

Dmitry Sitkovetsky opens the 2019/2020 season with the GSO

Music Director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra since 2003, Dmitry Sitkovetsky will open the new season with performances in Greensboro, NC, on September 19, 20, and 21 The programme will feature Vivaldi’s Concerto for four ...

Hugh Wolff opens the new season with the BNO in Brussels

Hugh Wolff opens the new season with the BNO in Brussels

American conductor Hugh Wolff will open the 2019/2020 season in Belgium this week, leading the Belgian National Orchestra in Brussels (13 Sep) and Sankt Vith (14 Sep) The programme will feature Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 with soloist ...

Alena Baeva returns to the Chopin and His Europe Festival 2019

Alena Baeva returns to the Chopin and His Europe Festival 2019

With focus on some lesser known works, the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall will see Alena Baeva play-direct Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto in D minor and the Orchestra of the 18th Century on 28 August, followed by a duo recital with Vadym Kholodenko on 29 ...

Hugh Wolff returns to Aspen Music Festival

Hugh Wolff returns to Aspen Music Festival

Hugh Wolff makes his return to the Aspen Music Festival next week, conducting the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra in the Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO, on August 14 The programme features Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major, ...

Joseph Bastian conducts the Asian Youth Orchestra on tour

Joseph Bastian conducts the Asian Youth Orchestra on tour

Joseph Bastian will be making his debut in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea this August, conducting the Asian Youth Orchestra on their extensive summer tour of Asia The programme features Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, ...

Moné Hattori tours with Asian Youth Orchestra

Moné Hattori tours with Asian Youth Orchestra

Moné Hattori will tour Asia in August with dates in Shanghai (10 Aug), Beijing (14 Aug), Hong Kong (15 Aug), Taipei (18 Aug), Chiayi City (21 Aug), Seoul (23 Aug), Kumamoto (27 Aug), and Tokyo (31 Aug) Moné will perform Bruch’s Violin Concerto ...

Joseph Bastian is awarded Eugen-Jochum-Preis 2019

Joseph Bastian is awarded Eugen-Jochum-Preis 2019

Joseph Bastian has been awarded the Eugen-Jochum-Preis 2019 for conducting Bastian was awarded the prize during a concert in the Max-Joseph-Saal in Munich, where he was conducting the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in a chamber ...

Cem Mansur tours with Turkish National Youth Philharmonic

Cem Mansur tours with Turkish National Youth Philharmonic

Cem Mansur tours Europe later this month, directing the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic with concerts in Berlin’s Konzerthaus (Jul 24) and the Chiostro Galleria Arte Moderna di Palermo, Sicily (Jul 27 and Aug 3) The programme includes ...

Marc Coppey returns to the Deutsche Kammerakademie

Marc Coppey returns to the Deutsche Kammerakademie

Following his stellar performances in 2017, Marc Coppey returns to the Deutsche Kammerakademie in a series of concerts He will first conduct a programme with a selection of orchestral and vocal works (with soprano Emilie Pictet) in Jüchen on 27 ...

Stephen Kovacevich tours Australia and New Zealand

Stephen Kovacevich tours Australia and New Zealand

Making a long-awaited return ‘down under’, Stephen Kovacevich will begin his four week tour in Christchurch performing at The Piano on 9 July (with all proceeds to be donated to the victims and their families of the Christchurch Mosque ...

Laurence Equilbey’s Mozart Requiem earns rave reviews

Laurence Equilbey’s Mozart Requiem earns rave reviews

Directing her own Accentus choir and Insula orchestra, Laurence Equilbey’s performances of Mozart’s Requiem have earned superb reviews in Seen and Heard International and Concerti: “The Insula Orchestra was on top form, supplicatory ...

Marc Coppey performs at the CFest International Cello Festival in Mexico

Marc Coppey performs at the CFest International Cello Festival in Mexico

The CFest International Cello Festival will see Marc Coppey performing Bach’s Cello Suite No1 on 9 July at the Casa de la Lectura in Puebla, Mexico  Mr Coppey will also present two masterclasses whilst at the festival

Dmitry Sitkovetsky performs at the Blaricum Festival

Dmitry Sitkovetsky performs at the Blaricum Festival

The 2019 Blaricum Festival will see Dmitry Sitkovetsky joined by Maxim Rysanov and Dóra Kokas, to perform Schnittke’s String Trio and Bach’s Goldberg Variations (arranged by Dmitry Sitkovetsky) The concert will take place at Vituskerk, ...

Dmitry Sitkovetsky joins the InterHarmony Festival as ‘Guest Artist’

Dmitry Sitkovetsky joins the InterHarmony Festival as ‘Guest Artist’

Dmitry Sitkovetsky will join the 2019 InterHarmony Festival in Aqui Termi, Italy as ‘Guest Artist’ Mr Sitkovetsky will not only conduct the InterHarmony Festival Orchestra but will also play-direct Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with soloists ...

Moné Hattori tours with NHK Symphony Orchestra

Moné Hattori tours with NHK Symphony Orchestra

Violinist Moné Hattori will tour Japan with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, with performances in Obihiro (July 8), Kushiro (July 9), Kitami (July 11), Asahikawa (July 12), and Sapporo (July 13) Hattori will perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 5 in A ...

Marc Coppey performs at Porto’s Casa da Musica

Marc Coppey performs at Porto’s Casa da Musica

Marc Coppey will present a solo recital at the Casa da Musica in Porto on 2 July, performing Bach’s Cello Suite No 3, Dutilleux’s Strophes sur le nom de Sacher and Kodaly’s Sonata for Solo Cello, Op8  

Alena Baeva makes Royal Liverpool Philharmonic debut

Alena Baeva makes Royal Liverpool Philharmonic debut

Alena Baeva will perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on 29 June, marking her debut with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Duncan Ward with lead the orchestra in a programme that also features ...

Hugh Wolff and Nelson Freire in the Concertgebouw

Hugh Wolff and Nelson Freire in the Concertgebouw

American conductor Hugh Wolff will perform at Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 24 July, directing the Belgian National Orchestra and Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire The programme will include Beethoven’s Egmont (overture) and Piano Concerto No 4, ...

Marc Coppey returns to the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival

Marc Coppey returns to the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival

Following his acclaimed performance in 2017, Marc Coppey returns to the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival with an extensive programme including cello sonatas by Beethoven, Brahms and Debussy Coppey will also perform Boulanger’s Trois Pièces ...

Dmitry Sitkovetsky joins The XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition

Dmitry Sitkovetsky joins The XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition

Dmitri Sitkovetsky will join the esteemed International Tchaikovsky Competition as member of the Violin jury  Held every four years, this 16th edition of the competition will take place from 17 – 29 June in Moscow and St Petersburg  Each round ...

Stephen Kovacevich returns to the Martha Argerich Festival in Hamburg

Stephen Kovacevich returns to the Martha Argerich Festival in Hamburg

Now in its second year, The Symphoniker Hamburg’s Martha Argerich Festival welcomes back Stephen Kovacevich for the opening night at the Laeiszhalle on 20 June The programme will include Mozart’s Andante with Variations, KV501 (with Martha ...

Hugh Wolff conducts Independence Day Concert in Brussels

Hugh Wolff conducts Independence Day Concert in Brussels

Hugh Wolff will conduct the Belgian National Orchestra for a special Independence Day Concert on 20 July Performing at BOZAR (Palais des Beaux-Arts) in Brussels, the programme will feature Beethoven’s Egmont (overture) and Piano Concerto No 4, and ...

Stephen Kovacevich performs at the International Holland Piano Series

Stephen Kovacevich performs at the International Holland Piano Series

Making his debut at the International Holland Piano Series, Stephen Kovacevich will perform Bach’s Partita No 4 and Debussy’s L’Apres midi d’un faune with Santiago Juncal at Waterstaatskerk in Hegelo on 8 June Kovacevich will also present a ...