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Gramophone Announces 2015 Recording Awards

August 28, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com/Gramophone
British recordings magazine Gramophone has canvassed its critics and come up with a list of the top 12 recordings of the year. ‘‘The voting process for this year’s awards entailed a wonderfully enjoyable few months,” said … »Read
 

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Kaufmann, DiDonato Top the Echo Klassik Awards

August 25, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
The Echo Klassik awards, made annually by the German music industry and Phono-akademie and now numbering 58 categories, once again named Jonas Kaufmann Male Singer of the Year, and Joyce DiDonato the female counterpart. Each has won several times … »Read
 

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Salzburg Fest Names Young Conductors' Competition Winner

August 10, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
A 25-year-old Swiss conductor has won the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award, which completed its sixth season over the weekend with the three finalists conducting the Camerata Salzburg. Lorenzo Viotti takes home a prize … »Read
 

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Double Bassist Orin O'Brien Honored as First Woman in NY Phil

August 6, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
SANTA BARBARA, CA -- Among the many meticulously trained musicians getting into orchestras these days, easily half of them are women. But it was not always thus. Back in 1966, when Leonard Bernstein hired Orin O’Brien to join the double … »Read
 

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Gramophone Mag Announces 2015 Award Nominees

August 5, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com from Gramophone
Gramophone magazine has announced the shortlist for its 2015 awards, with 72 recordings on the list. Nominees will be voted on by publication’s reviewing staff, with winners posted on its website August 27. The awards ceremony will take … »Read
 

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Cultural Exchange Grants Available from APAP

July 31, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Members of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) should note that applications for travel grants used for cultural exchange are being accepted for the months of August through December. APAP’s recent announcement stipulates … »Read
 
 

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