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Julia Wolfe Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music

April 20, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
Julia Wolfe, co-founder and co-artistic director of Bang on a Can, has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her oratorio Anthracite Fields , which was premiered in April of 2014 by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Mendelssohn Club Chorus. … »Read

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Competitions and Prizes, from Jazz in Jersey to Sacred Music in Rome

April 17, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid,
The first  Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition   has announced its final participants , ranging in age from 13 to 17, and hailing from the U.S., Europe, Russia, and Asia. The event occurs June 21-28 in Fort Worth, Texas, with … »Read

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Glass and His Many Pieces Win Glenn Gould Prize

April 15, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
Philip Glass, at one time among America’s most prolific composers, has won the 11th, biennial Glenn Gould prize. For that, the 78-year-old New Yorker, whose work has been known to appeal to pop, jazz, and classical listeners, wins $100,000 … »Read




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ENO Takes Top Opera Honors at Olivier Awards

April 14, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
With Arts Council England expressing “serious concerns” about the English National Opera’s financial sustainability, with  administrative resignations and  blame-calling all too public, the ENO on Sunday scored a rare … »Read

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Leif Ove Andsnes Takes Top Honors at BBC Music Awards

April 9, 2015 |
BBC Music magazine, which claims a larger circulation than that of its rival Gramophone , has announced its recordings of the year, as determined by its readers. Leif Ove Andsnes won both the “of the year” and “concerto” … »Read

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Dallas Symphony Gets $5 Million

April 6, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger, co-owners of the largest shopping center in North Texas and two of the state’s biggest philanthropists, have given $5 million to the Dallas Symphony. As such, the annual SOLUNA International Music … »Read









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