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Contests & Awards

Quinn Kelsey Wins Met's Beverly Sills Award

February 27, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Baritone Quinn Kelsey, a one time MusicalAmerica.com New Artist of the Month , has received the tenth Beverly Sills Artist Award. The Honolulu native joins a prestigious roster of past recipients and takes home $50,000. The annual award, … »Read
 

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Lincoln Center Soups Up the Marty Segal Awards

February 11, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Jed Bernstein continues to apply his commercial producer background to his job as president of Lincoln Center. His latest move is a complete revamp of the annual Martin E. Segal Awards, which have morphed from a classy private luncheon in the … »Read
 

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György Kurtág Awarded BBVA Prize

February 11, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
The BBVA Foundation, which is funded by the Spanish multi-national banking corporation of the same name, has presented Hungarian composer György Kurtág with its €400,000 Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Contemporary … »Read
 

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Classical Grammy Winners: Fresh Perspectives

February 9, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
A significant number of this year’s classical Grammy award picks, announced last night, are new to the accolade: The German label Classic Produktion Osnabrück (CPO), whose mission is to “fill the niches in the recorded classical … »Read
 

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Competitions: Opportunity Knocks

February 6, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
The  Queen Elisabeth International Competition in Brussels has launched a cello division, effective in 2017. The rules will be announced in January of 2016. Competition Secretary General Michel-Etienne Van Neste called the decision “a … »Read
 

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Michael Morgan Honored by American Composers Forum

February 6, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
Congratulations to Michael Morgan, one of Musical America’s Profiles in Courage ,  for being one of three 2015 "Champion of Music" honorees selected by the American Composers Forum. He is joined by Claire Chase, Artistic Director of … »Read
 
 

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