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Contests & Awards

Billy Joel Wins Gershwin Prize

July 23, 2014 | Susan Elliott,
Veteran singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who skyrocketed to fame some 40 years ago with his landmark Piano Man album, is to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in November. He becomes the sixth recipient of the prize … »Read

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BAM, Bill T. Jones to Get Arts Medals

July 23, 2014 | Nicholas Beard,
On Monday, President Barack Obama will present 11 National Medals of Arts and a number of National Humanities Medals in the East Room of the White House. The ceremony, also attended by  First Lady Michelle Obama, will be live streamed at … »Read

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Minnesota Opera Gets $750,000 from Mellon

July 18, 2014 |
The Minnesota Opera has received a three-year $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the continuation of its $7 million New Works Initiative (NWI), a project launched in 2008 that has included the world premiere in 2011 of … »Read




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Arvo Pärt Wins 2014 Praemium Imperiale

July 17, 2014 |
Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is the music recipient of the 2014 Praemium Imperiale award, Japan’s highest honor in the arts. He receives 15 million yen ($147,500), along with a diploma and a medal, to be presented in October by … »Read

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No First Prize in Evgeny Svetlanov Competition

July 4, 2014 |
Lio Kuokman, named assistant conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra in April, has taken the second and audience prizes at the third Evgeny Svetlanov International Conducting Competition, which concluded in Paris last weekend. He takes home … »Read

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Russian Pianist Wins 2014 Gina Bachauer

June 27, 2014 | Nicholas Beard,
Russian pianist Andrey Gugnin, 28, has won the 2014 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition. In addition to the gold medal and $40,000, he receives a number of concert engagements, including one at Weill Recital Hall, a recording … »Read









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