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Boston Chamber Music Soc. Chief Honored by MIT

June 30, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Boston Chamber Music Society Artistic Director and violist Marcus Thompson has been awarded the highest faculty honor bestowed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technonlogy, where he is a professor of music. The title, Institute Professor, is … »Read
 

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First Cliburn Piano Competition Names Winners

June 29, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Alim Beisembayev, a 17-year-old pianist from Kazakhstan, has been named the First Prize winner of the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, winning a cash award of $10,000. Arsenii Mun, 16, from Russia, came … »Read
 

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Nadine Koutcher wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

June 22, 2015 | Keith Clarke, MusicalAmerica.com
Nadine Koutcher, a 32-year-old soprano from Belarus, has been named the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. She nets £15,000 ($23,780) in prize money and gets to perform a new piece by John Lunn at the BBC Proms 2016. Koutcher was born in … »Read
 

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Competitions: Upcoming Deadlines, Recent Winners

June 19, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
The  International Tchaikovsky Competition has announced the results of its preliminary rounds. A pool of 22 cellists, 23 violinists, and 35 pianists began competing June 16. The final results will be announced July 1. You can  follow … »Read
 

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New Partnership Will Support Contemporary Music

June 16, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
BERLIN—The Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation , upon awarding its Music Prize (250,000 euros) for excellence in music to Christoph Eschenbach last month, announced a double-partnership with the Munich-based contemporary music festival … »Read
 

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Queen's Birthday Honors Cite Marriner, Macmillan, Mark-Anthony Turnage

June 15, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Among the thousand-plus individuals on the Queen’s annual Birthday Honors list is an impressive number of music industry figures. At the top of the list of members of the Order of the Honor is Sir Neville Marriner, who was knighted in 1985 … »Read
 
 

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