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The Lewis Prize: A $1.75m Investment in Music's Societal Impact

January 15, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Miami-based philanthropist Daniel R. Lewis—former primary funder of the Cleveland Orchestra Miami residency, among numerous other acts of music-related noblesse oblige—has focused his sights on music education and career development … » Read

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APAP Awards Honor the League, Ping Chong, Emil Kang

January 14, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Nearing the conclusion of its annual conference in New York (January 10-14), The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) yesterday honored a number of its members during a special awards ceremony and luncheon at the Hilton Hotel in … » Read

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UK Honors List Names Several Musicians, Including Sheku

December 30, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The New Year brings with it the release of the United Kingdom’s annual Honors List recognizing the achievements of more than 1,000 people who have contributed in some manner to the greater UK community. While many of those on the list are … » Read

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Recent Competitions Yield Controversial Results

December 27, 2019 | Brian Wise, Musical America
The final stretch of 2019 has yielded competition results both celebrated and disputed, starting with the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition , which ended on November 16 in Paris, with much disagreement between audience and jury. The latter was … » Read

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Zemlinsky Prize Announces Winners, Adds a New Competition

December 9, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Amsterdam based composer Aya Yoshida [pictured], 27, has won the little known but highly lucrative Zemlinsky Prize for her ten-minute piece, Double Face . She receives $30,000 and a commission for a new 15-minute orchestral work. Second and third … » Read

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Angela Hewitt to Receive Wigmore Medal

December 5, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Pianist Angela Hewitt has been brilliantly plying her trade since the 1980s, but 2020 appears to be the year in which she is properly lauded. On June 2, 2020 she will receive the Wigmore Medal, which recognizes major international personalities … » Read

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