CONTESTS & AWARDS


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Contests & Awards

Met Lindemann Young Artist Sweeps Operalia

September 4, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo, 23, who lists both Canada and Italy as her home countries, has grabbed all the major prizes at this year’s Operalia Competition, which completed its 26th edition over the weekend at the Teatro … » Read
 

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Ivan Bessonov wins Eurovision Young Musician

August 28, 2018 | Keith Clarke, Musical America
EDINBURGH—Ivan Bessonov, a 16-year-old Russian pianist, has been named Eurovision Young Musician 2018, a competition held as part of Edinburgh International Festival. He wins €7,000 ($8,190) Runner-up was Slovenian violinist Nikola … » Read
 

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Competition Round-up, 8-17-18

August 17, 2018 | Brian Wise, Musical America
As the U.S. competition circuit quiets down for the summer, the action has shifted to Asia. The Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition is underway (and live-streamed ) through Sept. 1, and last month saw winners and losers in … » Read
 

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Surprise! Cleveland O Gets $9.3 Million

August 10, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Cleveland Orchestra, which could use a little good news given recent revelations , is to receive $9.3 million from the estate of longtime patron and donor Jean Hower Taber (1922-2017). Executive Director André Gremillet reports the … » Read
 

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Salzburg Conductor Award Winner Is No Stranger to Competitions

August 5, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Hungarian conductor Gábor Káli has won the ninth annual Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award, announced today by Jury Chair Dennis Russell Davies at the festival’s 2018 Award Concert Weekend. Káli, … » Read
 

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Woman Composer Turns Down Grant Since It's Smaller than Man's

July 30, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Irish composer Siobhán Cleary [pictured] has turned down a large commission from two Arts Council funding bodies because she was offered 20 percent less than male applicants during the previous four years. Cleary’s rejection … » Read
 
 

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