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Nicola Benedetti, Christian Blackshaw Top U.K. New Year's Honors List

January 3, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The U.K.’s 2019 New Year’s Honor List represented a bit of a dry spell for the performing arts after last year’s list contained dozens from that world. Two of the most distinguished honorees are Christian Blackshaw, the first … » Read

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Tchaikovsky Comp, Scheduled for June, May Not Happen

December 17, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
It’s not clear that the 16 th International Tchaikovsky Competition, scheduled for June 17-29, will take place. Moscow Conservatory Rector Alexander Sokolove last week expressed concern that, although the monies had been allocated for the … » Read

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Linc Inc Acknowledges Ten Rising Artists

December 14, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Lincoln Center has announced its Emerging Artist Awards, a kind of broadened version of the Center’s Martin E. Segal Awards, which originated in 1986. Each of the ten winners is chosen by a Center constituent and each receives $7,500 for … » Read

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The Musical Awards Reception: 2019 Edition

December 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
“We live in a society that is hostile towards classical music and serious art in general….So it is wonderful to have such organizations as Musical America that still have a voice in the modern day and may help listeners navigate the … » Read

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Grammy Nominations: The (Classical) List

December 10, 2018 | Musical America
The Grammy nominations were announced on December 7, pushed back from December 5 due to President George H.W. Bush's funeral. These apply to the 61st annual awards, scheduled for February 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The portion of … » Read

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Knight Foundation Invests $37M in Miami Arts

December 10, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In October, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation invested $20 million in Detroit arts groups , such as Sphinx and Michigan Opera Theater. This month, it announced Miami arts groups will be getting $37 million. Since 2005 the foundation has … » Read

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