News

Jan-6-2018 •

Dispeker Artists is pleased to welcome industry veteran Jenny Palmer, who joins the agency as Director of Booking. Jenny was most recently a Vice President at IMG Artists, where she worked from 2001 to 2017, serving as Booking Manager for the Midwest and West Coast. Prior to that, Jenny was at Rena Shagan Associates, as a booking agent for the Northeast, and also handled tour management for RSA’s international artists.

Jenny began her arts management career at The Paul Taylor Dance Company, working as Associate Company Manager for Taylor 2, and Operations Associate.  Her varied background is not exclusive to the arts, however, having also worked in the financial services, fashion and travel industries.

Jenny brings a wealth of knowledge of the classical music industry and the performing arts, domestically and internationally, which promises to be a tremendous asset for Dispeker Artists as it expands its venerable past into an exciting future.

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Dec-14-2017 •

"This quartet’s taste in repertoire runs toward post-Minimalist composers who work with melody — and an edge. The pop-style rhythmic fury of Judd Greenstein’s “Four on the Floor” is exhilarating. Annie Gosfield’s “The Blue Horse Walks on the Horizon” shows some of the same dramatic flair as her recent opera for the Los Angeles Philharmonic." S.C.W.

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, JAMES R. OESTREICH, DAVID ALLEN, SETH COLTER WALLS and JOSHUA BARONE from The New York Times

‘UNBOUND’ Jasper String Quartet (Sono Luminus/New Amsterdam).

 

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Nov-15-2017 •

The Cathedral Choral Society announced the four-year appointment of Steven Fox as Music Director beginning with the 2018-19 season. As its third Music Director, Fox will succeed Dr. J. Reilly Lewis who led the chorus from 1985 until 2016. Fox will serve as Music Director Designate for the 2017-18 season.

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Gilles Vonsattel
Piano
Swiss-born American pianist Gilles Vonsattel is an artist of extraordinary versatility and originality. He is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award, and winner of the Naumburg and Geneva competitions. Vonsattel made his Boston Symphony (Tanglewood) and San Francisco Symphony debuts, and subsequently performed recitals and chamber music at Ravinia, Tokyo’s Musashino Hall, Wigmore Hall, Bravo! Vail, Music@Menlo, the Gilmore Festival, the Lucerne Festival, and the Munich Gasteig. His New York solo recital was hailed as “tightly conceived and passionately performed…a study in intensity” by The New York Times. Recent projects include Bernstsein’s “Age of Anxiety” with the Munich Philharmonic and Kent Nagano, Berg’s Kammerkonzert with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, a tour with Jörg Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Mozart concerti with the Vancouver Symphony and Florida Orchestra, and performances at Seoul's LG Arts Centre and at the Beijing Modern Music Festival.