News

May-30-2019 •

Dahl is nomintated for a Dora Award in the Outstanding Performance of an Individual category. Given by the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts, the Dora Awards are Canada's longest-running professional theatre, dance, and opera awards. Dahl is nominated for her performance with the Canadian Opera Company, singing the role of Despina in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte

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May-28-2019 •

The 25-year old Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 2nd prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Brussels, Belgium.

The 2019 jury comprises: Pierre Amoyal, Martin Beaver, Corina Belcea, Patrice Fontanarosa, Pamela Frank, Lorenzo Gatto, Koichiro Harada, Yossif Ivanov, Dong-Suk Kang, Victor Kissine, Jaime Laredo, Shirly Laub, Mihaela Martin, Midori, Natalia Prischepenko, Vadim Repin and Arabella Steinbacher.

Previous 1st prize winners include: David Oistrakh, Leonid Kogan, Jaime Laredo, Philippe Hischhorn, Miriam Fried, Vadim Repin, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Baiba Skride, Ray Chen and Ji-Young Lim.

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May-28-2019 •

Elina Vähälä has been appointed Professor of Violin at the prestigious Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien. She will take up the position in October 2019.

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Daniel Boico
Conductor
Described by critics as “dynamic, vigorous, exciting and imaginative - an undisputed star who combines magnetic charisma with a skilled technique,” conductor Daniel Boico is the newly appointed Associate Guest Conductor of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra in Durban (South Africa). His innate musical sensitivity, paired with a keen ear and fine musicianship, has produced exciting performances with orchestras in the United States, Europe, Central and South America, Africa and Asia. In 2017-18 Maestro Boico returns to Budapest to lead the MAV Orchestra.