News
May-22-2018

Karen is a remarkable chamber musician who shares the passion for string quartets, new music, education and community. She has appeared as a guest musician with the Jaspers frequently over the past season and the Quartet is excited to welcome as a new member of the quartet a musician with whom they have established a dynamic chemistry.

  Apr-17-2018

Following a performance by the eight finalists in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, April 14, Kristin Gornstein, mezzo-soprano, was awarded the Janet Plucknett Award for Third Place.

  Mar-26-2018

On the 137th anniversary of the composer's birth, the Bartók-Pásztory Award honors a performer and composer who carry on the spirit and legacy of Bartok and of Hungarian music.

Mar-6-2018

24 year old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Schadt String Competition – in Allentown, United States.

Feb-26-2018

Ute Lemper is part of a distinguished global panel to choose the next Glenn Gould Prize Laureate

  Feb-26-2018

Cheddar TV interviews Ute Lemper about her new New York show.

Feb-14-2018
Feb-8-2018

The Fauré holds a unique place in the history of requiems. Labadie explains why: "[It's] not about judgment and it's not about the fear of death. It's about peace: peace of mind and peace of the body."

  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.

  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).

 

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.

Nov-15-2017

Anton Belov will perform at CAPA's season opener.

  Nov-10-2017

On Thursday, December 7 at 8PM in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Bernard Labadie makes his Orchestra of St. Luke's New York City debut as the Principal Conductor Designate.

Nov-1-2017

Opera Canada 'Rubies' Awards honours Yves Abel, Karina Gauvin and Michael Patrick Albano

Oct-27-2017

Anderson & Roe discuss their music and film pairings for their concert at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco

Sep-18-2017

Ute Lemper performs at a cabaret series at the University of Texas

  Jul-25-2017
  Jul-13-2017

"Since embarking on a professional career in 2006, the Jasper String Quartet has been guided by the philosophy of pursuing projects they are passionate about."

Jul-7-2017

The Adelaide Review interviews the Grigoryan Brothers on their musical relationship

Tracy Dahl in a scene from Candide, the main show at the 2014 Opera in the Village summer opera festival in Calgary, on Friday August 8, 2014. The opera singer was one of six Manitobans and 99 overall new members of the Order of Canada, it was announced on Friday, June 30, 2017 (Ted Rhodes/Calgary Herald)
Jul-6-2017

Tracy Dahl is being honored with the Order of Canada for her accomplishments as an opera singer and for her commitment to mentoring the next generation of Canadian singers.

Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one of Canada's highest civilian honours, recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.

May-3-2017

Orchestra of St. Luke’s today announced the appointment of renowned French Canadian conductor Bernard Labadie as its next Principal Conductor, beginning a four-year term in the 2018-19 season.

Apr-25-2017

Conductor Gregory Vajda to make debut with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony on May 5th.

  Feb-3-2017

"Songs for Eternity" is a project of largely unknown songs by Jewish composers persecuted by the Nazis.

Larry Wasserman
Feb-1-2017

Laurence Wasserman died on January 26, 2017 in New York City at the age of 82 after a long illness.

  Dec-8-2016

The Signum Quartet's premiere of Kevin Volans' 12th Quartet in Birmingham has come in 4th on Andrew Clements' Top 10 of 2016 in The Guardian.

  Nov-30-2016

"The Violin Channel member Tina Lee, from China was keen to know: ‘What is the best way to recover when you mess up on stage?’"

Nov-2-2016

The Guardian in UK published an interview and a profile of Slava Grigoryan.

Oct-26-2016

The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo visited the Performance Studio at CPR Classical to record a performance of Gluck's famous Ballet from Orphée et Eurydice. Listen here.

Oct-4-2016

Banff International String Quartet Competition 2016 names 10 shortlisted ensembles - The 10 quartets will compete from 29 August to 4 September for a first prize worth $150,000. 

 

 

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