From June 8-22, the 8th annual Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival welcomes famous Wagnerian singers to the stage, accompanied by the MR Symphonics and the orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera House, and conducted by artistic director Ádám Fischer and Gergely Vajda.
Conductor Gregory Vajda conducted Ligeti's only opera, Le grand macabre, as part of the series entitled Hommage à Ligeti jointly presented by the Palace of Arts and the New Hungarian Music Society.
May-16-2013 interviewed pianist Dubravka Tomsic, providing a wonderful profile of the artist who's called Slovenia's first lady of music.
Anderson & Roe's fall 2011 release, When Words Fade, is back on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart, at #3 for the week of May 6, 2013.
In celebration of the work's 100th year, Anderson & Roe present Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in a 35-minute music video. See the trailer here.
Orquestra Sinfonica de Mineria, under Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto, kicks off the distinguished orchestra's upcoming 35th anniversary summer season (July 6 - September 1) with the spring release of a 12 DVD set of Mahler's Symphonies Nos. 1 - 10.
Karina Gauvin’s Prima Donna has been awarded the 2013 Juno Award for Best Vocal Classical Album of the Year.

The April 4th edition of BBC 3's In Tune features pianist Gilles Vonsattel performing live in the studio ahead of his debut at Wigmore Hall.

Bass-baritone Kevin Deas discusses his upbringing, Dave Brubeck and more with Philly's Lyric Fest.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Carlos Prieto has announced that he will personally match, dollar for dollar, any renewed or additional donation to the orchestra until March 31.
Karina Gauvin’s Prima Donna has received a 2013 Juno Award nomination for "Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance."
Conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto discusses introducing kids to music with WFMT Chicago.
Frank Kelley's performance of Schumann’s Kinderszenen and Dichterliebe, with pianist Russell Sherman and tenor Frank Kelley, presented by Emmanuel Music, was named one of Boston Globe critic Jeremy Eichler's top ten classical performances of 2012.
Renowned German singer Ute Lemper—along with her collaborators and fellow countrymen the Vogler Quartet and Stefan Malzew—has been nominated for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her album Paris Days, Berlin Nights.
Gregory Vajda has been named Principal Conductor of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The Jasper String Quartet performs as part of WQXR's "Beethoven Awareness Month."
Soprano Karina Gauvin's latest recording on Atma Classique, Prima Donna, received perfect 10s for both sound and artistic quality at ClassicsToday.
Tafelmusik Media presents a brand new live recording of Handel’s baroque masterpiece, Messiah. This two-CD recording of the entire work on period instruments is led by Ivars Taurins and features Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir and a stellar cast of soloists: Karina Gauvin, soprano; Robin Blaze, countertenor; Rufus Müller, tenor; and Brett Polegato, baritone. This CD was recorded live using 24-bit HD technology in the splendid acoustics of Toronto’s Koerner Hall in December, 2011.
Shannon Mercer can be heard on two recordings that have been nominated in the Classique Vocal category for 2012. The first is Vivaldi's Le retour des anges, recorded with Ensemble Caprice and conductor Matthias Maute for the Analekta label. The second is Bach's Johannes Passion, recorded with Les Voix Baroques, Arion Orchestre Baroque, and conductor Alexander Weimann for ATMA Classique.

The Jasper String Quartet has been awarded, in conjunction with Astral Artists of Pennsylvania, a 2012 grant from Chamber Music America through their Residency Partnership Program.

The search for the next East Texas Symphony Orchestra conductor has ended. The organization announced at a Thursday morning press conference that Richard Lee will step up to the podium.
Anderson & Roe's newest release, When Words Fade, re-entered Billboard's Traditional Classical Chart at #3 for the week of April 14. It is the record's seventh week on the chart.
Tracy Dahl and Carol Bellringer are the recipients of the 2012 WSO Golden Baton Award. The WSO Golden Baton Award has been given annually for more than two decades to individuals who have made significant contributions to the musical community or supported the WSO in special ways.

Alexander Filterstein, Giles Vonsattel and Nicholas Canellakis perform the Brahms Trio in A Minor as part of the Zimro Project on the March 26 edition of American Public Media's Performance Today.

Anderson & Roe's rendition of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" is NPR Music's Song of the Day. Listen here.

Among the awardees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, which were announced Saturday evening in Los Angeles, was the Naxos Records recording of the Florentine Opera Company’s 2010 Midwest Premiere of Elmer Gantry. Frank Kelley sings the role of Eddie Fislinger.

I Musici will play an exciting program of Italian music at Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in February 2012 as part of their world 60th anniversary tour.
Anderson & Roe's newest release, When Words Fade, is at number 2 on Billboard's Traditional Classical Chart for the week of January 14. It is the record's fourth week on the chart.
WGBH Classical New England throws a birthday party for Beethoven, with some of the most delicate, beautiful, and touching music the composer wrote. The program features Gilles Vonsattel performing the Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat, Op. 81a, "Les Adieux.".
Anderson & Roe's When Words Fade was featured on the December 12th edition of NPR's All Things Considered.
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