News

Jul-30-2019 •

The Signum Quartet has been nominated twice in the OPUS Klassik Awards for their recordings Schubert: Aus der Ferne and Widmann: Duets, Viola Concerto, Jagdquartett. The OPUS Klassik Awards are presented by Der Verein zur Förderung der Klassischen Musik to highlight the best of classical music in the past year. The winners will be announced on Septeber 2nd.

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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 •

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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Steven Tharp
Tenor
Steven Tharp has been praised by Opera News for the "bel canto flexibility and sweetness" of his voice, while the New Yorker has described his voice as “strong, free, and forward in tone, verbally sure, lyrical in utterance.” In the 2017-18 season he sings as soloist in Handel’s Foundling Hospital Anthem with the Grand Rapids Symphony and in Haydn’s The Creation with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. Recently he sang Britten’s War Requiem with the Winnipeg Symphony, Verdi’s Requiem under the auspices of the Defiant Requiem Foundation in New York and Oklahoma City, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Wyoming Symphony.