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BBC Launches Young Composer 2021 competition.

BBC Launches Young Composer 2021 competition.

The BBC is calling on young musicians from across the country to enter its BBC Young Composer competition in 2021. BBC Young Composer has launched countless musical careers since its inception in 1998. Formerly known as the BBC Proms Inspire competition, since...

Major Competitions Head to Cyberspace (& Beyond!).

Major Competitions Head to Cyberspace (& Beyond!).

"Several competitions have announced key adjustments this week. The biannual Menuhin Competition will be fully online, the triennial Arthur Rubinstein Piano Competition will be as well, save for the final, live rounds in Tel Aviv, and the 2021 Honens Competition has...

Glimmerglass 2021 to Go Al Fresco.

Glimmerglass 2021 to Go Al Fresco.

"From July 15 through August 17, the festival [in upstate New York] will offer a series of 90-minute re-imagined operas, along with The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson, a new play with original music, and Gods and Mortals, a program of Wagner opera excerpts." [Musical...

Harpist Magdalena Hoffman Joins DG.

Harpist Magdalena Hoffman Joins DG.

Berlin, 4 March 2021. Deutsche Grammophon is delighted to sign an exclusive agreement with Magdalena Hoffmann. The multitalented performer, principal harpist of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, is in high demand both as a chamber musician and as a...