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Call for Scores: Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage Gateshead Seeks Chamber 'Mozarts of Tomorow'

Call for Scores: Royal Northern Sinfonia, Lars Vogt Seek Chamber 'Mozarts of Tomorow' >>

Having stirred the personnel pot earlier with the appointment of pianist Lars Vogt as music director, the Royal Northern Sinfonia--the United Kingdom's only full-time chamber orchestra stationed there at Sage Gateshead--is now challenging young U.K. composers to stir up its repertoire. Yes, the well-established tradition of prominent ensembles hosting rigorous competitions for emerging voices is summoned once more. This time, though, it's more of a mandate.

Lars Vogt

Pianist Lars Vogt Named New Music Director of Royal Northern Sinfonia in Gateshead, Replacing Violinist Thomas Zehetmair >>

The leading German pianist will follow Thomas Zehetmair at the head of the Gateshead-based orchestra.

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