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Cracow Duo

Free Concert at Carnegie Hall Feat. Cracow Duo in Celebration of Chopin's 205th Birthday >>

Carnegie Hall will be featuring a free concert by the critically acclaimed Cracow Duo in celebration of Chopin’s 205th Birthday. The duo will perform works by the legendary Polish composer along with works by Alexandre Tansman.

Kronos Quartet

Kronos Announces "Fifty for the Future" With Carnegie Hall >>

The Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association, in partnership with Carnegie Hall, has announced “Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.” Beginning with the 2015-16 season, the project will commission a collection of 50 new works, 10 per year over five years, devoted to the most recent approaches to the string quartet.

Björk

Björk to Play Carnegie Hall, City Center After Release of New Album 'Vulnicura' >>

Björk fans rejoice! The Icelandic singer is returning to New York after an early release of her 2015 album "Vulnicura," performing at Carnegie Hall and City Center. Her new album, which has been widely praised, has also stirred up talk for including a 10-minute diss track Björk directed at ex Matthew Barney.

My Brightest Diamond

ACO Presents 'Sins & Songs' at Carnegie Hall, My Brightest Diamond Headlining >>

American Composers Orchestra's 38th season will continue with “Orchestra Underground: Sins & Songs” at Carnegie Hall. Shara Worden and her pop “alter-ego,” My Brightest Diamond, will headline the show.

Felix Mendelssohn

New York Choral Society Presents Symposium on Felix Mendelssohn's St. Paul >>

The New York Choral Society is presenting a symposium on Felix Mendelssohn titled “Mendelssohn: A Conversation. His Life, His Music His Passion” on Jan. 11.

The Collegiate Choral

The Collegiate Chorale Receives NEA Grant >>

The Collegiate Chorale has been announced as one of 919 nonprofits nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts grant. The Collegiate Chorale will receive $30,000 in support of its May 2015 concert and CD recording of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's musical epic "The Road of Promise." NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu said, "I'm pleased to be able to share the news of our support through Art Works including the award to The Collegiate Chorale. The arts foster value, connection, creativity and innovation for the American people, and these recommended grants demonstrate those attributes and affirm that the arts are part of our everyday lives." "The Road of Promise" is a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's 1937 epic musical spectacle "The Eternal Road." The performance will feature a dramatic mix of opera, musical theater and pageant play. "The Road of Promise" tells the story of a young boy left in the care of a rabbi and his congregation in the wake of a pogrom. To calm the boy's fears and help him understand his faith and heritage, the rabbi recounts ancient biblical tales, and as he does the stories of Abraham, Sarah, Jacob, Rachel, Moses, Ruth, Saul and David come to life.

Felix Mendelssohn

NY Choral Society Plays Rare 'St. Paul' by Felix Mendelssohn >>

The New York Choral Society and Orchestra with Music Director David Hayes will present the rarely heard St. Paul by Felix Mendelssohn at Carnegie Hall.

Len Blavatnik's Warner Music Group to Offer Warner Music Prize to Young Talents in Spring of 2015

Len Blavatnik's Warner Music Group to Offer Warner Music Prize to Young Talents in Spring of 2015 >>

The Warner Music Prize, in association with the Blavatnik Family Foundation, is a new concept and features a cash prize of $100,000 to be given to a "classical musician aged 18-35 who demonstrates exceptional talent and promise, regardless of any label affiliation."

Eric Idle

Monty Python's 'Life of Brian'-Inspired 'Not the Messiah' by Eric Idle and John Du Prez ('Spamalot') - Comic Oratorio at Carnegie Hall >>

The Collegiate Chorale and the Orchestra of St. Luke's along with Broadway stars and Eric Idle himself perform the oratorio at Carnegie Hall December 15-16.

Itamar Zorman

REVIEW: Itamar Zorman and Kwan Yi at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall >>

Zorman used his Distinctive Debuts concert to establish his bona fides as a musician dedicated to the full expanse of classical and modern classical music.

Itamar Zorman

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Violinist Itamar Zorman >>

Israeli violinist Itamar Zorman, winner of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, has been furthering his stellar young career with new recordings, prestigious bookings, and recognition, having received a 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant. As he prepares for his "Distinctive Debut" concert at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on November 5, he took some time to speak with us about his background and career.

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PHOTOS: 'Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass' HBO Special Showcases Bach and Mendelssohn >>

While watching HBO's Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass, it is easy to see that it's all about the kids. The world-renowned violinist checks his ego at the door, focusing his efforts on Mendelssohn, Bach and his youthful ritornello, who clearly idolize their enthusiastic coach.

The American Symphony Orchestra Presents “Marriage Actually,” a Portrait of Richard Strauss’ Often Difficult Marriage to Pauline de Ahna

American Symphony Orchestra Presents “Marriage Actually,” a Portrait of Richard Strauss’ Difficult, Yet Enduring, Marriage to Pauline de Ahna >>

Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra will explore music of Richard Strauss in their season-opening concert, "Marriage Actually," at Carnegie Hall on October 15.

Anne-Sophie Mutter

Anne-Sophie Mutter's Carnegie Hall 2014-15 Perspectives Series Features Berlin Phil, Sebastian Currier, Sir Andre Previn >>

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as Carnegie Hall's 2014-2015 Perspectives artist has curated a six-night concert series. Beginning on October 1, the Opening Night Gala will feature Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic. The series will also include the U.S. Premiere of Sebastian Currier’s Ringtone Variations & Sir André Previn’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

Andrew Byrne

Symphony Space Announces New Artistic Director, Fulbright Scholar and Carnegie Hall Exec Andrew Byrne >>

The latest from Symphony Space comes to us via DotDotDotMusic, who is pleased to announce that Andrew Byrne will be hopping on as the new Artistic Director on September 15. Australian-born, Byrne is a Fulbright scholar who matriculated through Columbia University for his doctorate in music. The leadership role comes after his ten years with Carnegie Hall, eight of which were spent as Director of Festivals and Special Projects.

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