Lundi, Octobre 5, 2009 - 16:18

The Penfield Music Commission Project/Wegmans 2010

Composition Contest for Wind Ensemble Music

Vendredi, Octobre 2, 2009 - 14:23


Postmark deadline for next season: October 23, 2009

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Mardi, Juillet 28, 2009 - 09:39

The famous choreographer Merce Cunningham, who was longtime partner of composer John Cage, died last Sunday at his Manhattan home. He was 90 years old.

Gustav Holst
Lundi, Juillet 27, 2009 - 15:27

An unfinished film project about Gustav Holst in the 1970s was found back in the BBC archives.

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Lundi, Juillet 27, 2009 - 15:20

The International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, Austria, has announced tha it has discovered two new piano works by the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Elgar Howarth
Jeudi, Juillet 9, 2009 - 14:16

The University of Huddersfield, Britain, has honored British composer Elgar Howarth for his services to classical music by making him a honorary Doctor of Letters.

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Mardi, Juin 23, 2009 - 12:45

The German government has announced that it will invest €500,000 for the renovation of Richard Wagner's former house. Villa Wahnfried is situated in the city of Bayreuth in South Germany.

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Mardi, Juin 23, 2009 - 12:39

The German-Argentinean composer Mauricio Kagel, who died last year, has left a legacy of €500,000 to Amsterdam-based Asko/Schönberg Ensemble.

Gabriel Fauré
Mercredi, Juin 10, 2009 - 22:35

The BBC site reports that a recently discovered piano duet score by Gabriel Fauré was sold for £20,000 at an auction at Sotheby's last Wednesday.

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Vendredi, Juin 5, 2009 - 10:34

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery today announced a new fundraising campaign to recreate “The Angel of Music” – a delicate and intricate sculpture that once marked the grave of

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Mardi, Mai 26, 2009 - 12:23

FLUTE MYSTERY- new album release

José Antonio Abreu
Vendredi, Mai 15, 2009 - 17:13

The Venezuelan composer José Antonio Abreu has won the prestigious Polar Music Prize for Classical Music 2009. The winner for pop music was singer Peter Gabriel.

Jeudi, Mai 14, 2009 - 10:14

The American Academy in Rome has announced that Lisa Bielawa is a recipient of the 2009 Rome Prize in Musical Composition.

Steve Reich
Vendredi, Avril 24, 2009 - 13:36

The 2009 Pulitzer Prize for music was won by Steve Reich for his composition “Double Sextet”, premiered in Richmond, VA, on 26 March 2008.

Mercredi, Avril 22, 2009 - 16:41

Dutch composer Rob Zuidam is appointed “Erasmus visiting professor” at Harvard University in Boston, USA. Next year he will be teaching about Dutch contemporary music.

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Lundi, Avril 20, 2009 - 17:04

One of the most prestigious music companies in Europe specialized in guitar music - Balka Nota Ltd., has just signed a contract for edition and distribution of ANDERSEN VIANA compositions.

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Lundi, Mars 30, 2009 - 08:52

The famous French film music composer Maurice Jarre has died of cancer on 29 March.

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Mardi, Mars 17, 2009 - 16:23

The Pontifical Council for Culture has awarded Polish composer Wojciech Kilar with the Per Artem ad Deum Medal.

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Mardi, Février 3, 2009 - 11:39

Last Sunday the conductor and composer Lukas Foss died, 86 years old, from a heart attack in his home in New York City. He had also been suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Louis Andriessen
Vendredi, Janvier 30, 2009 - 14:30

On 28 January the influential Dutch composer Louis Andriessen received the Johan Wagenaar Prize, named after the late-romantic Dutch composer.