WCNY: Anne Akiko Meyers

WCNY: Anne Akiko Meyers

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers stopped by the WCNY studios to chat with mid-day host Diane Jones about her upcoming performance with Symphoria.  She talked about “Archeopteryx,” the violin concerto she commissioned from composer Mason Bates, as well as finding the emotion in new works.

Violinist.com: Applications Open for Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2018, with $100,000 top prize

Violinist.com: Applications Open for Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2018, with $100,000 top prize

The Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition is accepting applications for its second-ever competition, which will take place in late summer 2018 in Shanghai, offering considerable prizes including top prize of $100,000.

BBC Music Magazine: Sunwoo Shines at the Cliburn Competition

BBC Music Magazine: Sunwoo Shines at the Cliburn Competition

Following his victory in the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, pianist Yekwon Sunwoo says that he is 'extremely delighted and a little bit overwhelmed' by a success that will no doubt change the course of his career.

Strings: Prague Summer Nights Festival

Strings: Prague Summer Nights Festival

Encompassing 18 performances over the course of just one month, and triangulating three grand European cities (Prague, Salzburg, and Tabor), Prague Summer Nights is a heavy mix of learning, culture, and performance all stirred together in one big bowl.

1843 Magazine: Music in the Mountains

1843 Magazine: Music in the Mountains

At the foot of the Grand Teton mountain range, you’ll hear the wind whispering through the pine trees, trumpeter swans tooting their horns, moose shuffling through the forest – and, for seven weeks this summer, the strains of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Rachmaninov.

Strings: The All-Star Orchestra Shines in a New Season

Strings: The All-Star Orchestra Shines in a New Season

When you hear “all star,” it’s usually baseball diamonds—not concert halls—that are likely come to mind. But [All-Star Orchestra's] inclusive celebration of the “best of the best” embraces a mega ensemble that unites principals and concertmasters from a host of American orchestras—30, in fact.

BBC Music Magazine: Behind the Baton

BBC Music Magazine: Behind the Baton

Gerard Schwarz's new memoir, Behind the Baton: An American Icon Talks Music, "refreshingly exchanges ephemera for an information-packed, sweeping narrative, full of optimism and affection, that reveals a man whose passionate dedication to music is evident on every page...