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Shanghai, China, August 6, 2019 – The third Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition (SISIVC) will take place in Shanghai August 4-25, 2020. The Competition’s Organisation Committee announced today that it is officially open for global applications. In celebration of the centennial birthday of Maestro Isaac Stern in 2020, a gala concert has been added to commemorate the longtime friend of China. Illustrious Panel of Judges After much anticipation, the Organisation Committee revealed the names of the all-star panel of jurors – each of the 13 chosen for their specialties in different artistic fields – ensuring that the contestants will receive…

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Toronto, ON June 15, 2019​ – A treasured Canadian choral tradition, the celebrated ​National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs ​inspires choirs to strive for excellence, provides visibility for amateur choirs of all types and traditions, and encourages the creation and performance of Canadian works. The Competition, presented by Choral Canada in collaboration with the ​Canada Council for the Arts​, and with support from ​CBC Music​, ​Centre d’excellence artistique de l’Ontario​ and ​UNISONG​ is open to all Canadian amateur choirs and attracts diverse participants from coast to coast. Please note that finalists are listed in alphabetical order. The ​2019 Finalists​ are​:…

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Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Queen’s University announces the  BADER AND OVERTON CANADIAN CELLO COMPETITION Applications open September 2nd, 2019 Kingston, Ontario …. On September 2, 2019, the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts at Queen’s University will launch a new major cello competition for Canada, the BADER AND OVERTON CANADIAN CELLO COMPETITION. The competition will be held May 6-9, 2020 at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (“the Isabel”) in Kingston, Ontario. The Bader and Overton Canadian Cello Competition has been made possible through the generosity of the Isabel Bader Fund, A Bader Philanthropy, whose vision,…

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OPERALIA, PLÁCIDO DOMINGO´S WORLD OPERA COMPETITION, COMES TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME The National Theatre and the Domingo-Mozart-Prague organization will host the 27th edition of the prestigious international opera competition Operalia. The competition will take place from July 21 to 26 July. The National Theatre Orchestra, the oldest orchestra in the Czech Republic, will accompany the competition’s finals concert conducted by Maestro Plácido Domingo. Prague, June 12, 2019 – OPERALIA, the international Opera competition founded by Plácido Domingo in 1993, will be presented in the Czech Republic for the very first time this summer. The competition will…

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The 2019 TD NIAGARA JAZZ FESTIVAL JULY 19-21 and JULY 26-28 (www.niagarajazzfestival.com) is excited to announce the FINALS of their fourth annual “JAZZ 4 the AGES”  YOUTH COMPETITION Performances by the 2019 FINALISTS will take place at VIENI ESTATES SPARKLE FEST On SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019 Come – Vieni – and experience Vieni Estates Wine & Spirits Talented “Jazz 4 the Ages” Competition Finalists include 12 and under:  Emilio Geremia (Solo pianist), Jack Tredway (Solo pianist), 13 – 17:  545 Band (led by Ben Macdonald) (Instrumental Group), James Dunbar (Solo pianist), Vasily Shugaev (Solo saxophonist), Armineh Soreen, Isablella Milano, Jasmine Jain…

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Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas Texas When: Saturday June 8 2019 Sixteen-year-old Australian pianist Shuan Hern Lee won the 2019 Cliburn Junior Competition. Lee won the $15,000 (USD) first Prize with his commanding performance of Rachmaninov’s Concert No. 3 in D minor with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ruth Reinhardt. Canada’s rising star fourteen-year-old J J Jun Li Bui won the special Peer Award of $500, an award voted by his fellow competitors. This second quadrennial Cliburn Junior Piano Competition, held in tandem with the Cliburn International attracted 230 applicants representing thirty-two countries is targeted at pianists…

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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR COMPETITION After 12 days of thrilling competition at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and the Final Round Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ruth Reinhardt at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the winners of the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival were announced this evening! 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR WINNERS The winner of the Bernice Gressman Meyerson First Prize and a cash award of $15,000 is SHUAN HERN LEE, Australia, 16 The winner of the Shirley Cox McIntyre Second Prize and a cash award of $10,000 is EVA GEVORGYAN, Russia/Armenia, 15 The winner of The Horchow Family Third Prize and a cash award of $5,000 is JIWON…

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Congratulations to artist collectives La Pirogue and Noubi Trio, the winners of the 9th edition of the Prix de la diversité en musique from the Conseil des arts de Montréal and its partners. The award honours Montreal’s wide range of forms of musical expression and aims to support the careers of musicians who reflect the city’s cultural diversity through various professional experiences. The jury chose to honour the artistic approach of the musicians who make up La Pirogue, their connection and their level of comfort onstage and with audiences. Composed of Romain Malagnoux, Brenda Diaz, Zilien Biret and Sergio Barrenechea,…

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Hao Zhou, First Prize $30,000, offered by the City of Montreal, the Joseph-Rouleau career development grant of $50,000 offered by the Azrieli Foundation, a violin and bow handmade by the Maker’s Forum, valued at $20,000, an artist residency at Canada’s Banff Centre for the Arts, and a Concert engagement at the New Generation Festival. Special Awards Sonata Award for the best performance of a sonata in the semi-finals, awarded by Wilder & Davis Anna Lee Radio-Canada Audience Award Hao Zhou André-Bachand Award for the best performance of the compulsory Canadian work, awarded by Claudette Hould* Johanna Pichlmair Montreal Bach Festival…

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The semifinalists are (in order of performance schedule): Avery Gagliano, United States, 17 JiWon Yang, South Korea, 17 Eva Gevorgyan, Russia/Armenia, 15 Chun Lam U, Hong Kong, 16 J J Jun Li Bui, Canada, 14 Shuan Hern Lee, Australia, 16 LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR COMPETITORS TODAY’S EVENTS NOTE: PATRONS MUST BE 8 YEARS OR OLDER TO ATTEND JUNIOR COMPETITION PERFORMANCES. COMMUNITY CONCERTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND FOR PATRONS OF ALL AGES. SEMINAR: REPERTOIR PLANNING 10:00 AM CDT—1:00 PM CDT O’Donnell Recital Hall, Owen Arts Center at SMU Moderated by Buddy Bray with Alexander Kobrin, Lowell Liebermann, and Rachel Naomi Kudo.  A conversation…

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