Andrea Bocelli Announced To Perform At UEFA Euro 2020 Opening Ceremony Today At The Olympic Stadium In Rome
World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will sing at the UEFA Euro 2020 Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Rome today (June 11). A lifelong football fan, Bocelli will be the only musical artist to perform as part of the spectacular event to kick off the European Football Championship.
Neo-Classical Pianist BLKBOK Set To Release Powerful Debut Album "Black Book," On June 18, 2021
BLKBOK to Perform at the Juneteenth Foundation's Freedom Festival June 17-19 in Washington D.C. This year has brought an array of musical talent to the forefront, but none as uniquely gifted as BLKBOK, a neo-classical piano prodigy from Detroit who uses his dexterous arrangements and melodic scores ...
Chris Thile Talks 'Laysongs' With WNYC's 'All Of It With Alison Stewart'
Chris Thile was a guest on WNYC's All of It with Alison Stewart on Friday, the release day for his new solo album, Laysongs. He shared some songs from the album and the stories behind them for an All of It Listening Party. You can hear their conversation below.
Laysongs is Thile's first truly solo ...
Hakon Skogstad Merges Tango And Classical In His Incredible New Album 'Visions Of Tango'
Norwegian piano composer and performer Håkon Skogstad is making music his way. Classically trained and currently pursuing a PhD in classical performance, he is using Argentinean influences to create beautiful musical fusion and his own sound. This is fully realised on 'Visions of Tango', an 11-track ...
15th International Piano Competition Concours Geza Anda: Prize Winners Announced
The 15th International Piano Competition Concours Géza Anda was completed successfully at Tonhalle Maag in Zurich, Switzerland on 5th June 2021. The jury, chaired by Gerhard Oppitz, bestowed:
- The 1st Prize upon Anton Gerzenberg (1996, Germany)
- The 2nd Prize upon Julian Trevelyan (1998, ...
Yannick Nezet-Seguin Releases Introspections: Solo Piano Sessions, Available On All Digital Platforms Today And On Vinyl On 13 August
Famous conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin is also a versatile pianist. In Summer 2020, when the pandemic turned down most of the cultural life all over the world, he found, as he describes it, "kind of a salvation" in playing the piano - and recorded his very first Piano Solo Album, inspired also by the ...
Chris Thile Talks Bach And More On 'The WTF Bach Podcast'
Chris Thile is the guest on the latest episode of The WTF Bach Podcast to talk about Bach; his new solo album, Laysongs, out this Friday; and more. Thile is a "virtuoso mandolinist ... a truly consummate musician," says host Evan Shinners. "He also plays Bach extremely well ... With the way that he ...
Classical Tahoe Announces 2021 Festival And Music Institute July 30 - August 15
Classical Tahoe has announced its 10th Anniversary Festival including three weeks of outdoor orchestra and chamber music concerts, seven live-stream concerts and a broadcast series in collaboration with PBS Reno, and an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras with ...
BBC Radio 3's Jess Gillam Celebrates Her Award-Winning Show, This Classical Life With Stage Debut
In a UK first, star saxophonist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Jess Gillam celebrates her ARIA-winning weekly BBC Radio 3 show and podcast, This Classical Life, live with the BBC Concert Orchestra and a host of special guests at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 7 July 2021.
Guest performers ...
Audiences Return To The Proms In 2021 A Celebration Of Live Music
Friday 30 July - Saturday 11 September 2021
Six weeks of live concerts every day from the Royal Albert Hall in its 150th-anniversary year
Audiences welcomed back to attend Proms in person
A celebration of the riches of the British music scene
Four mystery Proms to be revealed at a later date