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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus cellist Hugh Mackay on this special appointment!I am delighted to share with you that I have been selected as the new Cello Stipendiat of the Mozart Gesellschaft Dortmund from 2021!

As part of their support, the organisation has given me the opportunity to play Schumann's Cello Concerto later next year with Bremer Philharmoniker at Konzerthaus Dortmund! I cannot wait for this amazing experience and to work with this organisation for the coming years.

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Vote for LMC Alumnus pianist Andrew Yiangou....... one of these superb young pianists!Vote for your favourite!
One of these fourteen pianists would have been the winner of the Liszt Competition 2020. Even though the competition was cancelled due to Covid-19, each of them still deserves your attention.
Listen to the participants online, find out who your winner is and vote for the audience award > www.liszt.nl/favourite!
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A must watch............our beloved Vocal Tutor Nelly Miricioiu offering pearls of wisdom..........what an artist!! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Exciting accolade for our Director...........winner of the 41st Liszt Ferenc International Grande Prix du Disque! www.facebook.com/sonettoclassics/photos/a.425900710933770/1524244931099337/?type=3&theaterWe are excited to announce that 'Norma Fisher at the BBC Vol. 2' has been awarded the 41st Liszt Ferenc International Grande Prix du Disque this year.

www.lisztsociety.hu/hanglemeznagydij.htm
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2 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus violinist Jevgēnijs Čepoveckis on this recent success......... ... See MoreSee Less

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So proud of LMC Alumnus mezzo-soprano Beth Taylor........reaching for the stars!!Beth Taylor: Mezzo-Soprano rehearsing for her double debut as La Cieca in "La Gioconda" and at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on Friday. Here she is with her future murderer Barnaba, George Gagnidze. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus cellist Yoshika Masuda on this exciting new project.............We have some very exciting news to share❗️❗️

After many months of planning, we are thrilled to welcome violinist Jason Issokson and cellist Yoshi Masuda to the RSQ family! They are both incredibly accomplished musicians, and they are already bringing a fantastic new energy, inspiration and passion to the group. We’ve been working on loads of great music and projects (no easy task in these challenging times!) and we can’t wait to share it all with you.

We would like to thank Jonathan and Emily for our incredible journey together through these years, and wish them the very best as they embark on new musical journeys. They have put an indelible stamp on this ensemble and have contributed so much to this Quartet both artistically and personally - they will be dearly missed.❤️

Follow us on our updated website www.rolstonstringquartet.com to keep up to date with our upcoming concerts! ��

And until you have a chance to see us live, we hope you enjoy this recent recording of the first movement of Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 59, No. 1 - don’t worry, we quarantined together for two full weeks before recording it! Thank you Stelth Ng & Matt Antal for the incredible video and audio. 😍 www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcHKQQLh1J0

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Photo by: Shayne Gray | Photography
AKAM - Andrew Kwan Artists Management
Yoshika Masuda 増田喜嘉
Sciolino Artist Management
Konzertdirektion Andrea Hampl
Triple Pointe Media
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3 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus cellist Sarah on this very special Award!! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

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Remembering this very special moment celebrating 20 years of London Master Classes..........hard to believe it was 10 years ago!! Thank you to our beloved Vocal Tutor Nelly Miricioiu-Kirk for joining me on this incredible journey.........I don't think either of us will forget that amazing evening, celebrating London Master Classes, and sealing a beloved friendship and partnership!! ... See MoreSee Less

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7 months ago

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Wonderful interview with our beloved vocal tutor Nelly Miricioiu ... See MoreSee Less

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7 months ago

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Brava Jennifer Larmore............Vocal Tutor extraordinaire LMC 2017!! ... See MoreSee Less

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9 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus violinist Yevgeny Cepoveckis on winning First Prize at the Augustin Aponte International Music Competition in Tenerife ... See MoreSee Less

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10 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus conductor Ismael Sandoval on this new appointment..........The CSO is thrilled to announce the appointment of CSO Youth Orchestra Conductor/CSO Assistant Conductor, Ismael Sandoval! Sandoval will replace Gary Wilkes as CSOYO Symphony Conductor after he retires this Spring, and will also serve in the newly created role of CSO Assistant Conductor. We can't wait to introduce Ismael to the community! ... See MoreSee Less

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11 months ago

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus pianist Elia Cecino who has been selected for the 2020 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competitionאנו שמחים לבשר כי נבחרו 39 המתמודדים לתחרות הבינלאומית ה- 16 לפסנתר ע"ש ארתור רובינשטיין, 21-5 במאי, 2020 בתל אביב:
15 מתחרים ומתחרות מארצות אסיה, 10 ממזרח אירופה ,7 מאירופה, 3 מישראל, 2 מגיאורגיה ו - 2 מארה"ב; צעיר המתחרים- בן 18 והמבוגר בן 31.

11 השופטים הבינלאומיים הם: כריסטופר אלטון (בריטניה), תייסיר אליאס (ישראל), פאבל גילילוב ותומס דואיס (גרמניה), קירי טה קאנאווה (ניו זילנד), תומר לב (ישראל), קתז'ינה פופובה-ז'ידרון (פולין), מנחם פרסלר (ישראל/ארה"ב), הונג-קוואן צ'ן (טייוואן), קרייג שפארד (ארה"ב) ובראש חבר השופטים- אריה ורדי.

לצד השופטים המקצועיים יוזמנו שבעה מוסיקאים צעירים לכהן בתפקיד "שופטי המחר".

בתחרות השנה שלוש יצירות ישראליות, מתוכן יבחר כל מתחרה ביצירה אחת, שאותה ינגן בשלב הראשון או השני: "טוקטה-קפריס" מאת יורם מיוחס, "להלך בצל ענקים" של אלון נחושתן ו- “Three Streets Corteges” מאת סרג'ו נטרא -מבכירי המלחינים בארץ, שיחגוג את יום הולדתו ה- 96 בחודש אפריל 2020.
שתי היצירות הראשונות נבחרו בעקבות ה"קול קורא" לכתיבת יצירה מקורית לפסנתר סולו לתחרות ה- 16, שפרסמו הנהלת התחרות והמכון למוסיקה ישראלית. ועדה מקצועית בחרה אותן מבין 42 הפרטיטורות שהוגשו אנונימית.

מכירת הכרטיסים לקהל הרחב תחל ב-16 בפברואר, 2020.

arims.org.il/he/נבחרו-המתחרים-לתחרות-רובינשטיין-2020/

We are excited to announce that 39 contestants have been chosen for the 16th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, 5 – 21 May, 2020: 15 competitors are from Asia, 10 from Eastern Europe, 7 from Europe, 3 Israel, 2 from Georgia and 2 from the USA. The youngest is 18 years old and the oldest is 31.

11 adjudicators will elect the winners at the end of the three stages of the Competition: Hung-Kuan Chen (Taiwan), Thomas Duis (Germany), Taiseer Elias (Israel), Christopher Elton (UK), Pavel Gililov (Germany), Tomer Lev (Israel) , Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń (Poland), Menachem Pressler (US/Israel), Craig Sheppard (USA), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (New Zealand) and Arie Vardi (Israel), Chairman of the Jury. Alongside the professional Jury, there will be seven very young musicians serving as “Junior Jury”.

This year's competition will feature three Israeli works. The competitors will choose one of them to perform during the first or second stage: “Toccata Caprice”, by Yoram Meyouhas, “Walk in the Shadow of Giants”, by Alon Nehushtan and “Three Streets Corteges” by Sergio Natra who will be celebrating his 96th birthday in April 2020. The first two pieces were selected by a professional judging team following the “Call for Submission” of the 16th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and the Israel Music Institute.

Tickets sales for the competition to the general public will begin on February 16, 2020.

arims.org.il/competition2020/competitors-2020/
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Thank you Lihay Bendayan for an amazing masterclass today........you were truly inspiring and conveyed so much, with such insight and eloquence, to all those young violinists lucky enough to have participated in this memorable event! Thank you, as always, to Florian Leonhard for your wonderful hospitality......... ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus violinist Anatol Toth on being selected as a finalist in the Louis Spohr International Violin Competition ... See MoreSee Less

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2018 Summer Course!

A week of stimulating and exciting public master classes and concerts for voice, violin, cello, piano and conducting - 22nd to 29th July 2018.

2018 Course

Our 2018 Course will offer a week of stimulating and exciting public master classes and concerts for voice, violin, cello, piano and conducting in Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music from 22nd to 29th July 2018.

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus cellist Hugh Mackay on this special appointment!I am delighted to share with you that I have been selected as the new Cello Stipendiat of the Mozart Gesellschaft Dortmund from 2021!

As part of their support, the organisation has given me the opportunity to play Schumann's Cello Concerto later next year with Bremer Philharmoniker at Konzerthaus Dortmund! I cannot wait for this amazing experience and to work with this organisation for the coming years.

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