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The Juilliard String Quartet
The Juilliard String Quartet: L–R: Roger Tapping, Viola; Astrid Schween, Cello; Ronald Copes, Violin; ; Areta Zhulla, Violin. Photo by Claudio Papapietro.

Juilliard String Quartet In Europe, January 2019

After wrapping up an exciting and acclaimed fall highlighted by Areta Zhulla’s debut as first violinist – alongside violinist Ronald Copes, violist Roger Tapping, and cellist Astrid Schween – the Juilliard String Quartet returns to the UK and Europe this month, with two Wigmore Hall concerts and dates in the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, and Norway.

Tafelmusik presents the US premiere of Safe Haven

TAFELMUSIK will bring SAFE HAVEN to the United States, March 4-15, 2020. SAFE HAVEN explores the influence of refugee populations on the culture of their adopted countries, and taps into Mackay’s uncanny ability to examine the parallels between 18th-century Europe and the issues currently facing our world.

Dashon Burton, bass-baritone. Photo by Tatiana Daubek.
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone. Photo by Tatiana Daubek.

New American Works: Dashon Burton

Paul Moravec: Sanctuary Road World Premiere: May 7, 2018 at Carnegie Hall with the Oratorio Society of New York “Sanctuary Road” is an episodic journey through history, narrated by William Still, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.…

Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Anne Akiko Meyers. Photo by David Zentz

New American Works: Anne Akiko Meyers

Adam Schoenberg: Orchard in Fog, for violin and orchestra World Premiere: February 10, 2018 with the San Diego Symphony, Sameer Patel, conductor WATCH the premiere on The Violin Channel (starts at 23:08). “Meyers’ playing is what it always has…

New American Works: Anthony Marwood

Known for his searing performances of contemporary works, including Thomas Àdes’s Concentric Circles (written for and premiered by Marwood),  violinist Anthony Marwood is also a noted advocate of a number of American composers and new works, including: Steven Mackey:…

New American Works: Paul Jacobs

John Harbison: What Do We Make of Bach? for Orchestra and Obbligato Organ World Premiere: Friday, October 12, 2018 with the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänska, conductor Wayne Oquin: Resilience World Premiere: October 6, 2017 with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor…

Yolanda Kondonassis, Harpist
Yolanda Kondonassis with Jennifer Higdon. Photo by Amanda Sachs.

New American Works: Yolanda Kondonassis

Jennifer Higdon: Concerto for Harp and Orchestra Premiered on May 10, 2018 with the Rochester Philharmonic led by Ward Stare, Commissioned by The premiere series of performances will continue with Yolanda Kondonassis as soloist throughout 2018…

Daniel Meyer, conductor. Photo by Kristi Hedberg.

Daniel Meyer with the Pittsburgh Symphony

As much of the world feels the inexorable pull of the Force, Maestro Daniel Meyer leads the Pittsburgh Symphony in a special live performance of John Williams’s iconic scores for the Star Wars films.