News

Photo by Claudio Papapietro

Paul Jacobs Returns to the Philadelphia Symphony

Paul Jacobs returns to the  Philadelphia Orchestra in a program with Nicholas McGegan, performing Handel’s imaginative “Cuckoo and the Nightingale” Concerto. Other 22/23 season highlights include the Nashville Symphony with Giancarlo Guerrero; the season opener of the Charlotte Symphony, where he…

Rob Kapilow
Rob Kapilow - photo by John Johansen.

Rob Kapilow’s 2022-23 Season of What Makes it Great?

Rob Kapilow, whose communicative gifts are so keen and whose musical language is so fluent, just opened the Kaufman Music Center‘s 22/23 series of What Makes it Great? with a new program examining the original 1924 jazz band…

Jacques Lacombe, conductor. Photo by Fred Stucker.

Jacques Lacombe Opens his Busy 2022-23 Season

Conductor Jacques Lacombe opens his busy 2022/2023 season with back-to-back opera productions: first with Il Trovatore at L’Opera de Montreal in September, and this week making his debut leading the Canadian Opera Company in Carmen. Read the full article here.

amarcord
amarcord - photo by Martin Jehnicen

amarcord Celebrates their 30th Anniversary!

This season the phenomenal a cappella ensemble amarcord celebrates its 30th year anniversary with signature programs and collaborations with the German-French horn ensemble Hornsound;  Germany’s Thuringian Bach Collegium; the Art of the Fugue with the Schumann Quartet; and a benefit Concert of Christmas Music from the…

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Marc-André Hamelin, piano. Photo by Sim Cannety-Clarke.

Marc-André Hamelin Kicks off his 2022-23 Season

he brilliant Marc-Andre Hamelin kicks off his 22-23 season at the Berlin Philharmonic this week, performing Max Reger’s Piano Concerto with Marek Janowski.  Further orchestral engagements this fall include the San Diego Symphony with Rafael Payare and a return to Symphony Nova Scotia. Read the…

Denny Moe’s Media House

Sterling Elliot 2022-23 Programs

Cellist Sterling Elliott has just wrapped up a busy summer which included return engagements at several notable chamber music festivals, a first appearance at La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, and a debut at the Aspen Music Festival,…

Juilliard String Quartet, The Juilliard School, Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Credit Photo: Erin Baiano

Juilliard String Quartet Kicks Off their Fall Season

The Juilliard String Quartet kicks off their fall season by welcoming violist Molly Carr to Europe with concerts in Prague, Merano, and Pullach. Stateside they perform in Syracuse, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Vancouver. Read the full article…

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

Anne Akiko Meyers Begins her 2022-23 Season with New Concerto

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers begins her 22/23 season with a return to the brilliant new concerto she commissioned and premiered with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl in 2021;  Fandango by Arturo Márquez. Read…

Jürgen Frank 2020

Adam Golka Begins his 2022-23 Season

Pianist Adam Golka begins 22/23 with recitals for Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concerts in Fresno, CA and Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, AZ, performing a program that bridges two long-term repertoire interests; Beethoven Sonatas, which he has explored and performed through his…

Orli Shaham Releases a New Mozart Sonata Album

Today, Orli Shaham welcomes the next album in her multi-year endeavor – recording all of Mozart’s piano sonatas – with Volumes 2 and 3 of “Mozart: Complete Piano Sonatas,” released on Canary Classics (CC21). The album is available on…

Ken-David Masur, conductor. Photo by Beth Ross Buckley.

Ken-David Masur Leads Boston Symphony

This Saturday, August 20 at Tanglewood, Ken-David Masur leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a range of starry guests — including Yo-Yo Ma, James Taylor, Branford Marsalis, and others — in a gala performance honoring John Williams’s 90th birthday. It’s a…

Miranda Cuckson, Violinist
Miranda Cuckson. Photo by John Rogers

Miranda Cuckson Performs with Tonkünstler-Orchester

On August 28, 2022, at the Grafenegg Festival in Austria, violinist Miranda Cuckson, the Tonkünstler-Orchester, and guest conductor Baldur Brönnimann will perform Georg Friedrich Haas’s Violin Concerto No. 2, a work written for Cuckson, which she premiered with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and conductor…

Welcoming Shiyeon Sung

Colbert Artists is delighted to announce that conductor Shiyeon Sung has joined our roster for North American representation. The first woman to win the Sir Georg Solti International Conductors’ Competition, Sung held early-career posts with the Boston Symphony…

Timo Andres at Colorado Music Festival

Tonight at the Colorado Music Festival, Peter Oundjian leads the world premiere of a new orchestral work by composer/pianist Timo Andres. Dark Patterns was commissioned by CMF after Oundjian saw Andres in performance at Ojai, and it is programmed…

Photo by Jiacheng Xiong

Esther Yoo at Aspen Music Festival

Last week at the Aspen Music Festival, violinist Esther Yoo made her much-anticipated recital debut. Next month she embarks on a tour of Australia as part of the Z.E.N. Piano Trio in conjunction with the release of their new…

Michael Stern, conductor. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Michael Stern Joins the Edmonton Symphony

Conductor Michael Stern will join the Edmonton Symphony as Artistic Advisor and Conductor, beginning in the 22/23 season.  In this newly-created, three-year position Stern will conduct several programs a season, and will collaborate with the ESO team on artistic planning, fundraising,…

Juilliard String Quartet, The Juilliard School, Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Credit Photo: Erin Baiano

Juilliard String Quartet 2023/24 Program

The brilliant Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this season, has named violist Molly Carr to its ensemble, filling the void left by the passing earlier this season of the quartet’s much-loved former violist Roger Tapping. Carr…

Jayce Ogren, conductor
Jayce Ogren, conductor. Photo by Rebecca Fay.

Jayce Ogren Monterey Symphony Appointment

On June 1, the Monterey County Symphony Association announced the appointment of Jayce Ogren as the next Music Director. The Monterey Symphony, which presents concerts at Carmel’s Sunset Center, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. Jayce’s tenure begins in…

Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik - photo by Sian Richards.

Tafelmusik in 2024

The brilliant and fabulously creative Baroque orchestra, Tafelmusik, returns to the US in 2024 with Passions of the Soul. This program, led by former Tafelmusik violinist and dynamic Baroque star Aisslinn Nosky, dives into the rich, evocative emotions found…

Juilliard String Quartet, The Juilliard School, Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Credit Photo: Erin Baiano

Welcoming Molly Carr to the Juilliard String Quartet

The venerable Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this season, has named violist Molly Carr to its ensemble, filling the void left by the passing earlier this season of the quartet’s much-loved former violist Roger Tapping. Carr…

Roger Tapping 1960-2022 | In Memoriam

January 18, 2022: We are deeply sad to say goodbye to Roger Tapping. Roger’s kindness, his intelligence, his breathtaking musical talents, and his passion for collaboration will always be an inspiration. Please read the Juilliard…

Photo by Karjaka Studio

Welcoming Orli Shaham!

Colbert Artists is thrilled to welcome pianist Orli Shaham to our roster for worldwide management. Orli Shaham is a superb soloist, innovative programmer and dynamic educator, and we are we are delighted to announce this partnership, which…

Photo by Austin Hargrave

Calder Quartet Tours with Timo Andres

We’re pleased to catch up with the Calder Quartet as they look forward to 22/23 and beyond. They are pleased to collaborate on a new piano quintet with composer/pianist Timo Andres, premiering in Fall 2023 and…

amarcord On Their North American Tour

amarcord’s current tour has already included dates for Arts on Alexander in Austin; at Adelphi University in Long Island; tonight’s performance in Savannah, GA; and also Saint John’s Cathedral in Denver on April 1; and Friends of Chamber Music Portland on…