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Daniel Meyer, conductor. Photo by Kristi Hedberg.

Daniel Meyer leads orchestras in Germany and North America!

Conductor Daniel Meyer appears in Germany three times during January and February. He returns to the Württembergische Philharmonie in Reutlingen for concerts of Gerswhin, Mintzer and Rachmaninoff; debuts with the Staatsorchester Darmstadt in concerts of…

Paul Jacobs, organ
Paul Jacobs, organ. Photo by Ficarri.

Paul Jacobs performs with major orchestras across North America!

Paul Jacobs gives the world premiere of the Organ Concerto by Christopher Rouse on November 17 with the Philadelphia Orchestra led by their Music Director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, in an organ extravaganza program that also includes Barber’s Toccata Festiva for Organ…

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

Marc-André Hamelin in concerts throughout the month

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin earned accolades for a recent Festival performance at La Jolla Music Society: “One moment Hamelin demonically crashed out chords in the lowest register, the next teased out pianissimo plaintive utterances in the treble. He…

The Juilliard String Quartet, 8/28/15. L to R: Ronald Copes, Joseph Lin, Astrid Schween, and Roger Tapping.

Juilliard String Quartet and their 16/17 season!

“Every detail, from technical virtuosity to balance, is set nakedly in front of the listener. And each of these hurdles, big and small, were navigated with grace by these four fine players. The music pulsed…

Michael Stern, conductor. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Michael Stern with the KC Symphony

Conductor Michael Stern took the podium with Yo-Yo Ma and the Boston Symphony for the penultimate concert at Tanglewood this summer in a program of Bernstein, Haydn, John Williams, and Respighi: “The program was designed…

JACK Quartet
JACK Quartet - photo by Shervin Lainez. L to R: Jay Campbell, cello; John Pickford Richards, violin; Christopher Otto, violin; Austin Wulliman, viola.

JACK Quartet welcomes two new members and premieres new works this fall

JACK Quartet began an exciting transition earlier this month as they bade farewell to founding members violinist Ari Streisfeld and cellist Kevin McFarland at the Crested Butte Music Festival on August 5th. New members violinist Austin Wulliman and cellist Jay Campbell join the…

The Juilliard String Quartet, 8/28/15. L to R: Ronald Copes, Joseph Lin, Astrid Schween, and Roger Tapping.

Juilliard String Quartet welcomes cellist Astrid Schween

As the Juilliard String Quartet welcome cellist Astrid Schween, watch her tell how the match was made in this engaging video. The forthcoming season is highlighted by concerts at some of their favorite venues including Alice Tully Hall…

The Heath Quartet - photo by Simon Way
The Heath Quartet - photo by Simon Way. L to R: Chris Murray, cello; Oliver Heath, violin; Sara Wolstenholme, violin; Gary Pomeroy, violia.

The Heath Quartet returns to North American in the fall of 2016, and offers programs and touring times in 2017/2018

The Heath Quartet returns to the Ryedale Festival this week where the late string quartets of Beethoven take center stage. Over the course of four concerts (entitled ‘A Meeting of Minds’), these quartets are heard alongside the poems they…

Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik - photo by Sian Richards.

Tafelmusik brings J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation to the U.S.

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra brings their latest multi-media project J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation to the U.S. for the first time in March 2017.  Tour dates include: February 28 – Oberlin College & Conservatory – Oberlin, OH March 2 – Center…

Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor. Photo by Jimmy Williams.

Welcoming Anthony Dean Griffey

We are delighted to announce that tenor Anthony Dean Griffey has joined the Colbert Artists Management family. A four-time Grammy winner, he has also been praised on the concert stage with The New York Times…

JACK Quartet
JACK Quartet - photo by Shervin Lainez. L to R: Jay Campbell, cello; John Pickford Richards, violin; Christopher Otto, violin; Austin Wulliman, viola.

JACK Quartet in Boston, New York, and elsewhere

The brilliant, questing JACK Quartet is in the midst of a busy stretch, with a recent performance of the “in-the-dark” Haas Quartet No. 3, launching the San Francisco Performances new music series “Pivot.”    “It’s the best kind of…

The Heath Quartet - photo by Simon Way
The Heath Quartet - photo by Simon Way. L to R: Chris Murray, cello; Oliver Heath, violin; Sara Wolstenholme, violin; Gary Pomeroy, violia.

Heath Quartet releases albums, performs at Wigmore, and more

The Heath Quartet, which plays with “a winsome blend of impetuosity and discipline” (The Washington Post), has just completed a stint as Middlebury College‘s first-ever string-quartet-in-residence. The residency featured the Heath performing the six Bartók quartets (which…

Ran Dank at San Miguel de Allende

This weekend, pianist Ran Dank offers two recital programs for San Miguel de Allende. Program 1 includes Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin, and Beethoven; Program 2 is (wholly different) works by Beethoven, Liszt and Rachmaninoff. Watch Dank…

Zuill Bailey, cello
Zuill Bailey, cello. Photo by Diane Sierra.

Zuill Bailey Launched the Northwest Bach Festival this week

This week Zuill Bailey launched the Northwest Bach Festival (where Bailey is Artistic Director), joining the Matt Herskowitz Piano Jazz Trio in an opening-night performance, offering his “Bach’s Lunch” today, and leading chamber concerts through…

Ursula Oppens, piano
Ursula Oppens, piano. Photo by Steve J. Sherman.

Ursula Oppens at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards

Pianist Ursula Oppens strolls the red carpet at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards with her artistic and personal partner Jerome Lowenthal.  Oppens was nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for the Cedille Records release featuring her recording of Frederic Rzewski’s…

Anthony Marwood, violin
Anthony Marwood, violin. Photo by Pia Johnson.

Anthony Marwood in St. Louis, Boston, and Miami Beach

Well established in Europe and Australia as leader/soloist with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Norwegian and Swedish Chamber Orchestras, Camerata Bern, and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Anthony…

Alina Ibragimova, violin
Alina Ibragimova, violin. Photo by Eva Vermandel.

Alina Ibragimova with the Boston Symphony and Montreal Symphony

Alina Ibragimova’s debut performances at the Boston Symphony included the Hartmann Concerto funebre and the Haydn Violin Concerto in C Major: “Ibragimova’s faultlessly elegant playing captured it adroitly.” – The Boston Globe, Feb. 19, 2016…