Calidore String Quartet to Receive Lincoln Center Emerging Artists Award

02.15.17
Calidore String Quartet
Lincoln Center News

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. Each recipient was nominated by one of Lincoln Center's eleven resident organizations, acknowledging his or her extraordinary talent and budding career.  ... »

Congratulations to our 2017 Grammy Award Winners

02.13.17
James Conlon, Giancarlo Guerrero, Ludovic Morlot, Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble , Nashville Symphony , Patricia Racette, Ian Bostridge, Lucas Meachem
Grammy Awards

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (Sing Me Home)

BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM: Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony, Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer (Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L'instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL: Mark Donahue & Fred Vogler, engineers, James Conlon, Patricia Racette, Lucas Meachem, Guanqun Yu, Joshua Guerrero,Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer, LA Opera Chorus & Orchestra (Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles)

BEST OPERA RECORDING: James Conlon, conductor; Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer, LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus (Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles)

BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO: Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor, Nashville Symphony (Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway)

BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM: Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist, Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker (Shakespeare Songs)

BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM: Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer (Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle) 

BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION: Michael Daugherty, composer, Zuill Bailey, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony (Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway) ... »

Carmen: Bizet's Famous Femme Fatale

02.07.17
Asher Fisch
WQXR

The 1875 premiere of Carmen at the Opera Comique in Paris was met with shocked gasps and raised eyebrows. Both the story and its seductive heroine were shockingly risque for the audience and the critics in attendance. But the genius of Bizet's music was irrepressible, and the opera was a resounding success within a few short months. It remains among the most-performed operas in history.   ... »