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Pierre Boulez Concert Hall Opens in Berlin

Designed by Frank Gehry, the new concert hall has seating for 700 and offers a range of possibilities with its elliptical shape and flexible stage design.

Christie’s Tours $60m Stradivarius and Guarneri 'del Gesu' Italian Instruments for Sale.

The Art of Music' sale features seven violins and one cello from a private European collection.

Mitsuko Uchida and Sylvie Guillem Win 2015 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award.

In addition to a gold medal and a testimonial letter, the prestigious award also brings with it 15 million yen (approximately $122,000).

First BMW Art Journey Goes to Hong Kong Artist and Composer Samson Young

The Hong Kong-based artist’s fascination with military technology and his training as a composer serve as the basis for his sonic documentation of war zones.

Famous Bach Portrait Returns to Germany After 265 Years

Valued at US$2.5 million, the portrait is an icon of music history and, to judge by the sources, is the only true portrayal of the composer.

Esa-Pekka Salonen Awarded US Prize for Musical Composition

The $100,000 cash prize includes a residency at Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois and performances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Charles Ives's Connecticut Studio Recreated in New York City

Leonard Bernstein called the American composer Charles Ives, "Our first really great composer...our Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson of music."

Benjamin Britten: A Life in Pictures

A new exhibition of personal snapshots on view at the National Portrait Gallery in London documents the life of the British composer.

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2008 Bach Competition Winners Announced

Altogether, 95 musicians from 23 countries competed in the categories organ, voice and violoncello/ baroque violoncello to win the coveted title.

A Happy Reunion of Bach Materials

The far-flung components of a Bach cantata — score, performing parts and libretto — are reunited in an exciting new limited edition from the Bach Archive Leipzig. Also, a CD Tip on Austrian pianist Till Fellner.

Alan Gilbert Named Conductor Laureate of RSPO

In the more than 100-years-long history of the Swedish orchestra, the American conductor Alan Gilbert is only the third conductor awarded this title.
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