News
September 15, 2014

Hungarian cellist István Várdai, who will tour with Irish Chamber Orchestra in November 2015, won the top cello prize in Germany's ARD International Competition.

August 15, 2014

The Enso Quartet dropped by IPR's Studio A to perform excerpts from Five Pieces for String Quartet by Erwin Schulhoff.

May 13, 2014

After nearly 30 years of international touring and over 20 recordings on the harmonia mundi label (with over two million albums sold), Anonymous 4 will make the 2015-16 season its last.

 
April 26, 2014

Anonymous 4 Marie et Marion on harmonia mundi debuted at #14 on Billboard's Traditional Classical Albums chart.

April 19, 2014

Jordi Savall discusses his latest project, Bal-Kan: Honey and Blood, in which he delves deeply into the music of the Balkans and uncovers a truly incredible variety.

April 15, 2014

The department of music at Princeton University has chosen So Percussion to be the new Edward T. Cone Performers-in-Residence at the school.

April 8, 2014

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music has announced that the Calder Quartet will be quartet in residence for the 2014-2016 academic years.

March 18, 2014
The Calder Quartet has been named as a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant for 2014. Worth $25,000, the grants give professional assistance to instrumentalists judged to have exceptional career potential.
 
March 18, 2014
World music DJ Betto Arcos is a frequent guest for weekends on All Things Considered, and he's noticed a curious trend recently — something he likes to call "musical encounters." Jordi Savall is a prime example.
March 7, 2014
Cantus stopped by for another visit to Twin Cities Public Television's Almanac in preparation for a new concert series inspired by the works of Anton Dvorak. The performance is streaming here.
February 18, 2014
The Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet visited KUHA FM's Classical Classroom.
January 21, 2014
Guest host Stephen Colbert celebrates a classic by gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
 
January 6, 2014
Cantus was presented by Chamber Music Columbus on September 21, and the Columbus Dispatch remarked on the group's stellar communication.
 
January 6, 2014
Cantus' 2013 recording Song of a Czech: Dvorák and Janácek for Men's Voices made WGBH's "13 Favorites from 2013."
 
December 19, 2013
Imani Winds’ The Rite of Spring has been selected for iTunes Best of 2013. Showcasing picks chosen by the iTunes Editorial team, this feature celebrates the year's best music, TV shows, movies, books, and podcasts.
December 12, 2013
Pianist Gloria Cheng received a Best Classical Instrumental Solo Grammy nomination for her harmonia mundi release The Edge of Light. The Calder Quartet join Cheng on the album in works by Saariaho and Messiaen.
November 20, 2013
One of the classical world's best-known recordings – The Tallis Scholars’ 2005 set for Gimell of works by Allegri and Palestrina, including the former’s Miserere – is coming to Pure Audio Blu-ray at the beginning of December. Gramophone reports here.
November 5, 2013
Cantus visited the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis for the November 2 edition of A Prairie Home Companion.
November 5, 2013
The Enso String Quartet visited KING 5 in Seattle for a brief performance and interview. You can see it here.
October 16, 2013
Cantus will work with Andover choir students on technique and skills.
September 23, 2013
So Percussion is featured on BBC Radio 3 performing the world-premiere of David Lang's man-made with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
September 11, 2013
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the roster for its 2014-15 Mid Atlantic Tours program, and it includes So Percussion.
September 5, 2013
The Grammy-nominated ensemble, Imani Winds, has been appointed Artistic Advisor of Hartt Chamber Music.
 
August 19, 2013
Aaron Concert Artists and Alliance Artist Management are proud to announce that they will be joining forces on a number of tours and special projects in coming seasons.
 
June 19, 2013

Installation artist and percussionist Eli Keszler and So Percussion combine piano wires suspended from the Manhattan Bridge, motors and a small battery of bowed percussion, for a new piece, called Archway, as part of the 2013 Make Music New York celebration.

 
May 23, 2013
Imani Winds visited NPR Music's Tiny Desk to perform Jonathan Russell's arrangement of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the premiere in Paris.
May 13, 2013
Anonymous 4's Susan Hellauer talks about the connection between medieval music and modern, and relates how clerics of the middle ages frequently wrote about non-spiritual topics such as flirting, food, and romantic yearnings. Listen here.
 
May 3, 2013
Imani Winds stopped by the WCSH studio in Portland, Maine prior to their concert with Portland Ovations. Video of the in-studio performance is here.
April 23, 2013
Composer Bear McCreary and the Calder Quartet discuss their collaboration on the score for Da Vinci's Demons. See it here.
April 8, 2013
Imani Winds can be seen performing an excerpt of Mohammed Fairouz's Jebel Lebnan during this profile of the composer on Alhurra TV.
 
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