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Dissolving Barriers: A Q&A with Claire Chase

Flutist Claire Chase describes herself as “a soloist, collaborative artist, curator, and advocate for new and experimental music.” First Prize winner of the 2008 CAG Competition, Claire was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2012, and became the first flutist to ever win the Avery Fisher Prize in 2017. She is the founder of non-hierarchical artist […]

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YooJin Jang and Renana Gutman perform at Weill Recital Hall

Violinist and 2017 CAG Competition winner YooJin Jang made her Weill Recital Hall debut on April 16, performing with pianist Renana Gutman. The played works by Bach, Corigliano, and Schumann to a packed and appreciative audience. It was a fantastic ending to CAG’s Carnegie Hall series for the 2018-19 season!  

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CAG Artists on Tour April

 Argus Quartet performs at Chamber Music Society of Detroit, joined by Yoonah Kim and the Juilliard Quartet Thursday, April 11 at 12:00 pm- Argus Quartet with Yoonah Seaholm High School, Birmingham MI Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 pm- Argus Quartet and Juilliard String Quartet Schaver Recital Hall, Wayne State University, Detroit more information PUBLIQuartet returns […]

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Dominic Cheli performs at Weill Recital Hall

CAG pianist Dominic Cheli performed works by Carl Vine, Scriabin, Brahms, Liszt, and a new commission by David Hertzberg to an audience featuring many of his supporters from all over the US. What a fantastic concert!  

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CAG honors flutist Claire Chase

Renowned flutist Claire Chase, First Prize winner of the 2008 CAG Competition, went on to win a 2012 MacArthur “genius grant” and became the first-ever flutist awarded the Avery Fisher Prize in 2017. Claire’s impeccable playing, unique collaborative spirit, and devotion to social justice have made her “the most important flutist of our time,” according […]

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CAG Artists on Tour in March

LISTEN CONNECT JOIN US! March 2019 Calmus returns for Northeast tour, including concerts In Newport, RI; Princeton, NJ and Manhattan  Friday, March 1 at 7 pm- Newport Music Festival Chamber Music Series, RI more information Monday, March 4 at 7:30 pm- Music Mondays, NYC Advent Lutheran Church (2504 Broadway) more information Tuesday, March 5 at […]

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CAG archives: early support for African-American singers

by Elena Goukassian In the early days of the organization’s existence, Concert Artists Guild offered important career opportunities to some of the most talented African-American opera singers of the postwar era. In the 1950s and early 1960s, several of these extraordinary singers won CAG’s annual competition, going on to perform in opera houses and concert […]

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CAG welcomes back alumni for wind-centered concert

CAG’s Prevailing Winds concert was a great success! An enthusiastic audience braved the snow and sleet to hear music from CAG alumni Imani Winds, Peter Kolkay (bassoon), Tanya Bannister (piano), Tom Gallant (oboe), and current roster ensemble PUBLIQuartet. Thanks to all for a fantastic night!

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CAG Artists on Tour February

LISTENCONNECTJOIN US! February 2019 Verona Quartet makes debut for Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Series – Sunday Morning Coffee Concerts at Walter Reade Theater Sunday, February 24 at 11 am – Walter Reade Theater, NYC more information Yoonah Kim tours Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time with Stefan Jackiw (violin), CAG alum Jay Campbell (cello) and Conrad […]

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CAG Artists on Tour January

#CAG Tours: Artists on the road in January!

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CAG Artists on Tour in December

#CAGTours: Artists at home and on the road in December!

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Argus Quartet debut a great success!

Congratulations to the Argus Quartet for their debut recital at Weill Recital Hall last night! The ensemble performed works by Haydn, Janáček, Juri Seo, Christopher Theofanidis, and Ted Hearne to a packed and appreciative audience. Well done!  

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CAG Artists on Tour in November

#CAGTours: Artists at home and on the road in November!

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CAG Artists on Tour in October

#CAGTours: Artists at home and on the road in October!

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