News & Events
Concert Artists Guild is proud to continue our strong tradition of supporting innovative artists by announcing a new award, open to both current CAG roster artists and alumni. The $5,000 Richard S. Weinert Award for Innovation in Classical Music will be given to an artist or ensemble with an outstanding proposal for a distinctive project. […]
We are delighted to congratulate our wonderful new Aizuri Quartet (2018 M-Prize Grand Prize winner) on the nomination of their new CD Blueprinting for a 2019 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance! Released just this fall by New Amsterdam Records, this distinctive album features premiere recordings of new works written for the Aizuri […]
Becoming a Musical Citizen of the World: an interview with CAG President Tanya Bannister in Interlude “With the current political situations around the world, music has the opportunity to help with the difficult questions, to create communication in a world where language divides too many, to smooth over the fractures in society, and realign the […]
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Guitarist JIJI makes her Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium debut on December 2nd with the New York Youth Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of light, beloved by First Music commission award winner Natalie Dietterich. Marking the 35th Anniversary of the NYYS First Music commissioning program, the piece is the first guitar concerto featuring both solo […]
The chamber ensemble Frisson has selected CAG Artist Sam Suggs as its first Composer-in-Residence. Sam is the bassist with Frisson and was named CAG’s New Music/New Places Fellow at the 2016 CAG Competition. Applauded by The Strad for his “brilliant and compelling programming,” Sam received an award for Extraordinary Creativity at the 2017 Bradetich Foundation International Double […]
CAG has welcomed two solo artists and one ensemble to its roster as a result of the 2018 Victor Elmaleh Competition. The First Prize was awarded to pianist Yinuo Wang, 22. Management prizes were awarded to percussionist Dmitrii Nilov, 26 and multi-string quartet Invoke. Invoke was also designated as a New Music/New Places ensemble. All […]
We are nearing the end of another successful and exciting season at CAG! Three new artists joined our roster following the 2017 Competition and we also welcomed the Aizuri Quartet to the roster as a result of our new partnership with the M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre […]
The annual Rite of Spring benefit was a huge success! It was a fantastic evening—honoring CAG’s President of 18 years, Richard S. Weinert, with lively, spellbinding performances, artist tribute toasts, and heartfelt remarks throughout the evening. We were able to raise a record amount through this year’s event—more than $300,000!!!—and all our guests and supporters helped to ensure that. […]
Meet the musicians for CAG’s Rite of Spring on June 5!
Donald Sinta Quartet Awarded Gold Medal at the 45th Annual Fischoff Chamber Music Competition