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We were so inspired by the promising and talented musicians who applied to our competition this year, and are thrilled to share with you the 29 soloists and 6 ensembles that have been selected to continue through to the virtual semifinals! The finalists will be announced in early September and our winners announcement will air online on October […]
Concert Artists Guild stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in protest of racial inequalities and racism which permeate every facet of our society, including the classical music world. CAG supports artists who stand for something. We believe in the power of the arts to reach people and will continue to support artistic […]
Concert Artists Guild has a long history of supporting innovative artists and is excited to continue this tradition with the Richard S. Weinert Award for Innovation in Classical Music. Open to CAG roster artists and alumni, this $5,000 award is given annually to an artist or ensemble with an outstanding proposal for a distinctive project. […]
Album Description DSQ’s second album, Ex Machina, traverses the meditative to the visceral, particle physics to the machine, shades of color to explosive natural events to create an experience that shows the range of music available for the modern saxophone quartet, and the limitless palette of color available to modern composers. Preorder on Bright Shiny Things
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Concert Artists Guild (CAG) and London’s Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) Announce New Partnership
Concert Artists Guild is delighted to announce its new partnership with London’s Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). CAG and YCAT will combine efforts to provide artists with new transatlantic opportunities and resources to further young artists’ careers. CAG and YCAT are confident that our combined expertise can help these young artists navigate and connect cultural […]
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE VERONA QUARTET ON RECEIVING THE 2020 CLEVELAND QUARTET AWARD! We are thrilled to share that the Verona Quartet has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America! Join us in congratulating the Verona Quartet on this wonderful achievement. About the Cleveland Quartet Award Established in 1995, the biennial […]
We are delighted to congratulate the indelible PUBLIQuartet on the nomination of their new CD Freedom and Faith for a 2020 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance! The album was released this year by Bright Shiny Things. Each of the composers on this album claims their seat at the table of history with […]
Concert Artists Guild is thrilled to announce a new prize-partnership with Brevard Music Center. The Brevard Music Center Residency Prize will be awarded to a single winner from the annual CAG competition. We are pleased to announce Jordan Bak, violist and winner of the 2019 CAG competition, as the inaugural recipient of the Brevard Music […]
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CAG is proud to announce four new winners from the 2019 Competition: Turkish cellist Jamal Aliyev American violist Jordan Bak German recorder player Tabea Debus Boston-based piano trio Merz Trio Each of the winners receives management contracts with CAG, including performance opportunities with more than 40 leading orchestras, concert series, and festivals, as well as a New York showcase performance […]
Learn more about CAG’s soloists and ensembles in our new season roster!
CAG is proud to announce that the Argus Quartet will join the BesenArts roster next season for exclusive worldwide representation. The Quartet is also excited to welcome two new members—violinist Giancarlo Latta and violist Maren Rothfritz—to the ensemble. First Prize Winner of the 2017 CAG Competition, the Argus Quartet has toured extensively throughout North America. […]
Concert Artists Guild has a long history of supporting innovative artists. Concert Artists Guild has a long history of supporting innovative artists. This year, CAG is excited to continue this tradition with the new Richard S. Weinert Award for Innovation in Classical Music. Open to CAG roster artists and alumni, this $5,000 award is given […]