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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
CAG is delighted to announce that the Aizuri Quartet, Grand Prize winners at last week’s M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition at the University of Michigan, will be joining the CAG roster. The Aizuri Quartet, formed in 2012 and based in New York City, has received critical acclaim from The New York Times for its “genuinely exciting” and “imaginative” programs and was praised by The Washington […]
Concert Artists Guild is delighted to announce the appointment of pianist Tanya Bannister as President of CAG effective July 1, 2018. She will succeed Richard S. Weinert who is stepping down on June 30 after 18 years. Tanya is like family to CAG, having won CAG’s competition in 2003. In addition to an active performing career, she has […]
Save the Date: CAG’s Rite of Spring Gala on June 5, 2018
CAG and the M-Prize announce a new partnership!