A Conversation with the Dover Quartet The young Dover Quartet won not only the Grand Prize but all three Special Prizes at the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and received top prizes at the Fischoff and the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competitions. Originally formed at the Curtis Institute of Music, the group … Read more
United KingdomRemembering LyndonJenkins (1938-2014): A Leading Player on the Concert Scene
Birmingham’s Symphony Hall opened in April 1991 and the following year Lyndon Jenkins joined the management team as Special Projects Manager. Although he retired from this position in 2004, he was retained until recently as Music Adviser.
Stars in the Making 1: Luis Gomes (tenor) interviewed by Margarida Mota Bull
The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme of the Royal Opera House is designed to support the artistic development of young professional singers, conductors, directors and répétiteurs, as per information kindly provided by the Administrator. The Young Artists are salaried company members, who work at the opera house on a full-time basis over a two-year period. Each artist is given the opportunity to work on productions for The Royal Opera. They also receive coaching in all opera disciplines, including music, languages, movement and acting from a wide range of freelance coaches, as well as guidance in related issues and career development. Portuguese tenor Luis Gomes and Brazilian baritone Michel de Souza are two of the artists currently in the programme.