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YCAT and Concert Artists Guild announce a new partnership

When it comes to developing the careers of emerging young artists in Europe and North America, the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) and New York’s Concert Artists Guild (CAG) share more than a century of experience. Now, following the success of YCAT artists Jamal Aliyev and Tabea Debus at CAG’s most recent competition, the two organizations draw on their combined expertise to launch a new partnership that will allow them to offer young artists unprecedented new transatlantic opportunities, while also growing the resources available to help them.


Ema Nikolovska has won 1st prize at the 53rd IVC in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

On Sunday 24th November, Ema Nikolovksa & Michael Sikich won 1st prize – the Eugène Panebakker LiedDuo Award – at the International Vocal Competition in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The jury members for the final round included Dame Felicity Lott, Jard van Nes, and Graham Johnson. Ema and Michael received the main prize of €7,500.