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2017 Recipients of The Lincoln Center Awards for Emerging Artists Announced

CMS Two artists among this year's recipients.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. Each recipient was nominated by one of Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations, acknowledging his or her extraordinary talent and budding career.

Among this years' winners are CMS Two ensemble the Calidore String Quartet, and CMS Two violinst Paul Huang. Two-time Golden Globe winner and Oscar and Tony nominee Sigourney Weaver will host the awards presentation, which will include live and taped performances by the awardees, as well as appearances from Katherine Brown, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes, and Desmond Richardson, on March 1 at 7:00 pm at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.

See the full list of winners and read more about the award ceremony here.

LC Award Winners