Virtual Gala October 21, 2020, at 7PM

Celebrating 20 Years! View the event here on Wednesday. Please support our talented young American conductors. Thank you! All enquiries, please contact Fiona Queen: email fqueen@musicinst.org phone (847) 448-8329

Exciting News!

In this uncertain time defined by COVID -19, the Artistic and Awards Committee and the Board of The Solti Foundation U.S. reviewed the current funding stream of the Foundation and determined that each conductor who received a Solti Foundation U.S. award in 2019 and 2020 would have his/her award increased […]

The Solti Foundation U.S. announces 2018 Career Assistance Awards

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the eight recipients of the 2018 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards. The young conductors hold positions throughout the United States, with posts in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, […]

Roderick Cox Receives 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, announced today the Foundation’s ninth grant, The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, to Roderick Cox, Associate Conductor of the 114-year old Minnesota Orchestra. The $30,000 grant is the largest grant awarded to […]

Kalia to lead Lake George Music Festival

 Roger Kalia (CAA, ’17), cofounder of the Lake George Music Festival, says conducting the festival every summer is the highlight of his year. “Making music with our world class musicians in such a beautiful and serene environment is not only inspiring but also a thrilling experience as a conductor,” […]

Canellakis to lead Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

When Karina Canellakis (Solti, ’16) looks back over the last few years of her whirlwind career, she sees one moment as a turning point. She was the assistant conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the music director, Jaap van Zweden was suddenly unable to conduct the ensemble. Without a single […]