Francisco Fullana receives Avery Fisher Career Grant 2018 (March 2018)
Spanish violinist Francisco Fullana receives an Avery Fisher Career Grant 2018. This has officially been announced by the Avery Fisher Artist Program’s Chairman, Joseph W. Polisi, Nancy Fisher, and Charles Avery Fisher.
The Career Grant performances on March 22, 6 pm are recorded for live webstream (click here) and radio broadcast by WQXR, New York’s classical music station, with host Elliott Forrest, and will air on Tuesday, April 24 at 9 pm on 105.9 FM and www.wqxr.org.
Since 1976, 149 Career Grants have been awarded (including this year’s grants), and all recipients are currently active musicians. Former Career Grant recipients include pianists Jonathan Biss and Yuja Wang, clarinetist Anthony McGill, violinists James Ehnes and Hilary Hahn an cellist Alisa Weilerstein.