NEWS

Updated Jan 28, 2015

Jonathan Nott to Take Over Suisse Romande

British conductor Jonathan Nott is to be the new music and artistic director of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande as of January 2017. He succeeds Neeme Järvi, who steps down at the end of … »Read

LA Opera Announces 30th-Anniversary Season

Los Angeles Opera opens its 2015-16 season on Sept. 12 when its star general director, Plácido Domingo, sings Gianni Schicchi, his 146th role, in Woody Allen’s 2008 production. … »Read

Dudamel Fellow Named Kapellmeister at Deutsche Oper

Recent Los Angeles Philharmonic Dudamel Fellow Daniel Cohen has been   appointed Kapellmeister at Deutsche Oper Berlin. He succeeds Moritz Gnann and starts next October. Cohen, who … »Read

UK Orchestras to Get a 'Tax Break'

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (pictured) has announced that British orchestras will be getting “tax relief,” the details of which have not yet been … »Read

NYCO Renaissance Sets Its Record Straight

There are two bids now on the table for the assets of the New York City Opera, which include its thrift shop, its donor lists, and its name. They are the NYCO Renaissance group, headed by former … »Read

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HONORS & AWARDS


Each month, Musical America spotlights an important emerging talent. If you haven't heard of the New Artist of the Month before, we predict you will soon.


Francesco Piemontesi, pianist
New Artist of the Month
January 2015
Juan Francisco Gatell, tenor
New Artist of the Month
December 2014
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
New Artist of the Month
November 2014
Julie Adams, soprano
New Artist of the Month
October 2014
Isaac Selya, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2014
Simone Porter, violinist
New Artist of the Month
August 2014
Takaoki Onishi
baritone

New Artist of the Month
July 2014
Omer Meir Wellber
conductor

New Artist of the Month
June 2014
Peabody Southwell
mezzo-soprano

New Artist of the Month
May 2014
Katarina Bradić
mezzo-soprano

New Artist of the Month
April 2014
The Dover Quartet
New Artist of the Month
March 2014
Francesca Rose dePasquale, violinist
New Artist of the Month
February 2014
Maria Perrotta, pianist
New Artist of the Month
January 2014

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Since 1960, each year Musical America honors several outstanding musicians with an award for excellence.
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