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Updated Apr 27, 2015

$50,000 Tucker Award Winner Announced

Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton has added the 2015 Richard Tucker Award to her trophy case, a $50,000 prize granted annually to an American singer “on the threshold of a major international … »Read

Speight Jenkins Lauded at Internat'l Opera Awards

Winners of the International Opera Awards 2014 were announced last night at London’s Savoy Theater. These awards were launched in 2012 by John Allison, editor of Opera and classical music … »Read

MATA Festival's Finale Was a Grand One

The 2015 MATA Festival roared to a close April 18th with an exhilarating performance by the Talea Ensemble. Founded in 1996 by Lisa Bielawa, Philip Glass and Eleonor Sandresky, MATA (whose … »Read

Giancarlo Guerrero Will Exit Cleveland O Miami

The Cleveland Orchestra will not extend Giancarlo Guerrero's contract as principal guest conductor of its Miami residencies.  His agreement expires March 20, 2016. It’s not entirely … »Read

Houston Symphony Names New GM

The Houston Symphony has a new general manager in Vicky Dominguez, current operations manager for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She’ll start in Houston on May 18, after seven years with the … »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.


Sava Vemic, bass
New Artist of the Month
April 2015
Aleksey Semenenko, violinist
New Artist of the Month
March 2015
Nina Minasyan, soprano
New Artist of the Month
February 2015
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

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