Updated Oct 17, 2014

Gotham Opera Gets Martinu Double Bill Half-right

NEW YORK-- Since 2001, Gotham Chamber Opera, guided by founder and Artistic Director Neal Goren, has been presenting rare small-scale operas at venues all over this city. From its initial … »Read

Atlanta Officials Deny Musicians' Claims of Stalling

There is some dispute as to who is stalling whom in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra negotiations. On Wednesday, the musicians sent a letter to the ASO board claiming WAC officials had succeeded in … »Read

A Few More Orchestral Maneuvers

David Hyslop has certainly found a niche for himself. The longtime Minnesota Orchestra  CEO (1991-2003) - turned - consultant has taken on another interim CEO job, this time with the Stockton … »Read

On the Town Is Back, a Bernstein, Comden & Green Classic

NEW YORK — The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. So what better way to bid farewell to the doomed Spider-Man … »Read

Ulster Orchestra Makes Public Appeal as Deadline Approaches

As reported earlier, the Ulster Orchestra, Northern Ireland’s largest arts organization, is headed for extinction as of Nov. 15 unless new support materializes soon. Yesterday, among … »Read




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'The New Classical' by Christian B. Carey

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‘The Torn Tutu’ by Rachel Straus

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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.

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

New Artist of the Month
July 2014
Omer Meir Wellber

New Artist of the Month
June 2014
Peabody Southwell

New Artist of the Month
May 2014
Katarina Bradić

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
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violinist
New Artist of the Month
December 2013
Lisa Chavez, mezzo-soprano
New Artist of the Month
November 2013


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


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