Updated Dec 22, 2014

Orchestra London Could Face Bankurptcy

Things are unravelling quickly at Orchestra London (Ontario). Last week, the group disclosed that it ended June 2014 with a deficit of $332,000, which pushed the organization to the brink of … »Read

Ho-hum Un Ballo Opens at Covent Garden

It is just six years since the Royal Opera House last revived a Ballo in Maschera . Now it has a new one, courtesy of a co-production with Scottish Opera and Theater Dortmund, where it played in … »Read

Former SF Symphony Principal Flute Dies

Paul Renzi, longtime principal flute of the San Francisco Symphony, died on Dec. 16 of congestive heart failure. He was 88. Renzi, who retired in 2004, was the last musician to play under Pierre … »Read

Verona Amphitheater to Get $17.5M for Repairs

MILAN  -- Verona's famed amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private … »Read

Pierre Boulez to Get Lifetime Achievement Award

Pierre Boulez, distinguished conductor, composer, father of modernism,  is to be recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Recording Academy – the outfit that bestows the … »Read




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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.

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

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


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


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