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Updated Sep 29, 2016

Preview of Chicago Lyric's New Ring: Part I, the Director's First

CHICAGO--On Oct. 1, Lyric Opera of Chicago takes its fourth plunge in Wagner’s mythic Rhine River, opening its 2016-17 season with Das Rheingold , the first opera in the company’s new … »Read

League Launches $4.5 Million Fund for Orchestras that Innovate

In a re-granting program paid for by the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, the League of American Orchestras has launched the American Orchestras’ Future Fund, making a total of $4.5 … »Read

Drabinsky, Convicted Felon, Is Headed to Broadway

Proving that you don’t have to be a feline to have nine lives,  Garth Drabinsky is back. Having spent a few years in jail for fraud, the Canadian co-founder of Livent, Inc., producer of … »Read

Violinist Andrea Tacchi Dies at 63

Italian violinist Andrea Tacchi, a frequent guest first violinist with Filarmonica della Scala, has died at the age of 63. He had been concertmaster of Orchestra della Toscana since its inception … »Read

CAMI Signs Mahler Competition Winner

Kachun Wong, 30-year-old conductor from Singapore and a protégé of the late Kurt Masur, is among the first new artists to be signed for general management to the  newly formed … »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.


Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2016
Anthony Barrese, conductor
New Artist of the Month
August 2016
Craig Terry, conductor/pianist
New Artist of the Month
July 2016
Kah Chun Wong, conductor
New Artist of the Month
June 2016
Verona Quartet
New Artist of the Month
May 2016
Simone Rubino, percussionist
New Artist of the Month
April 2016
Michael Gilbertson, composer
New Artist of the Month
March 2016
Pam Tanowitz, choreographer
New Artist of the Month
February 2016
Tobias Greenhalgh, baritone
New Artist of the Month
January 2016
James Darrah, director
New Artist of the Month
December 2015
Rene M. Orth, composer
New Artist of the Month
November 2015
Sam Suggs, double bass
New Artist of the Month
October 2015
Mirga Grazinyté-Tyla, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2015
Tansel Akzeybek, tenor
New Artist of the Month
August 2015

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