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Updated Aug 3, 2015

Cleveland O Names Executive Director

André Gremillet, current managing director of the Melbourne Symphony, former executive director of the New Jersey Symphony, is to succeed Gary Hanson as executive director of the Cleveland … »Read

John Kieser Takes New Post at New World Symphony

John Kieser, for 30 years affiliated with the San Francisco Symphony as operations manager and then general manager, has moved into the newly created position of executive VP and provost of the … »Read

New Artist of the Month: Tenor Tansel Akzeybek

BERLIN—With a piercing lyric tenor and an easy facility with directors’ zaniest demands, Tansel Akzeybek stands out as one of the Komische Oper ensemble’s strongest, not to … »Read

Executive Director Who Fired Music Director Is Fired Himself

San Luis Obispo (CA) Symphony is cleaning house.  In May, the board of directors fired Michael Nowak , its music director of 31 years, without explanation. And on Friday, Executive Director … »Read

Australian String Quartet Names New Members

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) has named two new members to succeed violinists Kristian Winther and Ioana Tache, a husband-and-wife team that resigned last year due to artistic differences. … »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.


Tansel Akzeybek, tenor
New Artist of the Month
August 2015
Christopher Allen, conductor
New Artist of the Month
July 2015
Joseph Dennis, tenor
New Artist of the Month
June 2015
Mark Grisez, trumpet
New Artist of the Month
May 2015
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

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