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Updated Jul 1, 2016

Attempted Murder Charge Against Leipzig Quartet Leader Dropped

Stefan Arzberg is free at last. The  former lead violinist of the Leipzig String Quartet has been prevented from leaving the U.S. for his native Germany for the last 15 months, accused of … »Read

New Artist of the Month:Craig Terry

Craig Terry—music director of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center and arranger and collaborative pianist for the likes of Joyce DiDonato, Patricia Racette, and Stephanie … »Read

Chris Gruits to Helm Penn's Annenberg Center

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, a multi-discipline presenter on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, has appointed Christopher Gruits as its executive and artistic director, … »Read

OPERA America Elects New Chairman

Timothy O’Leary, the savvy, affable general director of the Opera Theater of Saint Louis, has been elected chairman of OPERA America. He succeeds Frayda B. Lindemann, vice president of the … »Read

New Jersey Symphony Taps Aussie as Its CEO

Gabriel van Aalst, chief executive of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields (ASMF), has been announced as the new president and CEO of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, effective next … »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.


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
Christopher Allen, conductor
New Artist of the Month
July 2015
Joseph Dennis, tenor
New Artist of the Month
June 2015

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