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Updated Sep 3, 2015

LA Phil Signs Pact with Avant-garde "Opera Darling"

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has taken another step ahead of the curve, hiring avant-garde opera director Yuval Sharon as its “artistic collaborator,” a newly created post. Together … »Read

Hvorostovsky Returns to the Met Stage

When Dmitri Hvorostovsky first let the world know of his brain tumor in June , he said in a statement that he remained “very optimistic for the future.” Kudos to him for staying the … »Read

Concertgebouw Issues Public Apology to Bernard Haitink

In March of 2014, Bernard Haitink announced that he had severed ties with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam and would be relinquishing his title as honorary conductor. He was the … »Read

'World's Best Conductor & Orchestra'? Sez Who?

A critics’ poll conducted by Bachtrack of the “World’s Best Conductor and Orchestra” ranks the Berlin Philharmonic at the top (No. 1 out of ten), Chicago Symphony in the … »Read

Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Names Music Director

French conductor Alain Altinoglu is to become music director of the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels in January. The post will have been vacant for a year; his predecessor, … »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.


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
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

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