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Updated Feb 27, 2015

Quinn Kelsey Wins Met's Beverly Sills Award

Baritone Quinn Kelsey, a one time MusicalAmerica.com New Artist of the Month , has received the tenth Beverly Sills Artist Award. The Honolulu native joins a prestigious roster of past recipients … »Read

Korea National Opera General Director Quits

Korea National Opera’s new general director Han Ye-jin has resigned, less than two months into the job . The attractive soprano, 44, apparently faced criticism for her lack of experience in … »Read

The Passenger: A Triumph on All Fronts

CHICAGO--One of the most remarkable aspects of The Passenger , Miecyzslaw Weinberg's haunting 1968 opera about the Holocaust, is its entirely unexpected restraint. Its subject matter, one of … »Read

San Francisco Conservatory Taps Director of Opera

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music has named Jose Maria Condemi (pictured) as director of opera, effective July 1. He succeeds Curt Pajer, the opera program’s music director who has … »Read

Lamentations on the Current House of Graham

NEW YORK -- The Martha Graham Dance Company’s two-week season at The Joyce Theater (Feb. 10-22) resembled not so much a dance company with a core set of aesthetic values, but a house … »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.


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
Omer Meir Wellber
conductor

New Artist of the Month
June 2014
Peabody Southwell
mezzo-soprano

New Artist of the Month
May 2014
Katarina Bradić
mezzo-soprano

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

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