Updated Oct 20, 2017

Update on Artist Visas, U.S. Consulates, & Other Sources of Confusion

The following is a slightly edited version of What In the World Is Going on Now? , by GG Arts Law. While the world focuses on various tragedies, disasters, and calamities (both natural and … »Read

Four Opera Stagings in Parma: Traditional to Ingenious to Ridiculous

PARMA, ITALY—As with opera in the rest of Italy, the Parma Verdi Festival has had its ups and downs. On my last visit, in 2008 , things were looking up. A product of the city’s Teatro … »Read

New Hires at the San Diego Symphony

San Diego Symphony has named a new director of artistic planning and a new VP of education and community engagement. In the former role, Clement So leaves the 92nd Street Y after ten years as … »Read

New Concert Hall in Edinburgh Will Be Its First in 100 Years

Fundraising for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s  new concert hall is proceeding apace, with pledges of £20m from the U.K. and Scottish governments and £10 million from the … »Read

Homeless to Shine in Streetwise Opera's Truth About Love

To celebrate its 15 th anniversary, Streetwise Opera will join with musicians from the Royal Northern Sinfonia to premiere Tell Me The Truth About Love in April 2018. The immersive opera features … »Read



Law and Disorder by GG Arts Law

Career Advice by Legendary Manager Edna Landau

Munich Times by Andrew Powell

An American in Paris by Frank Cadenhead


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.

Seth Parker Woods, cellist
New Artist of the Month
October 2017
Afendi Yusuf, clarinetist
New Artist of the Month
September 2017
Reena Esmail, composer
New Artist of the Month
August 2017
Abbie Betinis, composer
New Artist of the Month
July 2017
Stephen Waarts, violinist
New Artist of the Month
June 2017
Jeffrey Gavett, baritone
New Artist of the Month
May 2017
Pene Pati, tenor
New Artist of the Month
April 2017
Mariam Batsashvili, pianist
New Artist of the Month
March 2017
Beste Kalender, mezzo-soprano
New Artist of the Month
February 2017
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist
New Artist of the Month
January 2017
Sarah Tuttle, soprano
New Artist of the Month
December 2016
George Li, pianist
New Artist of the Month
November 2016


Since 1960, each year Musical America honors several outstanding musicians with an award for excellence.


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