Updated Jul 31, 2015

HarrisonParrott Signs Thibaudet, Penderecki

HarrisonParrott has announced that it will take on worldwide representation of pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as of Oct. 1. Thibaudet is among the most acclaimed keyboard artists in the world. He … »Read

Sir Andrew Davis Will Stay On in Melbourne

British conductor Sir Andrew Davis has renewed his contract as chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra through 2019. Davis, also music director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, first … »Read

Philip Glass Converts One of His Non-fans

A book reviewer/musician who was not a particular fan of Philip Glass’s music becomes one after reading the composer’s autobiography, Words without Music. The review, by Glen Roven , … »Read

A Second Opera Company for San Diego

Perhaps the dramatic resurrection of the San Diego Opera convinced them that the community was hungry for the artform. For director Cynthia Stokes and composer, writer, and performer Cory Hibbs … »Read

Cultural Exchange Grants Available from APAP

Members of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) should note that applications for travel grants used for cultural exchange are being accepted for the months of August through … »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.

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

New Artist of the Month
July 2014


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