Updated Feb 21, 2017

Top UK Orchestra to Relocate to Belgium Due to Brexit Concerns

Will Brexit make it difficult for non-British musicians to perform in British orchestras? The European Union Baroque Orchestra, est. 1985, thinks so; it will give its last concert in London on May … »Read

Pablo Heras-Casado to Direct Granada Summer Fest

Pablo Heras-Casado, Musical America’s 2014 Conductor of the Year, has been named director of Granada’s International Festival of Music and Dance, beginning next September for four … »Read

George London Foundation Competition Names Winners

The George London Foundation Awards Competition for young North American singers concluded over the weekend, in the Gilder Lehrman Hall at the Morgan Library & Museum. After three days of … »Read

Fabio Luisi Looks Forward to His New Job with Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Fabio Luisi still holds the title of principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, but you won’t see his name affiliated with any of next season’s productions. The maestro is moving … »Read

National Endowments, Public Broadcasting on Trump's List for Elimination

According to an internal memo obtained by The New York Times , the Trump administration has listed the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the … »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.

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
Pablo Rus Broseta, cond.
New Artist of the Month
October 2016
Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2016
Anthony Barrese, conductor
New Artist of the Month
August 2016
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


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


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