NEWS

Updated Oct 23, 2014

Runnicles to Exit BBC Scottish Symphony

Donald Runnicles will relinquish his post as chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the end of next season. He will have been in the job seven years and will take the title … »Read

The Hideous Language of Klinghoffer's Detractors

Alex Ross, as usual, has done his homework. In his review of/commentary on The Death of Klinghoffer , he recounts very specifically not such much the heinous acts of terrorism portrayed on … »Read

Riccardo Chailly Sashays Into His New Gig

Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly knows that Milan's legendary La Scala opera house, where he takes over as principal conductor in January, is a political and cultural pressure cooker. So he's … »Read

Orlando Arts Center Behind Schedule, Over Budget

Orlando’s $500 million Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is set to open Nov. 6, but much is still left to be done. According to an agreement signed earlier this week, the … »Read

Performers Urge State Support for Ulster Orchestra

Sir James Galway, first artist laureate of the Ulster Orchestra, is one of 30 prominent artists who have signed a letter urging government officials to keep the troubled orchestra from folding. As … »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.


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
Maria Perrotta, pianist
New Artist of the Month
January 2014
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violinist
New Artist of the Month
December 2013
Lisa Chavez, mezzo-soprano
New Artist of the Month
November 2013

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