Updated Apr 30, 2017

Kathleen Battle Story Fraudster Will Go to Jail

NEW YORK (AP) — After initially pleading not guilty , a Broadway producer admitted on Wednesday that he scammed his friends and others into investing more than $165,000 in a nonexistent … »Read

Weill Hall West Names New Executive Director

Jacob Yarrow, a onetime education director for the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), is to be the new executive director for the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University. He … »Read

Norway Opera Music Director, in the Job a Year, Plans to Exit

Norwegian Opera’s incoming Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon, scheduled to start in August, is coming up against major opposition before she even walks in the door. Tasked with making … »Read

American Lyric Theater Names Executive Director

David Rubeo, who since October has been associate director of individual giving for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, is the new executive director of the American Lyric Theater, an … »Read

Tenor Endrik Wottrich Dies at 52

German tenor Endrik Wottrich, best known for his Wagner interpretations, has died suddenly at the age of 52, according to German media reports. No cause of death has been disclosed.   His … »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.

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
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


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


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