Updated Sep 26, 2022

Massive Gurrelieder Opens the LPO

LONDON—Last year, Edward Gardner  opened the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s season with Michael Tippett’s glorious, yet rarely performed opera, The Midsummer Marriage . If … »Read

NY Phil & Boston Symphony Name New Players

The New York Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony Orchestra have welcomed new musicians and administrative staff in anticipation of their upcoming 2022-23 seasons.  In New York three … »Read

Another Trophy for Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel—Musical America’s 2013 Artist of the Year , current artistic head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Paris Opera—has been given the fourteenth Glenn Gould Prize, … »Read

17-year-old Takes Top Fritz Kreisler Prize

The tenth International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition, whose three top prize winners performed in a gala in Vienna on September 25, has announced 17-year-old Guido Sant’Anna e Silva of … »Read

Minnesota O Musicians Sign New 4-Year Pact

Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have inked a new four-year collective bargaining agreement that extends through August 31, 2026. The contract smooths the way for the transition from Osmo … »Read

Seasoned Violinist Wins Indianapolis Competition

Twenty-eight-year-old American violinist Sirena Huang has won the 11 th quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, taking home $75,000 along with a recording contract, a … »Read

Boston Lyric Opera Names CEO

The Boston Lyric Opera has named Bradley Vernatter as its general director and CEO, following his two years acting as GD and artistic director. The latter position has been spun off, at … »Read

Opera Philadelphia 'O' Fest Redeux with The Raven

After a two-year hiatus, Opera Philadelphia is back with Festival 022. The opening night was Toshio Hosokawa’s ten-year-old operatic theater piece, The Raven , based on Edgar Allen … »Read

New Live Streaming Platform Launches Tomorrow with Concertgebouw O

Symphony, a new on-demand platform for streaming classical music, launches on Sept. 24 with the season opening of the Concertgebouw Orchestra from Amsterdam. The live concert, the first in a … »Read

Saint Louis Symphony Names Four New Players

As the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) launches its 143 rd season, Music Director Stéphane Denève welcomes four new full-time musicians to the ensemble. Joining as second … »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.

Lauren Fagan, soprano
New Artist of the Month
September 2022
Anna Geniushene, pianist
New Artist of the Month
August 2022
Limmie Pulliam, tenor
New Artist of the Month
July 2022
Julie Roset, soprano
New Artist of the Month
June 2022
Jordan Bak, violist
New Artist of the Month
May 2022
Rupert Boyd, guitarist
New Artist of the Month
April 2022
Lee Mills, conductor
New Artist of the Month
March 2022
Dani Howard, composer
New Artist of the Month
February 2022
Dominick Chenes, tenor
New Artist of the Month
January 2022
Tom Borrow, pianist
New Artist of the Month
December 2021
Jesús Rodolfo, violist
New Artist of the Month
November 2021
Francesca Chiejina, soprano
New Artist of the Month
October 2021


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


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