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Updated Oct 7, 2022

Where Were the Women Composers, Asks Report

The U.K.-based charitable foundation Donne—Women in Music, an organization dedicated to achieving gender equality in the music industry, has released its latest research in which it analyzes … »Read

Hannigan and Barenboim Head Gramophone Awards 2022

The annual Gramophone Awards have taken place in London, celebrating recordings, artists, ensembles, and labels that have made outstanding contributions to the classical music recording industry … »Read

Pulitzer Prize Winners Explore Ellis Island

Composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell are no strangers to struggling humanity. Their GRAMMY-nominated Sanctuary Road , recorded on Naxos in 2020 with the Oratorio Society of New York … »Read

Philadelphia Orchestra’s Activist Podcast is Back

The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced the third season of its popular monthly podcast HearTOGETHER. Presented in partnership with Kimmel Center, Inc., the program features a mix of artists and … »Read

Health Issues Force Barenboim to Step Back

Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has announced that he will be stepping back from some of his performance activities, especially his conducting engagements, over the coming months to enable … »Read

Reid and Bullock’s New Opera Takes on Oil Giants

A new opera, to be written for Dutch National Opera (DNO) by American composer Ellen Reid and co-creator soprano Julia Bullock, has been nominated for a 100,000 Euro international award. The … »Read

Loy Presides Over a Workaday Tosca in London

LONDON—In the wrong hands, even an expensive-looking production can seem parochial. Take this new Tosca from English National Opera. The settings by distinguished designer Christian Schmidt … »Read

Pappano on Diversity and Royal Opera's New Streaming Plan

Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, has launched its new streaming platform as part of a wide-ranging interview with Nicholas Kenyon for London’s The Telegraph. In … »Read

Seattle Symphony New and Retiring Musicians

The Seattle Symphony has announced the official appointment of four new musicians—including new associate and assistant concertmasters—all of whom made their debuts with the orchestra … »Read

Met to Stream Directly into Homes

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the launch of its new streaming platform, which it hopes will attract opera-lovers unable to reach a cinema to catch its Live in HD simulcasts. The new … »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.


Jonathan Swensen, cellist
New Artist of the Month
October 2022
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

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