Updated Sep 30, 2022

New World Symphony Names Artistic Director

French conductor Stéphane Denève will succeed Michael Tilson Thomas as artistic director of the New World Symphony as of the 2022-23 season. MTT, who cofounded NWS with Ted and Lin … »Read

Toronto Symphony Shakes Off Decades-long Deficit

This year’s annual meeting of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra was cause for celebration, as the ensemble announced that the conclusion of its 2021/22 season brought with it the elimination of … »Read

Antony and Cleopatra at SFO: John Adams in His Prime

SAN FRANCISCO  — John Adams has not tired of defying expectations. Nowhere is this more evident than in his works for the stage, which tend to trigger the most heated, even … »Read

Borda Comes Back to Conquer and Succeeds

If at first you don’t succeed…. In 1999, after eight years at the head of the New York Philharmonic, Deborah Borda decamped for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, convinced that a makeover … »Read

New in the Concertmaster Chair(s)

The Manchester-based Hallé orchestra, Mark Elder music director, has brought on a new leader, or concertmaster, to succeed Lyn Fletcher, who left in 2019 after over 20 years in the job. He … »Read

Apple Classical Prepares to Launch

Apple is said to be nearing the release of Apple Music Classical, its standalone music streaming app promised for a 2022 introduction. In August 2021 the tech giant bought the classical music … »Read

Opening Night Fall '22: Radvanovsky Sets the Met Afire

The title role of Medea must be one of opera’s most challenging, and when Cherubini’s 1797 work finally arrived at the Met Opera on Tuesday for the beginning of the company’s 137 … »Read

Yuval Sharon Lauded on '2022 TIME100 Next' List

Time magazine has named director Yuval Sharon to its “2022 TIME100 Next”  list, which it defines as “100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future of business, … »Read

Interview Catches Muti in a Post-concert Mood

Following a concert with the Vienna Philharmonic in Salzburg’s Grosses Festspielhaus last month, the 81-year-old maestro Riccardo Muti sat for an interview with Die Zeit . Reminded that he … »Read

San Antonio Phil Purchases Assets of Its Predecessor, Including Library

The newly formed  San Antonio Philharmonic has purchased the assets of the defunct San Antonio Symphony with unspecified financial resources made available by David Wood and Colette Holt, and … »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


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