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Updated Nov 17, 2017

A Lincoln Center Festival Farewell, from Its First Director

The official announcement of the demise of the Lincoln Center Festival was not unexpected, ever since its director, Nigel Redden, was let go this summer. But it was still sad, at least for some of … »Read

George Steel to Curate Programming in Boston

Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will promote George Steel, visiting curator for performing arts since March, to curator, effective in January. Steel, general manager of the New York … »Read

Los Angeles Phil Picks Seasoned Exec to Succeed Borda

Simon Woods, president and CEO of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (SSO) since 2011, is to succeed Deborah Borda with the same title at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, effective on January 22. Gail … »Read

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes: Piggyback Ride to Nowhere New

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 classic film The Red Shoes was a surprise hit with audiences because of its sheer style: a technicolor phantasmagoria of blood reds and oceanic … »Read

One More Deck Chair on the Titanic: David Stearns to Exit Philly Inquirer

David Patrick Stearns is leaving The Philadelphia Inquirer after 17 years as one of two classical music writers; the other one, Peter Dobrin, appears to be safe—for the time being. As … »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.


Taylor Marino, clarinetist
New Artist of the Month
November 2017
Seth Parker Woods, cellist
New Artist of the Month
October 2017
Afendi Yusuf, clarinetist
New Artist of the Month
September 2017
Reena Esmail, composer
New Artist of the Month
August 2017
Abbie Betinis, composer
New Artist of the Month
July 2017
Stephen Waarts, violinist
New Artist of the Month
June 2017
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

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