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Updated Oct 19, 2017

Homeless to Shine in Streetwise Opera's Truth About Love

To celebrate its 15 th anniversary, Streetwise Opera will join with musicians from the Royal Northern Sinfonia to premiere Tell Me The Truth About Love in April 2018. The immersive opera features … »Read

CDMX: LA Phil's Festive Tribute to Mexico City, Part I

LOS ANGELES—Again, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has ventured where few American symphony orchestras would dare go, this time by staging a festival devoted to music from Mexico City. Again, … »Read

Pressure from Students Sees Conductor 'Relieved of His Duties'

Three weeks after a glowing profile in the Brown Daily Herald , Brown University’s daily newspaper, the same outlet reports that conductor Brandon Keith Brown, named Visiting Professor of … »Read

Canadian Opera Co. Extends Gen'l Director 9 Years, Reports Surplus

Canadian Opera Company has extended General Director Alexander Neef’s contract through the 2025/2026 season, which is hardly surprising given the company’s latest financials: For the … »Read

Dust-up Over FF Jenkins Script: Collaboration or 'Supportive Girlfriend'?

Who wrote the script for the Hollywood hit Florence Foster Jenkins is at issue in a London courtroom. The 2016 musical comedy-drama, starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant and directed by Stephen … »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.


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
George Li, pianist
New Artist of the Month
November 2016

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