Updated Jan 21, 2018

Teatro Regio Futuristic Set Piece Falls, Injuring Choristers

MILAN--A performance of Turandot at the Teatro Regio, Torino ended early last night when a piece of the set fell to the ground, injuring two chorus members. The curtain had just closed on the … »Read

LA Opera in 2018-19: Satyagraha Goes West

The San Francisco and Los Angeles operas announced their 2018-19 seasons within 24 hours of each other this week, each notable in its own way, with the former’s conductor lineup far more … »Read

Director of London's Southbank Center Resigns

Jude Kelly, Director of the Southbank Center since 2006, is stepping down to focus on the Women of the World (WOW) festival she founded in 2010. Since its launch, there have been more than 40 WOW … »Read

Anshel Brusilow, Former Philly Concertmaster, Dallas Music Director, Has Died

Anshel Brusilow, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s music director in the early 1970s and subsequently head of orchestra programs at the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist … »Read

On the Road Again: Minnesota O Headed to South Africa

Apparently not content with being the first U.S. orchestra to visit Cuba after President Obama re-opened the door, the Minnesota Orchestra will next August become the first professional U.S. … »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.

Lucy Dhegrae, vocalist
New Artist of the Month
January 2018
Julia Adolphe, composer
New Artist of the Month
December 2017
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


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