Updated May 29, 2020

Artistic Director of Lincoln Center to Exit After 27 Years

Jane Moss, artistic director of the presenting arm of Lincoln Center—which includes Mostly Mozart, Great Performers, the White Light Festival, and more—will step down from her post on … »Read

Four European Orchestras, Back on Stage--Cautiously

As parts of Europe emerge from the lockdown, a few, largely state-supported orchestras are taking baby steps back to the concert hall. In Berlin, where restaurants are open for dining in, the … »Read

Catching up on Artist Management Moves

Masaaki and Masato Suzuki, respectively the founder and principal conductor of Bach Collegium Japan , have joined HarrisonParrott for general management. They previously were with Hazard Chase, … »Read

'Rescue and Restart': Australian Arts Groups Get $50M

Many of Australia’s largest performing arts organizations are posed to benefit from an infusion of $50m from the state of New South Wales (NSW)to offset losses incurred during the pandemic. … »Read

The 'Philadelphia Orchestra Channel' Comes to Penn Med Hospitals

The Philadelphia Orchestra is doing its part to make time spent in the hospital less onerous during the coronavirus pandemic. Patients and health-care workers at Penn Medicine’s six sites … »Read

2020 BBC Proms to Plumb the Archives

The 125 th edition of the Proms—scheduled for July 17 through September 12—will adopt a unique approach to accommodate the threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. “This year it is … »Read

Bard, Bridgehampton Festivals Postponed to 2021

The Bard Music Festival/Bard SummerScape has officially been cancelled. In a letter to patrons sent out yesterday, organizers explained that the planned offerings between June 26 and August 16 had … »Read

Members of Baylin Artists Roster Move to Alliance Artists Mgmt

In February, even before COVID-19 caused the shutdown of the live, in-person performing arts world, Marc Baylin announced that, after nearly 40 years in the business, he would be closing shop at … »Read

Met Extends Student Streams to an Online Summer Camp

On June 15, the Metropolitan Opera will launch a free eight-week Global Summer Camp. Each week will feature an opera from the Met’s archive complemented by hands-on creative projects; … »Read

Conductor Joel Revzen Dies at 74

Joel Revzen, staff conductor for the Metropolitan Opera, died on May 25, from complications from the coronavirus. He was 74. He made his Met conducting debut in 2017, with Eugene Onegin starring … »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.

Stella Chen, violinist
New Artist of the Month
May 2020
Theo Hoffman, baritone
New Artist of the Month
April 2020
Zack Winokur, director
New Artist of the Month
March 2020
John Brancy, baritone
New Artist of the Month
February 2020
Maxim Lando, pianist
New Artist of the Month
January 2020
Hao Zhou, violinist
New Artist of the Month
December 2019
Michele Gamba, conductor
New Artist of the Month
November 2019
Lucia Lucas, baritone
New Artist of the Month
October 2019
María Dueñas, violinist
New Artist of the Month
September 2019
Elena Schwarz, conductor
New Artist of the Month
August 2019
Salome Jicia, soprano
New Artist of the Month
July 2019
Gabriella Smith, composer
New Artist of the Month
June 2019


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