Updated Apr 20, 2018

Former IMG Artists COO to HarrisonParrott

Lorna Aizlewood is the new COO of HarrisonParrott, effective immediately. The former COO and general counsel of IMG Artists will be based in HP’s London office. She reports directly to … »Read

Turin's Teatro Regio Intendant Exits Early; Noseda's Future Unclear

MILAN--The superintendent of Turin's Teatro Regio Walter Vergnano has resigned after 19 years in the role. He terminates his contract 15 months before its expiry date. "Don't search for … »Read

Proms 2018 Takes a Giant Rep Step Toward Gender Balance

The 2018 season at the Proms celebrates a triptych of centennials—the birth of Leonard Bernstein, the end of World War I, and women’s suffrage in the U.K. David Pickard, director of … »Read

Wolf Trap Taps Wu Han as Advisor to Chamber Music

Pianist and chamber music guru Wu Han is to serve as artistic advisor to Wolf Trap’s “Chamber Music at the Barns,” an October-May series  at the Wolf Trap Foundation in … »Read

Competitions and Award Winners

Two months after the abrupt resignation of its artistic director, Fabio Luisi, the Paganini International Violin Competition in Genoa, Italy, concluded on Saturday with a new crop of winners. … »Read



Law and Disorder by GG Arts Law

Career Advice by Legendary Manager Edna Landau

An American in Paris by Frank Cadenhead


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.

Alexi Kenney, violinist
New Artist of the Month
April 2018
Russian Renaissance
New Artist of the Month
March 2018
Abigail Kent, harpist
New Artist of the Month
February 2018
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


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