NEWS

Updated Dec 14, 2018

Hong Kong Phil Taps Seasoned Pro as CEO

Benedikt Fohr is to be chief executive of the Hong Kong Philharmonic as of April 1, succeeding Michael MacLeod who is retiring after eight years. Fohr, 55, has been CEO of the Deutsche Radio … »Read

Longtime UMich Strings Prof on Leave, Accused of Sexual Misconduct

On Monday, an article appeared in The Michigan Daily , UMich’s student newspaper, accusing Stephen Shipps, chair of the strings department and director of the university's strings … »Read

Cleveland O, Saint Paul Chamber O Report Year-end Results

The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018 annual report offers some good news—fundraising and attendance are up—and some not-so-good—the deficit remains and the endowment is flat. The … »Read

Linc Inc Acknowledges Ten Rising Artists

Lincoln Center has announced its Emerging Artist Awards, a kind of broadened version of the Center’s Martin E. Segal Awards, which originated in 1986. Each of the ten winners is chosen by a … »Read

Nancy Wilson, Song 'Stylist' with Old Fashioned Charm, Dies at 81

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died. She was 81. Wilson, who retired from … »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.


Lidiya Yankovskaya, conductor
New Artist of the Month
December 2018
Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
New Artist of the Month
November 2018
Robert Trevino, conductor
New Artist of the Month
October 2018
Nilo Alcala, composer
New Artist of the Month
September 2018
Natalya Romaniw, soprano
New Artist of the Month
August 2018
Hanzhi Wang, accordionist
New Artist of the Month
July 2018
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
New Artist of the Month
June 2018
Louisa Proske, director
New Artist of the Month
May 2018
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

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Since 1960, each year Musical America honors several outstanding musicians with an award for excellence.
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