Updated Jul 6, 2022

Covid-19 Fells Teatro Nuovo

Teatro Nuovo, Will Crutchfield’s fledging opera company specializing in bel canto repertoire, has cancelled its upcoming performances (July 9-14) of Rossini’s Maometto Secondo and … »Read

At Glyndebourne: A Stylish, if Rather Busy, Alcina

LONDON--It may not have the most profound of plots, but Alcina contains some of Handel's greatest music. For Glyndebourne’s first staging of the opera, which opened July 2, the company has … »Read

Conductors on the Move

Michael Repper has added yet another podium to his collection, having just been named music director and conductor of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. The 31-year-old California native is also … »Read

A Half-century Later, Pivotal New Music Group Calls It Quits

After 52 years, Boston Musica Viva (BMV), the city’s premier purveyor of contemporary music, is closing up shop. The reason—the incapacity of the group’s founder, Richard … »Read

Atlanta Symphony Musicians/Management on a Roll

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has announced a new three-year labor agreement with its musicians and its eighth consecutive balanced budget. The agreement includes salary raises for the … »Read

Carlo Rizzi Re-ups with Opera Rara

Carlo Rizzi, among the foremost international opera conductors, has renewed his contract as artistic director of Opera Rara through June 2025, the extension of a relationship that dates to 2019 … »Read

San Antonio Symphony Owes $10M to Musicians' Pension Fund

According to its bankruptcy filing, the nonprofit board that ran the now-defunct San Antonio Symphony owes more than $10 million to the pension fund of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM). … »Read

New Orchestra Executives:
SF Bay Area, Detroit, Toronto

Kate Kammeyer is the new executive director of the Berkeley (CA) Symphony succeeding Jim Tibbs, who is retiring after three years in the job. Kammeyer is the former senior VP and general manager … »Read

Pittsburgh Fest Opera Skips Season to Save $$

The Pittsburgh Festival Opera (PFO), the smaller of the city’s two opera companies, is gambling that its decision not to mount any complete productions this summer will ultimately lead to … »Read

Neue Stimmen Competition Winners Named

The finals of the 19 th International Singing Competition Neue Stimmen, June 26-30 in Gütersloh’s Stadthalle, have been won by Italian soprano Francesca Pia Vitale and Spanish baritone … »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.

Limmie Pulliam, tenor
New Artist of the Month
July 2022
Julie Roset, soprano
New Artist of the Month
June 2022
Jordan Bak, violist
New Artist of the Month
May 2022
Rupert Boyd, guitarist
New Artist of the Month
April 2022
Lee Mills, conductor
New Artist of the Month
March 2022
Dani Howard, composer
New Artist of the Month
February 2022
Dominick Chenes, tenor
New Artist of the Month
January 2022
Tom Borrow, pianist
New Artist of the Month
December 2021
Jesús Rodolfo, violist
New Artist of the Month
November 2021
Francesca Chiejina, soprano
New Artist of the Month
October 2021
Martin García García, pianist
New Artist of the Month
September 2021
Tianxu An, pianist
New Artist of the Month
August 2021


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