Updated Jan 23, 2019

WFMT Names New VP and General Manager

Chicago-based WFMT, which specializes in classical content, including Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts and such syndicated shows as Exploring Music with McGlaughlin, has a new VP and general … »Read

Joachim Violin Competition Gets New Leadership

Hannover’s triennial Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition has put new leadership in place as it looks to its next competition, in 2021. Violinists Antje Weithaas [pictured] … »Read

Artist Manager Seldy Cramer Trims Her Roster

San Francisco based artist manager Seldy Cramer has informed her clients of her decision to cut back, delivering most of artists into the hands of colleagues while maintaining management of the … »Read

Toronto Arts Center Gets Renamed for the 4th Time

Toronto’s largest performance venue is about to get yet another name. At a Jan. 21 press conference Civic Theaters Toronto announced that it will be partnering with Ontario’s largest … »Read

San Francisco Opera Offers Britten, Bates, and Mozart in 2019-20

Productions of Romeo and Juliet, Billy Budd , and Manon Lescaut , the start of a multi-year project devoted to the Mozart-Da Ponte operas, and the Bay Area premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve … »Read



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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.

Michael Vincent Waller, composer
New Artist of the Month
January 2019
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


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


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