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Updated Mar 2, 2015

Kaufmann Cancels Carmen

Jonas Kaufmann is suffering from the flu and has cancelled his performance as Don José in Carmen on March 4 opposite Elina Garanca. His plan, however, is to recover in time for the March 7 … »Read

New Artist of the Month: Aleksey Semenenko

BERLIN—The tension was high at the first International Boris Goldstein Violin Competition in Bern last January. As it turned out, all but one of the winners were students of Zakhar Bron, … »Read

James Conlon to Exit Cincinnati May Fest

James Conlon will step down as music director of the Cincinnati May Festival after the 2016 season; the conductor will have been in the job for 37 years, the longest tenure of any of his … »Read

Cleveland O Principal Viola to Retire--from the Orchestra, That Is

Cleveland Orchestra principal violist Robert Vernon, is to step down from this post in summer 2016; he will have been in the job for 40 seasons, played some 5,000 concerts (120 of them as a … »Read

George London Competition Taps Six Winners

The 44th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition concluded Friday evening at the Morgan Library & Museum, following three days of preliminary auditions by 81 singers, from which 21 … »Read

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HONORS & AWARDS


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.


Aleksey Semenenko, violinist
New Artist of the Month
March 2015
Nina Minasyan, soprano
New Artist of the Month
February 2015
Francesco Piemontesi, pianist
New Artist of the Month
January 2015
Juan Francisco Gatell, tenor
New Artist of the Month
December 2014
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
New Artist of the Month
November 2014
Julie Adams, soprano
New Artist of the Month
October 2014
Isaac Selya, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2014
Simone Porter, violinist
New Artist of the Month
August 2014
Takaoki Onishi
baritone

New Artist of the Month
July 2014
Omer Meir Wellber
conductor

New Artist of the Month
June 2014
Peabody Southwell
mezzo-soprano

New Artist of the Month
May 2014
Katarina Bradić
mezzo-soprano

New Artist of the Month
April 2014
The Dover Quartet
New Artist of the Month
March 2014

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