Updated Apr 28, 2015

Sir Roger Norrington to Exit Zurich Chamber Orch

With the Zurich Chamber Orchestra’s appointment of violinist Daniel Hope as music director official today, it appears that Roger Norrington will be stepping down as principal conductor, a … »Read

At WhiteboxLab, a Different Sort of Handel Orlando

In Ariosto’s Renaissance epic poem Orlando Furioso , Orlando (Roland) goes insane on learning that the Princess Angelica of Cathay has fallen in love with Medoro, who has carved her name on … »Read

Broadway's Tony Nominations Announced

The 69 th annual Tony Award nominations were announced early this morning, a list of candidates to fill 24 categories, put together by about 40 theater professionals. The new staging of the 1950s … »Read

Is There a Doctor in the (Opera) House?

The Metropolitan Opera’s doctors-on-call are the subject of a feature in today’s New York Times . Using as a jumping-off point Diana Damrau’s text of “I have no … »Read

Warner Music Head Named Wealthiest Man in the U.K.

Leonard Blavatnik, the Ukraine-born, U.S.-educated (Harvard and Columbia) owner of the Warner Music Group, has made it to the top slot of the London Sunday Times rich list, having increased his … »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.

Sava Vemic, bass
New Artist of the Month
April 2015
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

New Artist of the Month
July 2014
Omer Meir Wellber

New Artist of the Month
June 2014
Peabody Southwell

New Artist of the Month
May 2014
Katarina Bradić

New Artist of the Month
April 2014


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


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