Updated Nov 19, 2018

Machover's Schoenberg in Hollywood Offers Hummable Tunes in 12 Tones

BOSTON—The head of MIT’s Media Lab (and Musical America’s 2016 Composer of the Year) has a new opera—a labor of love, not a response to a commission. After a gestation … »Read

Met and the Bolshoi Stage First Coproductions in 2021-22

At a press conference in Saint Petersburg last week, Bolshoi Director General Vladimir Urin said that the company would be collaborating with the Metropolitan Opera on three new productions in … »(315) 855-1030

2018 Naumburg Violin Competition Winner Named

Seasoned soloist and chamber musician Grace Park has won the top prize in the 2018 Naumburg Violin Competition, one of the five performers in the finals concerts on November 16 at the 92 nd Street … »320-321-7013

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Joseph Conyers, assistant principal bassist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, wants to “use music to create better people." If they also happen to excel as musicians, that’s all to the … »7273273150

Schirmer Acquires the Rights to Florence Price Works

G. Schirmer has acquired the worldwide rights to the works of Florence Price. Born to a middle-class family in Little Rock, AR in 1880, Price was the first African-American woman to have a … »4789233335



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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.

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
Julia Adolphe, composer
New Artist of the Month
December 2017


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