Musical America names artists of the year

Posted on: November 9, 2010

A report in Tuesday’s (11/9) New York Times states, “Musical America, which publishes the Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts and maintains the Web site, has announced the winners of its 2011 Musical America Awards. Its musician of the year is the violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, soon to begin a season-long stint as artist in residence at the New York Philharmonic. The composer of the year is Thomas Adès; the conductor, Rafael Frühbeck dr Burgos; the vocalist, the baritone Simon Keenlyside; and the educator, Vivian Perlis, the founder of Yale University’s Oral History of American Music. The awards are to be presented at Carnegie Hall on Dec. 13.”

Posted November 9, 2010