Evening to Celebrate Awardees, Nominated by Lincoln Center’s Resident Organizations,
Sponsored by The Movado Group Foundation
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, February 27 at 7:00 pm
FROM THE FOLKS AT LINCOLN CENTER — Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today the 2019 class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse and exceptional talents. Each recipient was nominated by one of Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations, acknowledging their extraordinary talent and promising career. The 2019 winners are: singer and actress Mikaela Bennett (The Juilliard School); dancer Savannah Durham (School of American Ballet); composer and sound artist Ashley Fure (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic); actor Nadine Malouf(Lincoln Center Theater); bassist Endea Owens (Jazz at Lincoln Center); soprano Gabriella Reyes (The Metropolitan Opera); musician Adam Tendler (The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts); dancer Sebastian Villarini-Velez (New York City Ballet); filmmaker Eduardo Williams (Film Society of Lincoln Center); and violinist Angelo Xiang Yu (The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center). Each of the awardees will receive $7,500 to be used for career advancement.
In addition, several of the recipients will be acknowledged with named awards. Nadine Malouf and Angelo Xiang Yu will each receive a Martin E. Segal Award, which has annually recognized two artists of exceptional talent early in their careers since 1986. Ashley Fure will receive the Hunt Family Award, presented to the Emerging Artist nominated by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and Savannah Durham will receive the Herbert Family Dance Award, presented to the nominee from the School of American Ballet.