Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today the 2018 class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a choreographer bridging the worlds of classical Indian and contemporary dance to one of the new faces of indie film to world-class musicians. Each recipient was nominated by one of Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations, acknowledging his or her extraordinary talent and budding career. The 2018 winners are: pianist Michael Brown (Chamber Music Society); soprano Michelle Bradley (The Metropolitan Opera); filmmaker Eliza Hittman (Film Society of Lincoln Center); corps de ballet member Ashley Hod (New York City Ballet); dancer Davide Riccardo (School of American Ballet); pianist Conrad Tao (The Juilliard School); pianist Isaiah Thompson (Jazz at Lincoln Center); composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir (New York Philharmonic); bass-baritone Davóne Tines (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts); playwright Bryna Turner (Lincoln Center Theater); and dancer and choreographer Preeti Vasudevan (The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts).
The award winners will be celebrated on March 1 at 6:00 pm at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, featuring live performances by several of the Emerging Artists. More information is available at LincolnCenter.org/LCAwards2018.