Monday, October 25, 2010

EVENTS @ PEABODY WEEK OF OCTOBER 25

Phillip KolkerPeabody's Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series continues this Wednesday, Oct. 27,  at 8 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, with a faculty chamber music concert featuring Marina Piccinini, flute; Jane Marvine, oboe; Steven Barta, clarinet; Phillip Kolker (shown), bassoon; Philip Munds, horn; and Lura Johnson, piano. On the program are Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet, Op. 100, and works by Schmitt, Villa-Lobos, and Ewazen. Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID. To purchase tickets, call the Peabody Box Office at 410.234.4800.

Monday, October 25, at 7:30 PM
Peabody Opera Workshop will present Puccini Plus, a staging of the one-act operas Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Stage direction is by Garnett Bruce and music direction by Eileen Cornett. Part of Free Fall Baltimore, the event is free, but advance tickets are required. To reserve tickets, call the Peabody Box Office at 410,234.4800.
Also this Week
The Music of Louis Andriessen, a free concert on Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 PM, will be presented by the Conservatory's music theory department in Peabody's Leith Symington Griswold Hall. The works to be performed are Image de Moreau...miserere..., Hout, XENIA and M is for Man, Music, Mozart. Andriessen is currently at Peabody for a weeklong residency.

Faculty artist Gary Louie, saxophone, will perform with Kirsten Taylor, piano, as part of the Peabody Spotlight series at the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus on Wednesday, October 27, at noon. The free recital will take place at Turner Auditorium, East Monument Street (between North Broadway and Rutland Avenue).

This week's free Thursday Noon Recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall will showcase the percussion department. Tomasz Kowalczyk, Kei Maeda, SuShu and Georgi Videnov will perform Paul Lansky's Suite from Threads; Wanlu Ma will perform Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007; Terry Sweeney will perform Ross Edwards' Marimba Dances; SuShu will perform Minoru Miki's Time for Marimba; and James Wood's Village Burial with Fire will be performed by Sao Aoki, Garrett Arney, Victor Caccese, and Cristobal Gajardo.

On Friday, October 29, at 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, Hajime Teri Murai will conduct the Peabody Concert Orchestra in a performance of Weber's Overture to Oberon; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21; and Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid Suite. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID. To purchase tickets, call the Peabody Box Office at 410.234.4800.

The new Asger Hamerik Recital Series at The Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street, continues on Friday, October 29, at noon, with a free performance by junior Jasmine Hogan, harp.

Also on Friday, October 29, a quartet led by faculty artist Michael Formanek, jazz bass, will perform at 8:00 and 9:30 PM at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street. The performances are part of a CD release tour for Formanek's The Rub and Spare Change. For tickets, call 410.385.2638.

The Chesapeake Chamber Opera will present Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, conducted by Simeone Tartaglione (GPD ’09), on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, October 31, at 3:00 PM. The performances, featuring several Peabody alumni and students, will take place at Memorial Episcopal Church, 1407 Bolton Street. For tickets, visit www.chesapeakechamberopera.org.

Soprano Elizabeth Hungerford (BM ’10) and lutenist Kevin Payne (BM ’08, MM ’10) will present Full Fathom Five: Music from the Age of Shakespeare at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street, on Saturday, October 30, at 8:00 PM. For tickets, call 410.385.2638.

Conservatory student recitalsConservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. There are six recitals scheduled this week. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit www.peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.
Upcoming concerts
  • Edward Polochick will conduct the Peabody Singers in a performance of two Bach motets on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 7:30 PM in Leith Symington Griswold Hall.
  • The Peabody Chamber Winds, directed by Harlan D. Parker, will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 7:30 PM in Leith Symington Griswold Hall.
  • Leon Fleisher will conduct and perform at a concert in the Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series on Saturday, Nov. 6, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
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