Monday, October 11, 2010

PEABODY CONSERVATORY OCTOBER EVENTS

Peabody Latin Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Tim Murphy
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 14, 7:30 PM
WHERE:
East Hall
TICKETS: $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 concert will feature student vocalist Amanda Bloom, senior, who will also play the alto saxophone. Don Raye and Gene DePaul's Star Eyes, Tad Dameron's Good Bait, Herbie Hancock's Eye of the Hurricane, Chick Corea's Litha, Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer's Skylark, and Tito Puente's Oye Como Va will be on the program. Please note that this concert was originally scheduled for Oct. 22. The Peabody Improvisation & Multimedia Ensemble concert scheduled for Oct. 14 has been moved to Oct. 22 at 7:30 PM.

The Bruch Trio
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 13, at noon
WHERE: Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus. The entrance to Turner Auditorium is on East Monument Street at Rutland Avenue.
FREE

Conservatory master's degree students Tai-Chi Tang, clarinet; Szu-Ying Huang, piano; and Jiyeong Hwang, cello—will perform on  as part of the free Peabody Spotlight.

Thursday Noon Recital
WHERE:
Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall
This week's free Thursday Noon recital will feature the Peabody Strings Department.

Aspen Ensemble
WHEN:
Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:00 PM
WHERE: University of Baltimore Student Center Performing Arts Theater, 5th floor, 21 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore
TICKETS: $25, $20 seniors, $5 students; for more information, visit www.ubalt.edu/spotlightub.

Faculty artist Victoria Chiang, viola, will perform. The group is the Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Baltimore, where they will appear as part of the Spotlight UB Performing Arts Series. The program will include works by Brahms, Weber, Schumann, Poulenc and Dvor├ík. 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 14, & Friday, Oct. 15, at 8 PM
WHERE:
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral Street
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8 PM
WHERE:
The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda

Peabody Conducting Fellow Ilyich Rivas will make his BSO debut in a subscription concert. A new video about Peabody's conducting program may be viewed at www.peabody.jhu.edu/orchconducting.

Peabody Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Michael Formanek
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 PM
WHERE:
East Hall
TICKETS: $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 Peabody Jazz Orchestra will play familiar standards and modern jazz works, including Dave Brubeck's In Your Own Sweet Way, Oscar Hammerstein and Sigmund Romberg's Softly as in a Morning Sunrise, Victor Young and Ned Washington's My Foolish Heart, Harry Warren and Mack Gordon's There Will Never Be Another You, Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin's My Ship, Charlie Parker's Donna Lee, Ray Noble's Cherokee, and Billy Strayhorn's Chelsea Bridge.

A Concert Featuring Graduate Performance Diploma Students
WHEN:
 Friday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 PM
WHERE:
Loch Raven United Methodist Church, 6622 Loch Raven Boulevard
FREE

Mezzo-soprano Yun Kyong Lee (BM ’09, MM ’10, Voice), soprano Jennifer Edwards (MM ’09, Voice), Mark Edwards (MM ’09, Guitar), and voice faculty artist Vera Danchenko, piano, will perform. The free concert will feature works by Russian, Spanish and American composers.

The Concert Artists of Baltimore
Directed by faculty artist Edward Polochick
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8:00 PM
WHERE:
Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills
TICKETS
: For tickets to the performance visit www.cabalto.org.

Former Peabody faculty artist Ann Schein, piano, will perform Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor. The choral concert will be in celebration of Schumann's 200th birthday and also will include his Mass in C minor, Missa Sacra.

Peabody Chamber Players
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 17, at 6:00 PM, as part of Washington Performing Arts Society's What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow.
WHERE: Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
TICKETS: $15 and may be purchased at WPAS.org or by phone at 202-785-9727.

Junior Gleb Kanasevich, clarinet, Yale Gordon Concerto Competition Winner, will perform Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 with the  Peabody Chamber Players.