Tuesday, April 12, 2011

THIS WEEK @ THE PEABODY CONSERVATORY

Peter Dae Sul KwonOn Sunday, April 17, at 7:30 PM, senior Peter Dae Sul Kwon, a violin student of Herbert Greenberg, will give the Marbury Prize Recital with junior Min-Kuei Yang, piano. Kwon will play works by Beethoven and Wienawski on the 17th-century violin known as the Kostoff Maggini, which was donated to Peabody last year, a few months before its owner, Karl Kostoff, passed away. The free recital will take place in Peabody's Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Recital Hall.

Also this week

Faculty artist Victoria Chiang, viola, will perform as part of the Aspen Ensemble on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 PM. WBJC's Jonathan Palevsky (MM ’86, Guitar) will provide narration for the program, which includes works by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. The concert will be held in the Student Center Performing Arts Theater, 21 West Mount Royal Avenue, at the University of Baltimore, where the ensemble is in residence. For tickets, visit www.etix.com.

On Friday, April 15, 7:30 PM, the Peabody Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tim Murphy, will perform in Peabody's East Hall. The ensemble will play Jacky McLean's Dr. Jackyll, David Torres's 213 Cha Cha, Mitch Frohman's King Jacob, Freddie Hubbard's Up Jumped Spring, David Torres' Monk, Eddie Palmieri's Cuddles, and Joe Henderson's A Shade of Jade. Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, call the Peabody Box Office at 410.234.4800.

Hans Kristian Goldstein (BM ’10, Cello), winner of the 2009 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition, will perform in the Shriver Hall Discovery Series on Saturday, April 16, at 3:00 pm. The free concert, postponed from last May, will take place at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive.

Free noon recitals

This week's free Thursday Noon recital in Peabody's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall will feature Conservatory piano students. XinLu Huang will play Stravinsky's Sonate pour piano; Michael Delfín will play Liebermann's Gargoyles, Op. 29; Tian Lu will play Triana from Albéniz's Iberia, Book II; and Bethany Petroniro and Hyewon Ryou will play Libertango and Verano Porteño from Piazzolla's Tangos for Two Pianos, Vol. 1.

Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Jaiyin Shen, piano, will perform on Friday, April 15, at noon as part of the free Asger Hamerik Recital Series at the Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street.

Conservatory student recitals

Conservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. There are 48 recitals scheduled this week. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.

Upcoming concerts
  • Edward Polochick will conduct the Peabody Concert Orchestra, Peabody Singers, and Peabody-Hopkins Chorus on Wednesday, April 27, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, directed by Mark Cudek, will present Ancient Airs & Dances on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, 7:30 PM in Peabody's Leith Symington Griswold Hall.
  • Leon Fleisher will guest-conduct the Peabody Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 30, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.

To listen to Audio Program Notes for a specific concert, visit www.peabody.jhu.edu/events one week prior and click on the headphones icons on the concert webpage.