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Faculty artist Joe Burgstaller, trumpet, will open the 2011-2012 season at Peabody with an Adalman Series concert on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8:00 pm in Peabody's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Joining Burgstaller, a former full-time member of the Canadian Brass, to perform sophisticated crossover arrangements of works by Bach, Brahms, Ravel, and Piazzolla will be pianists Julian Lawrence Gargiulo, Hector Martignon, and John Wilson, cellist Michael Kannen and bassist Michael Formanek (both faculty artists), drummer Byung Kang, and vibraphonist Saul Green. 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. Complete information about subscriptions to the eight-concert Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series, and other Musical 8's subscription options offering discounted tickets and parking, may be found at peabody.jhu.edu/subscribe.
ALSO THIS WEEK: Alumni Chun-Ting Chao (GPD ’11), Kevin Courtemanche (BM ’99), and Megan Ihnen (MM ’09); Graduate Performance Diploma candidates Katelyn Jackman (MM ’11) and Joann Moorer (MM ’11); juniors Allison Clendaniel, Zoe Kanter, and Elisabeth Reeves; and transfer student Anais Naharro-Murphy will perform in Puccini...Puccini...Puccini, a benefit concert for Bel Cantanti Opera Company, on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 8:00 PM. The concert will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD. For tickets and more information, visit belcantanti.com.
FREE NOON RECITALS This week's free Thursday Noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall will feature Artist Diploma candidates Dmitry Volkov, cello, playing works by Schumann and Paganini; and Marie-Éve Poupart, violin, and Ronaldo Rolim, piano, playing Grieg's Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45.
CONSERVATORY STUDENT RECITALS Conservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. There is one recital scheduled this week. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.
Faculty artist Alexander Shtarkman will be the soloist in a performance of Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124, by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, led by Hajime Teri Murai, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
Faculty artist Ah Young Hong, soprano, will join members of the Conservatory piano faculty to present a Liszt Extravaganza on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
The Peabody Concert Orchestra, led by Hajime Teri Murai, will perform works by Haydn, Dvorák, and Bernstein on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
LISZT 200 Faculty and student performances of works by Liszt will continue through October as Peabody celebrates the bicentennial of the great pianist and composer, born Oct. 22, 1811. For the complete schedule, visit peabody.jhu.edu/liszt.
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