Monday, January 30, 2012

THIS WEEK @ THE PEABODY CONSERVATORY

Eunkyung YoonOn Saturday, Feb. 4, Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Eunkyung Yoon, winner of Peabody's Harrison L. Winter Piano Competition, will perform Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Yoon (shown) is a student of Yong Hi Moon. The orchestra, directed by Hajime Teri Murai, will also perform the Overture to Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.

Tickets for the concert, in Peabody's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, 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. A limited number of free "student rush" tickets for students from Hopkins and other colleges and universities will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning one hour prior to the performance.

An ensemble of Peabody jazz students—saxophonist Adam Corson, guitarist Kevin B. Clark, bassist Jonathan Guo, and drummer Byung Kang—will perform tonight, Monday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 PM at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street. For tickets, call 410.385.2638.

Also this week

On Saturday, Feb. 4, at 3:30 PM, in Peabody's Cohen-Davison Family Theatre, Marina Piccinini will hold her annual open flute master class featuring students from the studios of all three Conservatory faculty artists: Piccinini, Emily Skala, and Laurie Sokoloff. To attend the free master class, e-mail piccininistudio@jhu.edu.

Free noon recitals

At this week's free Thursday Noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, Master of Music candidate Jenni Miller, piccolo, will perform Robert Beaser's Souvenirs with DMA candidate Hui-Chuan Chen, piano; senior Sage Mills, oboe, will perform Jan Krtitel Václav Kalivoda's Morceau du Salon with DMA candidate Hsiao-Ying Lin, piano; MM candidate Raoul Cho, flute, will perform Brian Ferneyhough's Cassandra's Dream Song for solo flute; and the Five Guys Quintet—flutist Jarett Harrison, oboist Patrick Bryan, clarinetist Joshua Anderson, bassoonist Dillon Meacham, and hornist Melvin Jackson, all sophomores—will perform Samuel Barber's Summer Music.

On Friday, Feb. 3, at noon, guitarist James Robert Lowe, a Graduate Performance Diploma candidate studying with Julian Gray, will give a recital in the Peabody on the Court 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 five 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
  • The Peabody Chamber Opera will present four performances of Dominick Argento's Postcard from Morocco, Thursday, Feb. 9, through Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 PM; and Sunday, Feb. 12, 3:00 PM at Theatre Project, 45 West Preston Street.
  • Hajime Teri Murai will conduct a performance by the Peabody Concert Orchestra of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Britten's Sinfonia da requiem on Friday, Feb. 10, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • Faculty artist Marina Piccinini, flute; alumna Kim Kashkashian, viola; and Sivan Magen, harp, will perform at a Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series concert, Garden of Joys and Sorrows, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.

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