Monday, October 1, 2012

EVENTS @ PEABODY INSTITUTE THIS WEEK

Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University

Faculty artists Richard Stone, lute, and Adam Pearl, harpsichord, will give the second concert in this year's Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 2, performing Bach's Sonata IV in D Minor, BWV 528. Stone will also play Bach's Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat, BWV 998, and Sonata 52 in C Minor (MS Dresden, ca. 1740) by Silvius Leopold Weiss. Pearl will also play Première Suite (Pièces de Clavecin, 1689) by Jean-Henri d'Anglebert and Gavotte avec six doubles by Jean-Philippe Rameau. The concert will take place at 8:00 PM in Peabody's Leith Symington Griswold Hall. 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.

Events at Peabody, October 1-7, 2012

On Friday, Oct. 5, faculty artist Keng-Yuen Tseng, violin, will perform Bruch's Scottish Fantasy with the Peabody Concert Orchestra in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Also on the program for the 8:00 PM concert, conducted by Hajime Teri Murai, are John Corigliano's Promenade Overture and Alexander Borodin's Symphony No. 2 in B minor. 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 Peabody Camerata, led by Gene Young, will perform Pierre Boulez's Mémoriale, George Crumb's Eleven Echoes of Autumn, and Elliott Carter's Triple Duo on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 PM. The free performance, in Leith Symington Griswold Hall, is the opening concert of the Camerata's 25th Anniversary Season.

Other area events this week

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy's birth, Artist Diploma candidate Ronaldo Rolim (BM ’10, Piano) will perform at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8:00 PM. Sharing the stage with the pianist will be violinist Lydia Chernicoff (BM ’10, MM ’12, Violin) and cellist Andrea Casarrubios (BM ’11, Cello), fellow members of Trio Appassionata; flutist Anastasia Petanova (BM ’06, AD ’10, Flute); and pianist Wan-Chi Su (MM ’11, Piano), a Graduate Performance Diploma candidate. For tickets, call 410-385-2638.

On Saturday, Oct. 6, at 9:00 PM, faculty artist Michael Formanek, double bass, will give the only Baltimore concert of his CD release tour at the Windup Space, 12 West North Avenue. He will perform, as he does on the new recording, Small Places, with alto saxophonist Tim Berne, pianist Craig Taborn, and drummer Gerald Cleaver. For tickets, visit thewindupspace.com.

Dariusz Skoraczewski (BM ’94, GPD ’96, Cello), appointed principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2011, will play George Crumb's Sonata for Solo Cello on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2:00 PM, as part of the Music in the Great Hall Series. He will also perform works by Chopin, Schumann, and Franck with faculty member Lura Johnson, artistic director of the series. The concert will take place at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Road. For tickets, visit migh.org.

Elisa Koehler (BM ’87, Music Education, Trumpet; DMA ’96, Conducting) will be the trumpet soloist for a performance of Jan Krtitel Jiri Neruda's Concerto in E-flat major on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 4:00 PM. The free concert, part of the Bach Concert Series, will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 701 South Charles Street.

Todd Simon (BM ’07, Jazz Piano), pianist and saxophonist for the United States Naval Academy Band, will give a solo jazz piano performance at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street, on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 5:00 PM. For tickets, call 410-385-2638.

Free noon recitals

At this week's free Thursday Noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, James Olin will conduct the Trombody Peabones, performing works by Tiburtio Massaino and Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky, and the Peabody Symphonic Brass, performing works by Giovanni Gabrieli, Handel, and John Cheetham. In addition, Joseph Buono, bass trombone, and faculty artist Donald Sutherland, piano, will perform works by Brahms and the Latin American Music Trio will perform works by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Mariano Mores.

On Friday, Oct. 5, at noon, GPD candidate Joel Weszka (BM ’11, MM ’12, Clarinet) will give a free 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 18 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 Wind Ensemble, conducted by Harlan D. Parker, will present a Free Fall Baltimore concert with guest artists C Street Brass on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • Gary Thomas will direct a performance by the Peabody Improvisation & Multimedia Ensemble on Friday, Oct. 12, 7:30 PM in East Hall.
  • Benjamin Pasternack, piano, will give an all-Russian concert as part of the Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series on Thursday, Oct. 18, 8:00 PM in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.