Monday, September 23, 2013

THIS WEEK @ THE PEABODY INSTITUTE

Events at Peabody

The Peabody Institute's 2013-2014 concert season opens next Tuesday with a Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series featuring faculty and alumni artists on September 24, at 8:00 PM. Alumni artists Nancy Roldàn (MM '76, DMA `89, Piano) and José Cueto (BM `78, MM '81, Violin) will perform Ástor Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with bassoonist Phillip Kolker (pictured). Faculty artists Steven Barta, clarinet; Shawn Hagen, horn; Violaine Melançon, violin; Andréa Picard Boecker(MM '08, Violin); Maria Lambros, viola; Michael Kannen, violoncello; Ira Gold, contrabass; and Kolker will perform Franz Schubert's Octet in F major, D.803.
WHERE: Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall
TICKETS: for the concert 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 Doctor of Musical Arts Musicology Colloquium begins on Wednesday, September 25, with a talk by Gregory Urban of University of Pennsylvania, "Affective Response to a Modern-day Dominant Symbol: A Harley-Davidson Case." The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 4:00 PM in Room 308C (Conservatory Building).

Alto saxophonist Stephen Dunlap, the winner of the 2013 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition, will play Alexander Glazunov's Saxophone Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 109, in the Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert on Saturday, September 28, at 8:00 PM. The orchestra will also perform the winning work in the Macht Orchestral Composition Competition, Rain Tree by DMA candidate Chen Zhangyi (MM '01, Composition). Also on the concert, led by Music Director Hajime Teri Murai, will be Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64.
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.
WHERE: Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall

For off-campus events which feature Peabody students, faculty, and/or alumni, please download Peabody's iPhone app or visit app.peabody.jhu.edu.  Events will also be posted on the Peabody Institute Concerts Facebook page. Visit events.jhu.edu/peabody for the full events calendar.

 

Subscriptions

Subscriptions are available for a minimum of four concerts at Peabody. Full-priced subscriptions start at $40 (only $10 a ticket). Senior subscriptions start at $28 (only $7 a ticket). This year, Peabody introduces FLEX PASS Subscriptions, where you can wait to decide which concerts to attend. Choose a minimum of four concerts now or book them as late as the day before: $48 ($36, seniors). Add additional concerts for $12 ($9) each. Subscribers may exchange their tickets throughout the season. Subscriptions are for all ticketed concerts, except opera and dance. Visit peabody.jhu.edu/events/subscribe for more information.

 

Conservatory student recitals

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

 

Upcoming concerts

  • On Tuesday, October 1, at 8:00 PM, The Peabody Trio — Violaine Melançon, Violin; Natasha Brofsky, Violoncello; and Seth Knopp, Piano — will perform works by Beethoven, Hersant, and Schubert in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • Faculty artist Herbert Greenberg, violin, will be the featured soloist in Max Bruch's Violin Concerto in the Peabody Concert Orchestra concert on Friday, October 4, at 8:00 PM, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • On Wednesday, October 9, at 7:30 PM, the Peabody Wind Ensemble, conducted by Harlan D. Parker, will present works by William Schuman, Roger Zare, Darius Milhaud, Michael Mogensen, and Ingolf Dahl in a FREE Fall Baltimore concert in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.