Monday, September 30, 2013

WHAT’S NEW @ THE PEABODY INSTITUTE THIS WEEK

Events at Peabody

The Peabody Trio violinist Violaine Melançon, cellist Natasha Brofsky, and pianist Seth Knopp — will present a Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series recital on Tuesday, October 1, at 8:00 PM. The Conservatory's ensemble-in-residence will perform Beethoven's Trio in E-flat major, Op.1, No.1; Philippe Hersant's Trio Variations sur la "Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève-du-Mont" de Marin Marais; and Franz Schubert's Trio in E-flat major, Op. 100, D. 929. Tickets for the concert in 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.

Other Peabody events this week

Tuesday, October 1, at noon, the Career & Creativity Seminar Series will present a talk titled "How to Win a Music Faculty Position" by Gerald Klickstein, director of the Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center. The free talk, open to the Peabody community, will take place in Room 206C (Conservatory Building).

Faculty artist and trumpeter Joe Burgstaller, formerly of Canadian Brass, will present a performance class called "Change Your Mind, Change Your Playing," Wednesday, October 2, at 7:00 PM, in Leakin Hall, Room 214.

Faculty artist Herbert Greenberg, violin, will be the featured soloist in Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, in the Peabody Concert Orchestra concert on Friday, October 4, at 8:00 PM. Also on the concert, led by Music Director Hajime Teri Murai, will be Chen Yi's Celebration and Jean Sibelius' Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39. Tickets for the concert in 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.

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 Peabody events calendar.

Free noon recitals

At this week's free Thursday Noon recital in Goodwin Hall, hornist Jacob Poulos will perform Timothy Martin's Lament for Horn Solo; the Trombody Peabones, conducted by James Olin, will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's Come, Sweet Death; Franz Biebl's Ave Maria (Angelus Domini); and Eric Ewazen's Grand Canyon Octet; and the Peabody Brass Ensemble will perform Michael Praetorius' Terpsichorean Suite.

The Peabody Conservatory Composition Department will present A Concert of World Premieres inspired by period and modern instruments on Friday, October 4, at noon, as a part of the Walters' Peabody on the Court Music Series. Student composers John Henderson, Charles Rudig, James Chu, Pan Zhujun, Scott Miller, and Wynne Fung will have their works performed by Lisa Perry, soprano; Aik Shin Tan, recorders; Michelle Skinner, Mark Ericksen, violins; Jeremy Lyons, guitar; and Niccolo Seligmann, viola da gamba. The performance will take place at the Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street.

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 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.
  • Guest conductor Alex Pope Norris will lead the Peabody Improvisation & Multimedia Ensemble in a concert of works by George Colligan, Wayne Shorter, and Billy Strayhorn, among others, on Friday, October 11, at 7:30 PM, in East Hall.
  • Soprano Lisa Perry and flutist Andrew Foley will be featured in a free Peabody Camerata concert on Saturday, October 12, at 7:30 PM, in Leith Symington Griswold Hall.

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.