Monday, October 21, 2013


Events at Peabody

The Peabody Singers, directed by Edward Polochick (pictured), will perform works by Haydn and Brahms, with MM candidate Patrick Merrill (BM '13, Piano) on piano and organ, on Thursday, October 24 at 7:30 pm. Assistant Conductor Michael Repper will lead the group in Haydn's Missa Brevis St. Joannis de Deo, "Kleine Orgelmesse" ("Little Organ Mass"). Tickets for the concert, in Leith Symington Griswold 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, October 21-27, 2013

On Sunday, October 27, two master classes that are free and open to the public will take place. Flute faculty artist Marina Piccinini will present a master class at 11:00 am in Leith Symington Griswold Hall, and Johannes Moser, cello, will lead a master class at 1:45 pm in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre.

On Sunday, October 27, at 2:00 pm, the Preparatory Young People's String Program will present its annual free Halloween Concert in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Students will dress in costume and will perform folk songs, Shostakovich's Duets for two violins and piano, and Paganini's Theme from "Witches' Dance."

Faculty artist and trumpeter Joe Burgstaller, formerly of Canadian Brass, will present a performance class called "Change Your Mind, Change Your Playing," Sunday, October 27, at 7:00 pm, in Leakin Hall, Room 16.

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

Free noon recitals

At this week's free Thursday Noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Hall, guitarist Yisak Lee will perform Isaac Albéniz's Malagueňa, Op. 165; guitarist Cassidy Payne will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's Partita, BWV 1002; guitarist Andrew Marino will perform Reginald Smith Brindle's El Polifemo de Oro; guitarist Young Ik Jang will perform Francisco Tárrega's Capricho Árabe; and guitarist Alvaro Durango will perform Alberto Ginastera's Guitar Sonata, Op. 47.

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

Upcoming concerts

  • The Peabody Opera Workshop in collaboration with the Peabody Early Music Department will present Claudio Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea on Monday, October 28, at 7:30 pm, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. (Might be considered inappropriate for children.) A pre-concert lecture about the performance, called Op-Orations, will be presented by Music Director JoAnn Kulesza at 6:45 pm in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre.
  • Faculty artist Brian Ganz, piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Debussy, and Chopin in a Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series concert on Tuesday, October 29, at 8:00 pm, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
  • On Friday, November 1, at 7:30 pm, a new ensemble led by Harlan D. Parker, the Peabody Modern Orchestra, will present its inaugural concert in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.


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 for more information.