Monday, October 2, 2017

PEABODY EVENTS THIS WEEK!

The Peabody Wind Ensemble will perform on Thursday, October 5, at 7:30 pm, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Harlan D. Parker will conduct the ensemble for Dmitri Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Op. 96; faculty composer Joel Puckett's It Perched for Vespers Nine; and Thomas Couvillon's Mountains, Rivers, Dreams. Assistant conductor Adam Waller, a DMA wind conducting candidate, will lead the group for Frank Ticheli's Blue Shades. Finally, Parker will conduct Joseph Turrin's Hemispheres. This concert is dedicated to the memory of doctoral candidate Jeremiah M. Baker. A part of Free Fall Baltimore, the performance is free. Reserve advance tickets online or by calling the box office at 667-208-6620.


EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, October 2, 6:30 pm

The Historical Performance Department will present a free performance class in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre. The class includes performances of Jean-Baptiste Barrière's Sonata VI en do mineur, Livre II by Matt Gabriel, Baroque cello, and faculty artist John Moran, Baroque cello; Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber's Passacaglia by Namgon Lee, Baroque viola; Giacomo Carissimi's Ferma, lascia ch'io parli by Grace Srinivasan, soprano, and Paula Maust, harpsichord; and Julie Pinel's Le Printemps Cantatille by Srinivasan; Sarah Lynn, Baroque flute, and Maust.


Friday, October 6, 10:00 am

Pianist and alumnus Mark Markham will give a free voice master class in Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Recital Hall.


Friday, October 6, 12:00 pm

Now on Fridays, this week's free noon recital in Leith Symington Griswold Hall will be presented by the Guitar Department. Meng Su, guitar, will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata in A minor, BWV 1003; John Williams' Rounds; and Astor Piazzolla's Cinco Piezas.


Saturday, October 7, 10:00 am 

Organist and alumnus Jonathan Moyer will deliver a lecture and presentation entitled "Culture Wars: 2000 Years of Conflict Between Art and Mission in the Church" in Leith Symington Griswold Hall.


Saturday, October 7, 2:00 pm

The Conservatory Harp Department will present a free concert at the Room, 800 St. Paul Street.


Saturday, October 7, 7:30 pm

Pianist and alumnus Mark Markham will present a recital featuring works by Alexander Scriabin, Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Franz Liszt in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Markham will receive the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award at this event. This free concert is part of a yearlong celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Peabody Institute's formal affiliation with the Johns Hopkins University, and accompanies the opening in the Peabody Mews of a new archival exhibit celebrating the two institutions' intertwined history. Markham's recital is presented in memory of Carver Green (MM '16, Organ). Reserve advance tickets online or by calling the box office at 667-208-6620.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, October 11, 8:00 pm

Peabody Symphony Orchestra

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Thursday, October 12, 8:00 pm

Falling Still: An Evening of Music for Cello and Piano, Inspired by the Writings of Katherine Min

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Friday, October 13, 7:30 pm

Peabody Jazz Ensemble

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Wednesday, October 18, 7:30 pm

Peabody Modern Orchestra

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