EVENTS THIS WEEK
Tuesday, April 10, 5:30 pm
David Samuels from New York University will speak on "We Still Protest That Human Life Has Some Value" in Peabody's Doctor of Musical Arts Musicology Colloquium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 308C (Conservatory Building).
Tuesday, April 10, 8:00 pm
Violinist Qian Zhou, founding head of strings at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, will present a free recital with Ning An, piano, in Leith Symington Griswold Hall. The program includes Ludwig van Beethoven's C minor Violin Sonata, Op. 30, No. 2; Claude Debussy's Violin Sonata; and Richard Strauss' Violin Sonata. Zhou is a Piero Weiss Visiting Artist.
Wednesday, April 11, 12:00 pm
Sasha Potiomkin, a member of Houston Symphony, will present a clarinet master class in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 11, 6:00 pm
Qian Zhou, a Piero Weiss Visiting Artist, will present a violin master class in Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Recital Hall. Ledah Finck, violin, and Min Joo Yi, piano, will perform Ravel's Sonata No. 2 in G major. Liang Wang, violin, will perform Ysaye's Sonata No. 3. Chieh-An Yu, violin, and Victoria Chung, piano, will perform one movement from Tchaikovsky's Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Ben Periera, violin, and Wan-Chi Su, piano, will perform two movements from Franck's Sonata in A major. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 pm
Harlan D. Parker will lead the Peabody Wind Ensemble in a concert of Igor Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Walter Hartley's Concerto for 23 Winds, Alexandra Gardner's Perseids, and Dana Wilson's Piece of Mind. This concert, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, will be free. Reserve advance tickets online or by calling the box office at 667-208-6620.
Thursday, April 12, 8:00 pm
Flutists in Marina Piccinini's studio - Katherine Althen, Hongsuh Cha, Yerim Choi, Amanda Dame, Drew Dardis, Adam Eydelson, Victor Hernandez, Gyuri Kim, Hea Ri Kim, Christian Paquette, and Hannah Tassler - with Eunchan Kim, piano; and Russell Fisher and Matt Overbay, percussion, will premiere new solo pieces written for them by Peabody student composers Ian Michael Clarke, Maxime Daigneault, Zach Gulaboff Davis, Kyle Puebla Dubin, Sam Garrett, Tzu-Chin Hsu, Serena Miller, Haley Olson, Matthew Pellegrino, Misael Tambuwun, and Meimei Zhu. The free recital will take place in Leith Symington Griswold Hall.
Friday, April 13, 12:00 pm
Now on Fridays, this week's free noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall will be presented by the Piano Department. Sahun Hong will perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90. J.T. Hassell will perform four of Claude Debussy's Douze Études. Soojeong Oh will perform Claude Debussy's L'Isle joyeuse, Hyun Jeong Ahn will play Five Bagatelles by Carl Vine. Sun-A Park will perform two pieces from Sergei Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet: Ten Pieces for Piano, Op. 75.
Friday, April 13, 8:00 pm
Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher, Andrew W. Mellon Chair in Piano, will conduct the Peabody Chamber Orchestra in performances of Mozart's Symphony No. 1 and Symphony No. 41. Fleisher will perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12 with the orchestra. Peabody celebrates Leon Fleisher's 90th birthday, and his nearly 60 years on the faculty here, with this special concert and a repeat performance on Sunday, April 15, at The Town Hall in New York. This concert, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, will be free. Tickets are currently unavailable; please call the Box Office at 667-208-6620 to be added to the waiting list. This event will also be live streamed at ustream.tv.
Saturday, April 14, 8:00 pm
The Percussion Collective Robert van Sice will perform Garth Neustadter's Seaborne with video by Kjell van Sice and Steve Reich's Sextet. Faculty artist Robert van Sice serves as the group's artistic director. As the format of The Percussion Collective is an assemblage of talent rather than a fixed ensemble, it morphs from an intimate duo to a large scale ensemble providing programs for a wide variety of audiences and venues. This concert, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, will be free. Reserve advance tickets online or by calling the box office at 667-208-6620.
Thursday, April 19, 7:30 pm
Peabody Jazz Combo Series
Thursday, April 19; Friday, April 20, 8:00 pm
Peabody Renaissance Ensemble and Baltimore Baroque Band
Saturday, April 21, 8:00 pm
Peabody Symphony Orchestra
Friday, April 27, 2:30 pm
Junior Bach Spring Concert
Saturday, April 28, 8:00 pm
Peabody Symphony Orchestra; Peabody-Hopkins Chorus; Peabody Singers