Monday, October 1, 6:30 pm
The Historical Performance Department will present a performance class including the works of Giulio Caccini and W.F. Bach in Leith Symington Griswold Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 3, 7:30 pm
The ETHEL Quartet– Ralph Farris, viola; Kip Jones, violin; Dorothy Lawson, cello; and Corin Lee, violin – will present an open, cabaret-style performance where they will play music drawn from their various themed concerts and relate stories from the road. The program is expected to include works by Dan Friel, Philip Glass, Kip Jones, Phil Kline, Corin Lee, Julia Wolfe, and Marcelo Zarvos. The free performance is sponsored by the Levi Family Distinguished Artists Fund. Tickets are currently unavailable; please call the Box Office at 667-208-6620 to be added to the waiting list.
Thursday, October 4, 10:00 am
The ETHEL Quartet, an ensemble that redefines contemporary concert music, will present a talk titled “Developing Your New Ensemble,” a discussion and Q & A session to learn about ETHEL’s approach to their ensemble structure. Peabody ensembles and soloists will have the opportunity to work one on one with members of ETHEL to present and explore student materials. This event in the Arthur Friedheim Library is free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 4, 7:30 pm
The ETHEL Quartet will perform a free concert of Kip Jones’ Shout Out, Ralph Farris’ Factions, James “Kimo” Williams’ Veteran’s Lament, Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Revival Crusade, Dorothy Lawson’s Grandmother, Missy Mazzoli’s Quartet for Queen Mab, Farris’ Auguste and the Tramp, Lawson’s Waltz, Sri Swaminarayan’s Mare Jatralu, adapted, and Ennio Morricone’s Suite from The Mission. This concert, in Leith Symington Griswold Hall, will be free, sponsored by the Levi Family Distinguished Artists Fund. Reserve advance tickets online or by calling the box office at 667-208-6620.
Friday, October 5, 12:00 pm
The Peabody on the Court series features Conservatory Students performing in the Sculpture Court of the Walters Art Museum. This Friday, Anastasia Kupstas performs a recital of music for solo saxophone, including Benjamin Britten’s Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Joan Tower’s Wings, and Karlheinz Stockhausen’s In Freundschaft. This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 5, 12:30 pm
Now on Fridays, at 12:30 pm, this week's free recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall will be presented by the Brass Department. Ryan Yacos, Sam Stout, Herman Makosky, Val Castillo, and Todd Oehler, trumpets, will play one movement from Ronald Lo Presti’s Suite for Five Trumpets. Aaron Small, Nick Bulgarino, and Jon Hutchings, trombones, and Jahi Alexander, bass trombone, will play David R. Holsinger’s On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss. Jordan Dinkins, horn, and JT Hassell, piano, will play Franz Schubert’s Der Lindenbaum and Auf dem Wasser zu singen. Bailey Schmidt, trombone, and faculty artist James Olin, piano, will perform Carl Maria von Weber’s Romance. The Peabody Brass Ensemble will perform one movement from Anthony Plog’s Octet for Brass; Johannes Brahms’ Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk, Op. 109, No. 3; and Michael Praetorius’ Terpsichorean Suite. Conducted by James Olin, the Peabody Brass Ensemble includes Val Castillo, Herman Makosky, Todd Oehler (piccolo), Sam Stout, and Ryan Yacos (flügelhorn), trumpets; Scott Campbell, Jordan Dinkins, and Scott Ullman, horns; Nick Bulgarino, Jon Hutchings, Bailey Schmidt, and Aaron Small, trombones; and Sam Adam and Quentell Gipson, tubas.
Friday, October 5, 1:30 pm
Sidra Bell, a master lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, will present a master class in the new BFA in dance program in Room B29 in Austrian Hall. Bell will speak on “Contemporary Systems,” an interior and material approach to movement encouraging provocative thought and an immersive approach to the subject matter of the body.
Saturday, October 6, 3:00 pm
World renowned violinist Shlomo Mintz, who will both perform with and conduct the Peabody Symphony Orchestra in a week-long residency at Peabody, will give a free master class in Leith Symington Griswold Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, October 7, 2:00 pm
Donald Harrison Jr., a jazz saxophonist from New Orleans, will give a free jazz master class in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
The full calendar of events at Peabody, including all Conservatory student recitals, can be found at peabody.jhu.edu/events. For other events featuring Peabody performers, please visit our Peabody Institute Concerts Facebook page.