This week’s free Thursday Noon recital in Miriam A. Friedberg Hall was presented by the Brass Department. The Trombody Peabones performed Peter Warlock’s Capriol Suite, Girolamo Frescobaldi’s Canzon Vigesmanona, and Eric Ewazen’s “Allegro maestoso” from Grand Canyon Octet. The Peabody Horn Ensemble performed James Naigus’ Jubilee and Melee and the traditional American folk song Shenandoah. Fourtissimo played Antonio Carlos Jobim’s No More Blues. The Peabody Symphonic Brass performed Georg Frederic Handel’s The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and John Cheetham’s Keystone Celebration.
Last Thursday, Peabody’s annual Convocation kicked off our academic year – a little later than usual. Delayed by two weeks, Convocation was rescheduled because of the renovations to Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Having that new concert hall smell, this marked the first public event in the newly renovated hall. More…
Tonar Music released the first solo CD, Meng, by artist diploma candidate Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, MM ’16, Guitar; GPD ’15, Chamber Music). The CD includes two works by composer John Williams and works by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, J.S. Bach, Francisco Tárrega, and William Walton.
Musicologist Tim Carter will present the talk “Putting on a Broadway Show: the Strange Case of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel (1945)” in the Peabody Institute Musicology Colloquium series. The talk will take place on Tuesday September 20 at 5:00 pm in the Conservatory Building, Room 308. Talks are free and open to the public, and are followed by a light reception.
Musicology faculty member Richard Giarusso recently published an article, “‘The Messenger of a Faithful Heart’: Reassessing the Role of ‘Die Taubenpost’ in Schubert’s Schwanengesang,” in a new volume of essays entitled Rethinking Schubert (Oxford University Press, 2016), edited by Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton.