One Great City Duo, comprised of alumni Timothy Sherren (BM ’11, Guitar), guitar, and Alexandra Iranfar (BM ’11, Guitar), guitar and voice, was featured in an article on Examiner.com for their recent CD release, Excursions, produced by guitarist Sérgio Assad. The album, released Saturday, February 6, is available for preview and purchase from CD Baby, and features original arrangements by Mr. Sherren of Barber’s “Excursions” suite, and of works by Cole Porter, Ned Rorem, and Pat Metheny, as well as three short pieces by Celso Machado.
One Year the Milkweed, a piece by alumnus Robert Martin (BM ’74, MM ’75, Composition), will be performed alongside works by Feigin, Lchitz, and Venegas by Lisa Hansen, flute, Eddie Venegas, trombone, and The North/South Chamber Orchestra conducted by Max Lifchitz in a program titled “Romantic Expressions” on Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 pm at Christ & St. Stephen’s Church in New York. Admission is free. Visit www.northsouthmusic.org for more information.
The Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries will present “John Barth Loves Us: A Valentine to Fiction” in conjunction with the exhibition “Lost & Found in the Funhouse: The John Barth Collection” at The George Peabody Library on Sunday, February 14, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The event will feature readings by Rafael Alvarez, Madison Smartt Bell, Matt Porterfield, Rosalia Scalia, and Jason Tinney, followed by a roundtable discussion. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 516-7943.