Eastern Music Festival Concerto Competition Reply

Two Peabody students were among the winners of the 2011 Eastern Music Festival Concerto Competition. Junior Michael Delfin, a piano student of Boris Slutsky, performed Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S.125; and sophomore Dillon Meacham, a bassoon student of Philip Kolker, performed Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, K.191 (mvt. 1).

Yellow Barn Reply

Faculty artist Seth Knopp is artistic director of Yellow Barn Music School and Festival in Putney, Vt. At this year’s festival Knopp performed a Mendelssohn piece for four hands with Yundu Wang on July 16 and will perform Beethoven’s An die Hoffnung with his Peabody faculty colleague William Sharp, baritone, on August 3.

The Peabody Trio, made up of Knopp, faculty artist Violaine Melançon, violin, and Natasha Brofsky, cello, performed Wolfgang Rihm’s Fremde Szene III at the festival on July 24.