CD released featuring the Peabody Wind Ensemble Reply

Johan de Meij: The Symphonies– The Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Harlan D. Parker, performs Symphonies 1, 2, and 3.

http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573143-44

An interview of the composer, regarding his “The Lord of the Rings” Symphony, can be found on Naxos.

Elizabeth Hungerford and Andrew Arceci will record album Reply

Elizabeth Hungerford (BM ’10, Voice) and Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Viola da Gamba; Double Bass) will be recording an album of works for soprano and viola da gamba in London with Gramophone Award-winning engineer/producer Adrian Hunter.  The album will feature early English and Italian works by Caccini, Monteverdi, Hume, Simpson, Campion, and Purcell. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/111810743/soprano-and-viola-da-gamba 

Peabody in the Taiwanese Media Reply

Two local articles were published in Mandarin Chinese about the first meeting of the Society of Peabody Alumni in Taiwan that took place on Sunday, June 2. Piano faculty artist Leon Fleisher attended and will conduct two orchestra concerts later in the week.

http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2013/new/jun/3/today-art4.htm?Slots=TPhoto

http://udn.com/NEWS/READING/REA8/7938990.shtml

Komori, Videnov and Aoki performed at the Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Japan Reply

Kunihiko Komori (MM ’97, GPD ’00, Percussion) performed two concerts at the Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Nishinomiya City, Japan on June 1 and 2. Georgi Videnov (BM ’12, Percussion), who recently joined the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra, and Sao Aoki (MM ‘11, GPD ’13, Percussion) also performed on the program.  Among works by Reich, Hosokawa, Zivkovic, and Cage, the program featured two pieces by Vinao: the Japanese premiere of Arabesco Infinito, and Estudios de Frontera, a composition that was commissioned by the Peabody Conservatory and premiered by Peabody’s percussion faculty artist Robert van Sice.