Diary in G, Piano Sonatas by Schubert & Schumann – first solo CD by Weiyin Chen (MM ’09, GPD ’10, Piano) on Azica (Naxos) Records. Franz Schubert’s Sonata No. 18 in G major, Op. 78, D894, and Robert Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22, are on the recording.
Peabody, including all Preparatory locations, is closed today, Wednesday, March 6.
Tonight’s Peabody Chamber Winds concert has been canceled.
Faculty artist Anthony McGill, the principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, was profiled this morning with his brother Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony, on NBC’s Today Show.
Adrienne Geisler (BM ’07, MM ’09, Violin) won a full-time section violin position with the Phoenix Symphony. She is currently performing with the Kansas City Symphony on a one year contract and will start the job in Phoenix this September. Geisler has been fortunate to perform with many orchestras since graduation. Last year she joined the Tucson Symphony and was appointed acting associate concertmaster. Prior to that she performed regularly with the Baltimore Symphony and was a member of the Albany Symphony, Annapolis Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, among others.
A composition by Baris Perker (MM ’05, DMA ’11), Concerto for Alto Saxophone, was performed by saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky and the Boston University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of David Martins, on Feb. 28 at the Tsai Performance Center in Boston, Mass.