Peabody students will be involved in an upcoming concert in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and the Columbia, Md., chapter of The Links Incorporated. This event will take place on Sunday, February 18, at 3:00 pm, at the Kossiakoff Center, part of the Applied Physics Lab, in Laurel, Md. Students involved include Ismael Guerrero, cello; Dorian Latchague, cello; Sebastian Wintsch, viola; Yasmeen Richards, horn; Randy Ryan, piano; Alexandra D’Amico, viola; Daniel Sampson, tenor, Benjamin Hamilton, double bass; Jada Campbell, piano; Rachel Lulseged, cello; Troy Long, jazz piano; Allen Branch, bass; Samuel Hoch, guitar; Kayin Scanterbury, jazz percussion; Randi Roberts; jazz voice; and Erick Engler, jazz trumpet. Eruejerien Okoh-Tisch (BM ’10, Cello) will be a featured alum.
Jennifer Nicole Campbell (BM ’14, MM ’15, Piano) was interviewed by West Chester Radio’s Art Watch.
Peabody Children’s Chorus alumna Augusta Caso, mezzo-soprano, is singing her Metropolitan Opera debut this month as a Flower Maiden in Wagner’s Parsifal. The show has already opened, but there are remaining shows on February 10, 13, 17, 20, 20, and 27, all in New York City.
On Saturday, February 10, at 4:00 pm, Faculty artists Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) and Ah Young Hong (BM ’98, MM ’01, Voice) will present a program, “Recording the Vocal Works of Michael Hersch with Soprano Ah Young Hong.” Early 2018 sees the commercial release of two new recordings by Hong singing recent vocal works by the composer. Together, Hong and Hersch will present excerpts and discuss the collaborative process with a reception following. The event will take place at the Peabody Institute Centre Street Performance Space, and is free and open to the public.
Peabody Opera Outreach’s Where in the World is Opera? will have a live broadcast on WTMD, which will be live streamed on the WTMD facebook page, as well as the radio station, and for a live studio audience. The show is Saturday, February 10, at 9:00 am, and they will be performing for kids aged 0-5. WTMD are having Grammy-award winning kids band Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer with special guest Sonia De Los Santos will play that morning, with WITWIO as the opener. This is a part of the radio station’s Saturday Morning Tunes series. WITWIO is created in collaboration between the Peabody Opera Department and performers Matteo Belli, piano; Madeline Huss, soprano; and Rachel Sandler, mezzo-soprano; who are all Peabody master’s candidates.