The Baltimore Sun covered new opera company Lyric Opera Baltimore, which will begin performing at the Lyric Opera House later this year. Performances at the renovated venue will include Peabody’s fall opera production, Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress.
New company works to bring grand opera back to Baltimore,
The Baltimore Sun, 2/14/11
Computer music faculty members McGregor Boyle and Geoffrey Wright and graduate student Heather Woodworth, have received a Center for Educational Resources Technology Fellowship grant from Johns Hopkins University. Their project, “Performance Practice of 20th Century Electroacoustic Music: A Test Case as Prototype” focused primarily on the problems associated with the preservation and digitization of analog tapes. Heather spent the summer exploring this issue and digitizing analog tapes in the Jean Eichelberger Ivey collection. The results of this project will be used as a teaching aid for the History of Electroacoustic Music course. For more information, please visit the project proposal.
Director of Recording Arts and Sciences Scott Metcalfe was a guest on NPR’s Science Friday discussing the relative merits of vinyl and CDs.
Why Vinyl Sounds Better Than CD, Or Not, Science Friday, 2/10/12
Alon Goldstein (GPD ’95, MM ’96) will make his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in March 2011. He will also give a solo recital as well as a four hands recital with Leon Fleisher in Paris in June 2011.
Sarah Chan (MM ’95) will give her New York solo piano debut recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 8:30pm. Chan was selected by New York Concert Artists and Associates to perform as featured artist in the 2011 “Carnegie Emerging Artists Recital Series.”