Adam Golka (’08, Piano) joined violinist Francesca dePasquale in an online performance of Dvořák’s Romance in F minor, as part of Chesapeake Music’s Virtual Virtuosi!, a virtual music festival. The concert, on Sunday, June 7 at 5:30 pm, highlighted festival artists playing works recorded at home.
Caitlin Vincent (MM ’09, Voice) writes in The Conversation, a global network of newsrooms, that by moving artistic offerings online, companies have undervalued their own product similar to the newspaper industry’s shift to online platforms.
Sunset at Noon, a work by Sergio Cervetti (BM ’67, Composition), was included on “A Concert of Gratitude” by the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, May 13. The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra dedicates this concert to their regular listeners who have held their concert tickets as a donation to the ensemble, despite cancellations due to the world health crisis.
On Friday, July 3, at 8:00 pm ET, Sandbox Percussion – Victor Caccese (BM ’11, Percussion), Terry Sweeney (BM ’13, Percussion), Ian Rosenbaum (BM ’08, Percussion), and Jonathan Allen – will be featured by Avaloch Farm Music Institute in the first installment of their Made at Avaloch series. Their two residencies at Avaloch in New Hampshire were instrumental in the development of Andy Akiho’s Seven Pillars. In this hourlong event they will discuss their work with Akiho and share a variety of videos, including the soft premiere of two brand new movements.
A film of the 2015 production at Peabody of On the Threshold of Winter by Composition Professor Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) featuring associate professor of voice Ah Young Hong (BM ’98, MM ’01, Voice) is available in its entirety online.