Faye Chiao Premieres Opera with Boston Chamber Symphony Reply

Faye ChiaoThe world premiere of Banding Together, a new opera by Faye Chiao (MM ’07, DMA ’16, Composition) and Anton Dudley based on the fairy tale “The Musicians of Bremen,” will be made by the Boston Chamber Symphony, led by Music Director Avlana Eisenberg (GPD ’08, Conducting). Chiao and Dudley are artists-in-residence with the symphony. The family-friendly concert will also feature Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Karen LeFrak’s Ivan’s Song. This concert, on Sunday, May 13, at 4:00 pm, will take place at Temple Ohabei Shalom in Boston.

Ah Young Hong Receives Great Reviews Reply

Ah Young Hong

Faculty artist Ah Young Hong (BM ’98, MM ’01, Voice), soprano, recently released “A Breath Upwards,” an album featuring music by Milton Babbitt and Peabody faculty artist Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition). Last year, she was featured on Ensemble Klang’s album “Black Unlimited” which also features the music of Hersch. Both albums have received great reviews on The WholeNote, Music Web-International, Classical Modern Music, and a Dutch music site. Ensemble Klang’s album is also featured in Alex Ross’s playlist for his book, The Rest is Noise.