The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – will perform at An die Musik Live! on Saturday, February 4 at 3:30 pm in a concert and celebration featuring hits from their latest CD, Creation, including Suite in the Old Style, featuring Baltimore-area poet and Guggenheim-winner Lia Purpura. The program will also feature sneak previews from the Poulenc Trio’s next CD, releasing in Summer 2017, and behind-the-scenes sets from the Trio’s new animated film, Trains of Thought: Animated, premiering in May at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. The concert will be followed drinks and homemade sweets and savories from the Baker’s Guild. Find tickets and more information here. More…
The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – released a new CD under the Delos label which climbed to #4 on iTunes Apple Music’s classical playlist. The CD features the works of Beethoven, Schnittke, and Octavio Vazquez, with poetry by Lia Purpura. They will perform several concerts this month in British Columbia, Canada.
The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – is collaborating on an animated film titled Trains of Thought: Animated, set to a kinetic new work by Viet Cuong (BM ’11, MM ’12, Composition) with animators Elizabeth and Alden Phelps. The film will premiere in May 2017 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
The Glickman Ensemble, a bassoon quartet featuring Lisa Alexander (BM ’85, Music Education; PC ’85, Bassoon; ENGR MS ’88 Computer Science), has three CDs out The Enchanted Bassoon, Cantilena, and Bailas with music ranging from Bach to Villa Lobos. All the music on the CDs include transcriptions for the bassoon(s) by Loren Glickman plus some his original compositions. The CDs are available on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. Their website is glickmanensemble.com, where there are video clips from concerts along with short takes from the CDs.
The “Celebrating Our Musical Future” program on WWFM Radio aired several Peabody student performances in the first hour (8:00 pm EST) of its Monday, June 13 broadcast, including Donnacha Dennehy’s Céad Slán from the November Now Hear This concert; G. P. Telemann’s Sonata in C (arranged by Phillip Kolker), performed by bassoonist Jaquain Sloan with cellist Minzo Kim for Mr. Sloan’s bachelor’s degree recital on April 1; Eugene Bourdeau’s Premier Solo for bassoon, also from Jaquain Sloan’s April 1, 2016, degree recital, with Lior Willinger, piano; and J. S. Bach’s Toccata, Adagio and Fugue, BWV 564, performed by organist and master’s degree student Benjamin LaPrairie on March 24.