New Peabody CD Features the Work of Aaron Jay Kernis Reply

Piccinini performing KernisThe Peabody Symphony Orchestra’s second commercial recording in four years, highlighting the music of composer Aaron Jay Kernis, features flute soloist and Peabody professor Marina Piccinini and conductors Marin Alsop, Peabody director of graduate conducting and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin, music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The CD, released on the NAXOS label in September, was recorded and produced by the students and faculty of the Conservatory’s Recording Arts and Sciences Department. More…

Peabody Ensembles to Participate in Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico Reply

Louna-Dekker-Vargas-300x198.jpgPeabody’s La Obra and Classical Revolution present Music for Puerto Rico. Organized by Louna Dekker-Vargas (KSAS, BA ’15, Sociology; BM ’17, Flute), this local concert will feature Peabody ensembles, including String Sinfonia, Trio Jinx, a jazz combo, and others. All proceeds from the evening will be sent to UNIDOS, an organization that provides hurricane relief. The program features speaker Armando Bayolo and Latino and classical music. The concert will take place on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Entrance donations are $10 and up, and a Latino reception will follow the performance.

Leela Breithaupt Awarded Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Reply

downloadLeela Breithaupt (BM ’93, MM ’96, Flute) has been awarded a 2017-18 Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, sponsored by the Indianapolis Arts Council and Lilly Foundation, Inc. The $10,000 fellowship will support Ms. Breithaupt’s historical manuscript research in Paris and the production of a CD for her ensemble, Les Ordinaires, under the Naxos Records label. Les Ordinaires’ debut CD, Inner Chambers – Royal Court Music of Louis XIV will be released on the Naxos Label in January 2018 and will feature Allison Edberg Nyquist (BM ’84, Violin) and Jory Vinikour (’83, Piano).