Faculty artist and alumnus Adam Pearl (BM ’99, Piano; MM ’01, DMA ’09, Harpsichord) will play the harpsichord in Pro Musica Rara‘s season opener, A Baroque Halloween: A Tribute to the Diabolical Side of Music on Sunday, October 29, at 3:30 pm. The concert will feature music by Giuseppi Tartin, Jean-Marie Leclair, Marin Marais, and a narration of Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry to music by Allen Whear.
Wade Davis (MM ’11, GPD ’13, Baroque Violoncello) will make his Baroque cello debut at the Colour of Music Festival in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm. The festival is for black classical musicians, and Davis will be headlining the Chamber Music Series with a concert of Bach cello suites. He will also be the principal cello for the festival orchestra.
Molly Young (MM ’13, Voice, Early Music), who was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer this past February at age 29, was featured on Self magazine’s website for her coping mechanism. She’s spending her chemotherapy sessions creating music videos complete with costumes, makeup, and lip syncing.
The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble will be performing music in conjuntion with the Camerata Coloniel. This will be a part of a festival, Conciertos de la Villa de Santo Domingo, and will be broadcast on WXXI on October 9, 2017 at noon. The live concert will take place in the Dominican Republic and will feature music dating from the time of Columbus’s arrival in Hispania.
On Sunday, September 17, at 4:00 pm, Mountainside Baroque will present “Totally Telemann” featuring Julie Bosworth (MM ’14, Early Music Voice), Janna Critz (MM ’13, Early Music: Voice/Pedagogy; GPD ’14, Voice), Corbin Phillips (MM ’15, Voice), and junior Sarah Lynn, Baroque flute, at the Shrine of Saints Peter and Paul, 125 Fayette St., Cumberland, Md.