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.
The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – has upcoming concerts. On Monday, October 23, they will open the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York’s 20th anniversary season. The concert will be at the Kosciuszko Foundation at 7:30 pm. On November 4, they will perform at Christ Church United Methodist with the Charleston Chamber Music Society in Charleston, W. Va., at 7:30 pm. For their full schedule, visit their website.
Matthew Odell (MM ’03, GPD ’05, Piano) was recently on a tour around Europe. He traveled to many countries, and some of the highlights include a solo recital at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London, England, a performance of three piano sonatas by Pierre Boulez at the University of Sheffield, and he gave lectures and master classes at the Univseritat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona and the Universitat de Barcelona in Spain.
Peabody alumni Daniel Horn (’76, Piano), Ann Palen (MM ‘89, Violin), and Jeannie Yu (DMA ’05, Piano) participated in the 27th annual Midsummer’s Music Festival in Door County, Wis. The program features different chamber music programs in a summer festival setting. This year, in addition to featuring Peabody alumni, they focused on female and Eastern European composers.
André Watts (AD ’72, Piano) will open Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s 2017-18 season with a concert titled “From Piano to Pen” on Thursday, October 26, at 8:00 pm, at Carnegie Hall. He will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9, K. 271 “Jeunehomme.” with the orchestra. This program will also be presented on Thursday, October 12 at 7:30 pm in Lincoln, Neb.; Saturday, October 14 at 8:00 pm in Danville, Ky.; Sunday, October 15 at 4:00 pm in West Lafayette, Ind., presented by Purdue Convocations; and Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.