Composer and faculty artist Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) release Love into Concrete as a musical response to Baltimore Ceasefire’s Sacred Space Rituals. The piece was released on Wednesday, May 1, and the recording was performed by Doctoral candidate Lior Willinger (BM ’14, MM ’16, Piano). The piece has been dedicated to Erricka Bridgeford, co-organizer of Baltimore Ceasefire. Purchase the track here.
DMA candidate Sun-A Park, piano, won second prize and the Rosa Sabater Award, which is given to the best Spanish music interpretation, at the 61st International Jaén Piano Competition in Spain, which took place April 24-May 3. As part of her award, she will give a concert which will take place in the Real Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País in Jaén.
Roberta Rust (BM ’76, Piano) will release a new album, “DIRECT CONTACT,” on Navona Records on May 24, 2019. On the record are works of eight composers with whom she had had direct contact over the years.
Sean Gallagher (BM ’85, MM ’89, Piano) and Alon Goldstein (GPD ’95, MM ’96, Piano) are the first affiliates of the Peabody Conservatory to be inducted into the Society of Scholars. The Society of Scholars is an organization that recognizes former Hopkins affiliates who have made outstanding contributions to their fields.
Nikita Borisevich (GPD ’13, MM ’17, Violin; GPD ’15, Chamber Ensemble) and DMA candidate Margarita Loukachkina (BM ’10, MM ’12, Piano) made their debut for the Venetian Arts Society at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center in Florida on March 19th. They performed works by Elgar, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Bloch, Franck and Waxman.