Susan Zhang and Concert Truck Residency in Dallas Reply

Susan ZhangThe Concert Truck, co-directed by Susan Zhang (GPD ’18, Piano), began its Dallas Symphony Orchestra residency on Saturday, November 21 and will continue through Friday, December 18. The free concerts feature performers from the DSO, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts, Dallas Theater Center, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre performing alongside Zhang and co-director Nick Luby.

Richard Goode Joins Peabody Conservatory Faculty Reply

Richard GoodeHailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth, and expressiveness, pianist Richard Goode will join the full-time faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University as Distinguished Artist Faculty beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. He is widely acknowledged as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music. More…

Thomas Kotcheff Releases New Album Reply

Songs of InsurrectionThomas Kotcheff (BM ’10, Piano) released a new album of Frederic Rzewski’s Songs of Insurrection through Coviello Music Productions. Songs of Insurrection is based on seven songs of protest from various countries and eras. Rzewski takes these melodies as starting points for his own variations. He invites the pianist to conclude each movement with improvisation, which Kotcheff does on movements 1, 3, 4, 6, and 7. Kotcheff was featured in an interview by The New York Times discussing the album.