Sorab Wadia Featured in Merchant of Venice Reply

Wadia

Andrea Messana, The New York Times

Sorab Wadia (BM ’93, MM ’95, Piano) and four other performers will play Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at Peak Performances at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., from September 19 to October 1. Wadia and the performance were included in an article in The New York Times on September 7, “Reinventing Shakespeare, According to the Gospel of Joseph Papp.”

Lura Johnson Opens CMSMD season Sunday Reply

Lura Johnson Photo Credit Katya Chilingiri Hi Res Head ShotFaculty artist Lura Johnson (‘01, Piano) will open the Chamber Music Society of Maryland‘s concert season with concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Carney in a recital of LeClair, Beethoven, and Brahms on Sunday, September 17, at 3:00 pm. Their season continues with Xiaohui Yang, piano, the winner of the 2018 Yale Gordon Peabody Competition, on November 5; faculty artist Amit Peled, cello, with his students in a Cellobration on March 25; and Zane Forshee (MM ’01, GPD ’03, DMA ’11, Guitar) and Max Zuckerman (BM ’07, GPD ’09, Guitar), Duo Guitars, on April 22. DMA candidate Michael Repper is the artistic director of CMSMD.

Two Cities performs at Thrive Music Live Reply

Wimbish-DavisOn Friday, September 8, at 7:00 pm, Two Cities, a vocal duo with soprano Melissa Wimbish (GPD ’11, Voice; GPD ’14, Chamber Ensemble) and mezzo-soprano Elspeth Davis (MM ’06, Voice) will perform with Hui-Chuan Chen (MM ’06, DMA ’14, Piano), as part of season two of Thrive Music Live. Two Cities was created to take a new look at early and traditional music, as well as expand the repertoire of contemporary music written for two female voices.

Alumni Featured by Community Concerts at Second Reply

Community Concerts at SecondCommunity Concerts at Second in Baltimore has announced its 2017-18 season and several Peabody alumni are featured soloists: Felix Hell (AD ’07, MM ’08, DMA ’16, Organ) on September 24, bass-baritone Robert Cantrell (MM ’90, GPD ’92, Voice) on November 12, Alon Goldstein (GPD ’95, MM ’96, Piano) on March 11, all at 3:30 pm. Other alumni will perform on the Chamber Music by Candelight concerts throughout the season.