Daniel Sabzghabaei Selected as a Composer Fellow for 2017 Intimacy of Creativity Festival in Hong Kong Reply

daniel-sabzghabaei-for-webDaniel Sabzghabaei, a master’s composition student studying with Kevin Puts, was recently selected as a composer fellow for the 2017 Intimacy of Creativity Festival in Hong Kong from February 26- March 6. He will be working in collaboration with Master of the Queen’s Music Judith Weir and co-founder/associate artistic director of the New York Festival of Song Michael Barrett. Mr. Sabzghabaei’s song cycle Four Glimpses of Desire will be performed at the festival by tenor Jonathan Blalock.

Women in the Dark Receives Positive Review from MD Theatre Guide Reply

women-in-the-darkPeabody Chamber Opera’s production of Women in the Dark received a positive review from Raychel Harvey-Jones of MD Theatre Guide. The review states, “An excellent compilation of operas directed by Courtney Kalbacker. Each one capturing those moments we all face in life as if we are feeling around in the dark looking for the light. A fantastic combination of three operas encompassing a cross-dressing husband, cupid’s badly aimed arrow, and the all-consuming pressure of being a woman.” Read the full review here.

JT Mitchell Presents Recital at Grace and St. Peter’s Church on April 30 Reply

15541486_1680327515592505_3406144287944848053_n JT Mitchell, a master’s candidate studying baroque flute with Gwyn Roberts and harpsichord with Adam Pearl, will present a recital in collaboration with harpsichordist Gabriel Benton on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 pm at Grace and St. Peter’s Church in Baltimore. The recital is free and open to the public.

Peabody Harpists to Perform at the 13th World Harp Congress in Hong Kong Reply

harp-studioPeabody harpists – Erin Baker, Olivia Castor, Tianyang Chen, Peggy Houng, Olivia Kim, Melody Leung, Jessica Sudarta, and  faculty artist Jasmine Hogan (BM ’11, AD ’16, Harp, MM ’14, Harp/Pedagogy) – will play two full programs at the upcoming World Harp Congress in Hong Kong. This is an honor for the studio and a departure from normal Congress selection procedures of 10-15 minutes per selection, except for the headlining performers. More…

Peabody Opera’s Women in the Dark Featured by The Baltimore Sun Reply

women-in-the-darkPeabody Opera’s chamber production of three contemporary one-act operas under the heading Women in the Dark was featured in an article by Tim Smith in The Baltimore Sun. The article details the plot of Sukey in the Dark, by Jonathan Holland, and Naomi in the Living Room, with music by Thomas Whitman and libretto by Nathalie Anderson. More…