Tariq Al-Sabir (BM ’15, Voice) performed in an original arrangement at Schubertiade Remix hosted by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) as a part of Lincoln Center’s, Mostly Mozart Festival on Monday, August 7, at 7:30 pm. The musicians “remixed” Schubert’s “Winterreise.” The event was featured in The New York Times.
Composers Pamela Stein Lynde (MM ’07, Voice) and Frances Pollock (MM ’15, Voice) have been selected for American Opera Projects’ Composers & the Voice Fellowship. The Composers & the Voice Workshop Series is a competitive biannual fellowship offered to composers, librettists, and composer/librettist teams. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, the two-year fellowship includes a year of working with the company’s resident ensemble of singers and artistic team followed by a year of continued promotion and development through AOP and its strategic partnerships.
The Baltimore Lieder Weekend, founded and directed by Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano; KSAS BA ’00, History), will take place at An die Musik from October 20 to 22 with the theme of “New American Song: Unusual Suspects.” Peabody contributions include performances by Schlosberg and Laura Strickling (MM ’06, Voice), a composition by Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition), and a panel discussion including Peabody Dean Fred Bronstein. All events are free, courtesy of Free Fall Baltimore.
Jason Hardy (MM ’00, AD ’04, Voice), who is the director of development for Opera Memphis, has been selected as one of 13 participants in Opera America’s Leadership Intensive Program. This program identifies the most promising professionals in the field of opera administration and provides them with a unique experience designed to bolster their leadership capacity and advance their careers. Participants will gather at the National Opera Center in New York City from August 11 through August 18 for a weeklong learning program that will address strategic issues, build essential skills, and foster strong professional connections.
Susan Lyle (MM ’78, Voice) has been appointed director of music and organist of the Congregational Church in Tryon, N.C.