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EASTMAN OPERA THEATRE PRESENTS FRANCIS POULENC’S MASTERPIECE DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES

February 2, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — As part of its ongoing season of outstanding modern works, Eastman Opera Theatre presents one of the greatest 20th-century operas, Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites. Performances will take place Wednesday through Saturday, February 11, 12, 13 & 14 at 8 p.m. For this winter production, directed by Steven Daigle, the setting […]

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EASTMAN WELCOMES LEGENDARY COMPOSER KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI FOR FESTIVAL IN HIS HONOR

January 30, 2004

Rochester, NY — The Eastman School of Music honors the legendary Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki in a weeklong festival (February 23-27), featuring him prominently in both roles for which he is internationally noted. “The School is thrilled to host the visit of this world-renowned figure, whose music,” says interim Composition Chair David Liptak, […]

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SWEDEN’S KING BESTOWS HIGHEST NATIONAL MEDAL ON EASTMAN ORGAN PROFESSOR

January 28, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — When Eastman School of Music Professor of Organ Hans Davidsson visits the capital city of his native Sweden tomorrow, the trip will entail something a bit more than his usual work- and family-related activities. Davidsson’s presence at the Royal Palace in Stockholm has been requested by His Majesty the King of Sweden, […]

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EASTMAN PROFESSOR HONORED WITH ANTHONY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

January 21, 2004

Jean Barr, professor of piano accompanying and chamber music at the Eastman School of Music and the first keyboard artist in the United States to receive a doctoral degree in accompanying, has been named the recipient of the Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was established in 1997 by the Anthony Center for […]

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EASTMAN PATHWAYS GETS A $20,000 BOOST FROM RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES

January 19, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester — which operates Rochester’s Ronald McDonald House and supports local programs that improve the health and well-being of children — has given a $20,000 grant to Eastman Pathways, a program between the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester City School District that benefits inner-city […]

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