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GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PIANIST YEFIM BRONFMAN TO PERFORM IN THE EASTMAN THEATRE

February 8, 2007

Rochester, N.Y. – The Eastman School of Music continues its eclectic Mosaic Series with a solo recital by Grammy-winning piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman. The performance will take place in the Eastman Theatre on Tuesday, February 27 at 8 p.m., and will include works by Beethoven, Schumann, Ravel, and Balakirev. Considered one of the finest pianists […]

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IRREVERENT, PROGRESSIVE, ELECTRIFIED

January 29, 2007

Rochester, N.Y—Eastman presents two days of back-to-back concerts featuring the music of one of today’s most prominent and exciting New York composers, David Lang. The first concert, which takes place on Sunday, February 11 at 8 p.m. at the Bop Shop in Village Gate Square, features the new music ensemble, Electric Fuzz. The following evening, […]

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ITALIAN BAROQUE ORGAN SHOWCASE CONCERT

January 15, 2007

Hear the sounds of the only full-size Italian Baroque organ in North America this Sunday, January 21, when guest organist Magnus Kjellson performs a recital at the Memorial Art Gallery. A former student of Eastman Organ Professor Hans Davidsson, Magnus Kjellson has toured extensively in Europe as a distinguished performer, educator, and lecturer. Among other […]

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KRONOS QUARTET SETS THE TONE FOR EASTMAN'S NEW 'MOSAIC SERIES'

January 10, 2007

Rochester, N.Y. – In an age of growing eclecticism, classical music artists today are stretching beyond their traditional boundaries and embracing music from increasingly diverse sources. In this spirit, the Eastman School of Music celebrates some of today’s most versatile and innovative musicians with a unique new concert series, Eastman Mosaic. Each concert will take […]

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LEARN MORE ABOUT IRAQ THROUGH ITS TRADITIONAL MUSIC

January 4, 2007

ROCHESTER, NY— Imprisoned for two years in his native Iraq for opposing the regime of Sadaam Hussein, Rahim AlHaj is a modern master of the oud—the eastern parent of Europe’s lute. AlHaj lived as a political refugee in several countries before coming to the United States in 2000 and now offers a glimpse into the […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC RECEIVES GRANT FROM NEW YORK STATE MUSIC FUND FOR ITS ANNUAL WOMEN IN MUSIC FESTIVAL

January 2, 2007

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester is the recipient of a $31,000 grant from The New York State Music Fund for its Women in Music Festival 2007, an annual celebration of women involved in all aspects of music including composition, performance, teaching, scholarship and administration. The 2007 festival, set for March […]

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