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Organ Recital Features Musical Promenade Through Gallery Paintings

November 7, 2008

Italian organ virtuoso Edoardo Bellotti will perform works from his CD Promenade, a collection of works inspired by paintings at the Memorial Art Gallery, during the next Italian Baroque Organ Showcase Concert at the Gallery at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16. The CD was recorded at the gallery in 2007 and features improvisations by […]

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Trombonist Paul Ferguson Joins Eastman New Jazz Ensemble on Stage

November 7, 2008

Jazz trombonist and composer/arranger Paul Ferguson, described as one of the most versatile and busiest musicians in the Midwest, will be a guest artist-in-residence at the Eastman School of Music and will join the New Jazz Ensemble under director Dave Rivello for their concert on Monday, Nov. 17. During his stay at Eastman, where he […]

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Selected Coverage November 2008

November 1, 2008

Selected Coverage November 2008: Download PDF here

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Eastman Wind Ensemble, Canadian Brass Release First-Ever CD Collaboration

October 24, 2008

The Eastman Wind Ensemble and Canadian Brass, two of the most prestigious wind groups in North America, will release their first-ever joint recording on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Titled Manhattan Music and available exclusively from online classical music retailer ArkivMusic (www.arkivmusic.com), the disc celebrates and continues the tradition of the Canadian Brass and more than 50 […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents Britten's 'The Turn of the Screw'

October 24, 2008

The Turn of the Screw, Benjamin Britten’s dark chamber opera that is regarded by many as the finest of his stage-works, opens Eastman Opera Theatre’s new season starting Thursday, Nov. 6. “As a composer, Britten creates richly colored sonorities that envelope the listener and audience between the real and psychological world that the heroine (the […]

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Kilbourn Concert Series Features German Lieder Performed by Christian Gerhaher

October 24, 2008

German baritone Christian Gerhaher, a young singer who has been favorably compared to the giants of lieder singing, will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, as part of the Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School of Music. Accompanied by piano partner Gerold Huber, the singer will present a program that traverses 150 years […]

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Jazz Master 'Snooky' Young Will Be In Residence at Eastman School

October 16, 2008

Trumpeter Eugene “Snooky” Young, whose seven-decade career has included stints with Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, and the Tonight Show band, will share his experience with Eastman School of Music students this month. Young will be in residence at Eastman from Monday, Oct. 20, through Wednesday, Oct. 22. He is scheduled to meet with […]

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Dave Brubeck To Speak and Be Honored During Eastman Weekend

October 14, 2008

Legendary jazz composer and performer Dave Brubeck will appear in two events that are free and open to the public during the Eastman School of Music’s upcoming Eastman Weekend. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Eastman Theatre, Brubeck will talk about his music and career with Harold Danko, professor and chair of the […]

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Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble Opens Kilbourn Concert Series

October 10, 2008

The signature ensemble of the famed Boston Early Music Festival opens the new season of the Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School of Music at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Kilbourn Hall. Directed by Eastman Professor and lutenist Paul O’Dette and virtuoso violinist Robert Mealy, the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble will […]

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Organ Debut, Honorary Degree for Jazz Great Dave Brubeck Highlight Eastman Weekend Celebration

October 3, 2008

From the first public concerts on a unique new pipe organ to the presentation of an honorary degree to jazz legend Dave Brubeck, the Eastman School of Music will celebrate the creativity, innovation, scholarship, and lifelong learning that occur within its classrooms and performance halls during Eastman Weekend. Eastman Weekend combines traditional events such as […]

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