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The Eastman Philharmonia Performing in Alice Tully Hall, NYC

The Eastman Philharmonia Performing in
Alice Tully Hall, NYC

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“Up, Running, and Polished”: Eastman Musica Nova’s 2016 Winter Concert Tonight

November 18, 2016

Brad Lubman conducting Musica Nova in Steve Reich’s Double Sextet, March 2016 Earlier this week, Dan Gross chatted with the four conductors on tonight’s Musica Nova concert at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Associate Professor of Conducting Brad Lubman is the director, and will conduct Dry by Michael Gordon. Three students conduct the other pieces; […]

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Tapestry of Sound: Eastman Trombone Choir Turns 75

November 15, 2016

By Erik Elmgren This year the Eastman Trombone Choir celebrates its 75th anniversary. This iconic Eastman ensemble has been an example of the high quality musical performance and education for which the Eastman School is so renowned since its founding in 1941 by former Professor of Trombone Emory Remington. The first concert of its 75th […]

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Sharing the “Blame”: Composers Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Carlos-Sanchez-Gutierrez on “Don’t Blame Anyone”

November 15, 2016

Photographs throughout the post show the puppets used in Don’t Blame Anyone. By Dan Gross Don’t Blame Anyone is the first opera by Eastman faculty members to premiere at Kodak Hall in 60 years. This piece combines music, puppetry, dance, and theatre into a two-act opera, and is a collaboration of performers from the United […]

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“A memory for a lifetime”: More on “Letters from Georgia”

November 11, 2016

This is the second in a series of posts from students playing in the Philharmonia’s premiere performances of Kevin Puts’s Letters from Georgia on November 12 in Kodak Hall and on November 14 at Alice Tully Hall in New York. This post is by Martha Chan, who will play first flute in the concerts. By […]

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“A thoroughly enchanting piece of music”: Rehearsing Kevin Puts’ “Letters from Georgia”

November 11, 2016

The poster for the Alice Tully Hall performance on November 14, 2016. Tomorrow night the Eastman Philharmonia, under Neil Varon, gives the world premiere of Kevin Puts’ Letters from Georgia in Kodak Hall, with soprano Renee Fleming as the soloist. The following Monday, all of them will travel to New York to repeat the concert […]

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Eastman Chorale Embarks on Out-of-State Performances

November 10, 2016

By Erik Elmgren The Eastman Chorale will soon be embarking on a concert tour to Ohio to perform at Oberlin College and in Cleveland. On November 18, the Chorale will present a joint concert with the Oberlin Choir at Finney Chapel on the Oberlin campus. Both choirs will travel to Cleveland to perform at Mary […]

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Georgia’s on Their Minds: Kevin Puts and Renee Fleming introduce “Letters from Georgia”

November 9, 2016

Renee Fleming with the Eastman Philharmonia in 2011 This Saturday, November 12, marks the world premiere of Letters from Georgia, a new orchestral song cycle by Eastman alumnus Kevin Puts (BM ’94, DMA ’99), who won a 2012 Pulitzer Prize for his first opera, Silent Night. Based on passages from the letters of Georgia O’Keeffe, […]

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Changing Personalities: Eastman Chamber Jazz Explores the Music of Boyd Raeburn

November 8, 2016

Arranger and bandleader Boyd Raeburn in the 1940s, photographed by William Gottlieb By Dan Gross Eastman Chamber Jazz, led by Jeff Campbell, will be playing the music of Boyd Raeburn tonight, November 8, at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The Raeburn Band did not have much commercial success, but it played some very interesting music. […]

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Scott Dettra Headlines Season Premiere of Rochester Celebrity Organ Recital Series

November 7, 2016

The Rochester Celebrity Organ Recital Series launches its 2016-2017 season with a recital by American concert organist Scott Dettra at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, East Avenue, Rochester. Dettra combines an active performance schedule with his post as Director of Music and organist at the Church of the Incarnation in […]

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