Mozart meets Salieri: An inside look at Eastman Opera Theatre’s production of two comedic gems

January 16, 2020

Frank and Buff attempt to hold back the two divas while Mr. Plume gets in the middle of their fight. From left to right: Kevin Spooner, YeJi Lee, Matthew Campisi, McKenzie Warriner, Nathan Savant. Photograph by Jeremy Lopez.   In just one week, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima […]

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Summer@Eastman 2020: THE UNBROKEN CIRCLE Native American Song and Dance Workshop

January 16, 2020

  Hand-Drum Singers at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario. Photo credit: Esther Vincent, Peterborough, Ontario Daystar/Rosalie Jones is the founder and Artistic Director of DAYSTAR Dance Company, founded in 1980, the first dance company in the U.S. created with all-native performers and specializing in the portrayal of the personal and tribal stories of Indian America. The […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Eastman Virtuosi

January 15, 2020

More Information: Media only: Katey Padden (Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator), (535) 274-1052, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The Faculty Artist Series presents Eastman Virtuosi on Saturday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The concert will feature performances by Professor of Guitar, Nicholas Goluses; guitar, Professor of Voice, Anthony Dean Griffey; […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: George Sakakeeny, Bassoon

January 15, 2020

More Information: For Media Inquiries: Katey Padden (Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator), (585) 274-1052, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The Faculty Artist Series presents George Sakakeeny, Professor of Bassoon, on Wednesday, January 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Sakakeeny will be joined by pianist Chiao-Wen Cheng, oboist Erik Behr, clarinetist Michael Wayne, Flutist […]

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Grammy-winning Organist Nathan Laube Begins Spring 2020 Faculty Artists Recitals

January 13, 2020

Organist Nathan Laube brings The Art of the Fantasy to the Memorial Art Gallery on January 16.   The world-renowned musicians on Eastman’s performance faculty teach and perform throughout the world, but our Faculty Artist Series allows Rochester music lovers to hear them in solo recitals and chamber music right here in Rochester. Our winter/spring […]

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Eastman Presents and The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series present the Zhou Family Band

January 10, 2020

On Wednesday, January 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman Presents and The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series welcome the Zhou Family Band. Hailing from Lingbi in the Anhui Province of central eastern China, The Zhou Family Band takes pride in being the loudest orchestra at any festival! Playing traditional wind and […]

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William Warfield@100

January 8, 2020

An Eastman Scholarship Celebrates a Great American Singer   Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. has provided financial aid to more than 35 students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s William Warfield Scholarship Benefit Concert will be held […]

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Eastman News Highlights January 6, 2019

January 6, 2020

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.)  Eastman Opera to present double-bill (Monroe County Post 12/23/2019)  Eastman Opera Theatre will continue its season with the double-bill of Salieri’s “Prima la musica e […]

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