Happy Birthday, Polyphonic.org!

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In April 2006, the Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership launched something brand-new: Polyphonic.org, a professional development website for orchestra musicians. In April 2007, as it celebrates its first anniversary, Polyphonic.org is emerging as an innovative resource for information on orchestra life.  It has created a network and a sense…

A NEW LOOK AT THE ROMEO AND JULIET STORY

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—. Love and war, politics and religion, past and future collide in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues), a gripping version of the Romeo and Juliet story by the composer of Norma. Eastman Opera Theatre continues its 2006-2007 season with this rarely performed, but beautiful and dramatic, work. While…