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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents a Spanish-Language Opera Inspired by Márquez’s “Love in the Time of Cholera”

Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) presents Daniel Catán’s Spanish-language opera Florencia en el Amazonas (1996), inspired by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Love in the Time of Cholera. This opera will conclude the 2022-23 EOT season and takes place in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre from March 30-April 2. Alongside conductor Wilson Southerland, Octavio…

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The next Wellness at Eastman seminar will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 6 p.m.: Evolution and Alarm Bells: Understanding the Roots of Performance Anxiety, presented by Craig Cypher, Psy.D., a clinical and sports psychologist with UR medicine Orthopaedics and Physical Performance.

Evolution and Alarm Bells: Understanding the Roots of Performance Anxiety

Wellness at Eastman is a monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists, inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe.  The next Wellness at Eastman seminar will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 6 p.m.: Evolution and Alarm Bells: Understanding the Roots of Performance…

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Septura, a British brass septet.

Septura Legitimizes Brass Chamber Music

Brass instruments can play serious chamber music, too. That’s the message Septura, a British brass septet with performers from London’s major orchestras, wants to impart. To prove it, the group has released nine albums of transcriptions of major chamber music, piano and choral works, and various other arrangements on the Naxos recording label. Included are…

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Composer Han Lash ‘04E in Residency at Eastman as Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition: March 13-17, 2023

Eastman School of Music welcomes back composer Han Lash ‘04E for a Spring residency from March 13-17, 2023. The annual Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition Residency includes a range of performances and masterclasses, all over the course of one week, including three events that are free and open to the public on March 14,…

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Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Summer Organ Academy

In preparation for Summer@Eastman 2023, Marketing Assistant Joyce Tseng talked with Eastman faculty Nathan Laube to learn more about the Summer Organ Academy. In this weeklong institute, students get to experience life at Eastman and study organ with world-class faculty. Students will also have access to a variety of instruments in the Rochester area. Here…

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Two Exciting Concerts from the Eastman Musica Nova Ensemble: Featuring a piece by 2022 Kennedy Center honoree, Tania León on February 20

The Eastman Musica Nova Ensemble presents two upcoming performances on Monday, February 20 and Friday, April 7 featuring new and exciting works alongside seminal compositions of the 20th century. The ensemble’s next performance on February 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, includes Tania León’s Rítmicas. A Cuban-born composer who received a…

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Organist Chelsea Chen

Multifaceted Organist Chelsea Chen Performs in the Rochester Celebrity Organ Recital Series

The organ is an instrument best known as an accompaniment to church services, emitting a sacred aura through its wind-filled pipes. But the organ is a tremendously virtuosic instrument. Organists can create an entire orchestra of sounds through highly synchronized movements between hands and feet. Over keys, foot petals, and knobs called “stops,” an organist…

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