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Eastman School of Music Centennial Celebration Boasts More than 40 Commissions and 14 Fanfares

Media only:  Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications, (585)278-4743,  jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, officially begins its Centennial Celebration July 1, 2021. Their 100 years of history and 18-month-long celebration will include more than 50 new compositions, world premieres,…

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Postcard from Morocco On-Demand Streaming Starting December 15

**Postponed until the Spring of 2022** Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere Postcard from Morocco, released for on-demand streaming starting December 15th. Postcard from Morocco is by Eastman alumnus Dominick Argento ‘58E (PhD) and John Donahue. This production will be directed by Steven Daigle and music directed by Timothy Long. This innovative production…

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Gateways Music Festival Orchestra Announces Carnegie Hall Debut as part of Spring 2022 Festival

Media Contacts: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com Jessica Kaufman, Eastman School of Music, 585-274-1057, jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu A Gateways Orchestra concert in New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall will highlight the 2022 Gateways Music Festival, in association with Eastman School of Music, according to plans announced today. The Festival was initially scheduled for this November,…

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Mozart Mayhem Scenes from Three Beloved Operas Streamed On-Demand

Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator: (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere Mozart Mayhem, released for on-demand streaming starting May 28.Mozart Mayhem will bring an inventive, immersive twist to scenes and arias from three of the composer’s most beloved operas:  Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, and Die…

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Eastman Launches Campaign to Honor its 100-year History and Celebrate the Century to Come

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music publicly launched its centennial fundraising campaign with a livestreamed virtual event from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Thursday, April 29. The entire event is available for viewing at https://www.esm.rochester.edu/100. Co-hosted by University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Eastman School of Music Dean Jamal Rossi, the…

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Eastman School of Music and El Sistema USA® Strengthen Partnership

Katie Wyatt, President and CEO of El Sistema USA 919-451-0077, katie@elsistemausa.org   Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, and El Sistema USA® (ESUSA) have recently deepened their partnership with several key personnel appointments and intersectionality initiatives. Both the Eastman School of Music and the Gateways Festival, in partnership with Eastman, joined ESUSA…

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