Eastman School of Music Win GRAMMY Awards

  Two Eastman School of Music alumni, Bob Ludwig (BM‘66E, MM‘01E), mastering engineer, and Sunny Yang (BM’04), cellist were winners in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 62nd GRAMMY Awards, Sunday January 26, 2020. Bob Ludwig (BM‘66E, MM‘01E) won the Best Engineered Album, Classical award for Riley: The Suns (Kronos Quartet). Ludwig is a…

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

A bit of The Pirates of Penzance in Mozart’s Impresario: Behind the umbrella is Trevor Scott (as Tyler); Jordan Costa (Steven Sibley); and Lucy Almada (Sylvia Sibley); Tim Long is at the piano. Photograph by Nic Minetor.   This weekend, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima la musica e…

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An Evening of Debussy Premieres

An evening of Debussy premieres, curated by Eastman School of Music’s Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Music Theory, Marie Rolf, will have a special preview at Eastman on Sunday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall.  Featured performers at this event include soprano Susannah Stewart, a current graduate student…

Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink on January 26

Contact: Mimi Hwang, Artistic Director: 585-615-0033; mhwang@esm.rochester.edu Media only: Katey Padden, (585) 274-1052, Mobile (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   “If Music Be the Food…,” the chamber music series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will present its second concert of Season 11 on Sunday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs Street. Admission to the…

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

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…

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

  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…