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Passion, Drama and Political Intrigue Portrayed in L’Incoronazione di Poppea by Eastman Opera Theatre

A story that is ignited with passion, drama and political intrigue in ancient Rome will be portrayed in Eastman Opera Theatre’s upcoming performance of L’Incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea) by Claudio Monteverdi on November 2, 3, 4, and 5 in Kilbourn Hall.  Considered Monteverdi’s final masterpiece, with libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello, the…

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Internationally acclaimed pianist Marina Lomazov appointed to Eastman School of Music faculty

Marina Lomazov, an internationally renowned concert pianist whose New York debut performance was called “dazzling” by the New York Times chief music critic, Anthony Tommasini, will join the Eastman School of Music as Professor of Piano in the fall of 2018.  Subsequent to winning prizes in numerous competitions, including the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition,…

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Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts Conference at Eastman School of Music on October 26

An upcoming conference will open a window into the state of research in medieval manuscript studies in the digital age. Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts will bring together scholars for a half-day symposium that in part focuses on a thirteenth-century manuscript, currently on exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago. This symposium will take…

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