Toccato Libro Primo

Eastman School of Music Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Legendary Work by Frescobaldi

Two departments at the Eastman School of Music are collaborating on a celebration of the 400th anniversary of the publication Primo Libro di Toccate in 1615 by Girolamo Frescobaldi. The five-day event will include lecture presentations, master classes, and performances of the composer’s seminal work. When Frescobaldi published his “First Book of Toccatas” in 1615,…

Organ Concert by Eastman School of Music Faculty Celebrates University of Rochester Press, New Book on Mendelssohn

Audiences will have the rare opportunity to hear the entire Eastman School of Music organ department faculty perform during a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the University of Rochester Press and publication of a book edited by an Eastman musicologist.  Edoardo Bellotti, David Higgs, Stephen Kennedy, Nathan Laube, and Anne Laver…