Jonathan Leshnoff Concerto performed

Jonathan Leshnoff

On March 4, Cello Concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff (BA ’95, Anthropology; BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) was performed by Nina Kotova and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, directed by Dirk Brossé.

Frank Gulino news

Frank Gulino

Frank Gulino will have his Kennedy Center premiere by the Clipper City Brass Quintet, who will perform Legends of the Pacific, on Monday, March 11 at 6:00 pm.  The concert is free as part of the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage concert series, and will also be streamed online at http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium. He is also a performing artist […]

Pervinca Rista will perform Beethoven Violin Concerto

Pervinca Rista

Pervinca Rista (BA ’08, Romance Languages; MM ’09, GPD ’10, Violin), currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and a PhD in Comparative Literature, will perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 61 with the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra on March 9 and 10.  She is the first double doctoral candidate in Johns Hopkins University […]

Hilary Hahn commissioned new encore works

Preparatory alumna and Peabody National Advisory Council member Hilary Hahn, violin, has commissioned 26 composers to write new encore works, and then conducted an online contest to find a 27th piece for her project, In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores. She debuted 13 of these during a recital tour in 2012 and completed a […]

First Solo CD by Alumna Weiyin Chen

Diary in G, Piano Sonatas by Schubert & Schumann – first solo CD by Weiyin Chen (MM ’09, GPD ’10, Piano) on Azica (Naxos) Records. Franz Schubert’s Sonata No. 18 in G major, Op. 78, D894, and Robert Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22, are on the recording.