The Peabody Post

Michael Hersch interview and news

MichaelHerschMichael Hersch  (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition), chair of Peabody’s Composition Department, was interviewed by Philadelphia’s David Patrick Stearns on WRTI about his new opera, On the Threshold of Winter, which premieres next summer in New York by the Nunc new music ensemble.

Richard Anderson’s film about Hersch, The Sudden Pianist, has just been named an official selection of the New York City Independent Film Festival, Oct. 18-20.

Hersch’s Tenebre was premiered by pianist Garrick Ohlsson at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival on August 15.

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