Julien Xuereb releases solo guitar CD

Julien Xuereb, guitar, will release a CD on May 19. Introspection is the first solo album recorded by Xuereb and features his original compositions for classical guitar. Some pieces, such as Méditation, are among Xuereb’s earliest works; they were influenced by Middle-Eastern lute music using mostly modality and improvisation. Gradually, Xuereb incorporated elements from Western classical […]

Marin Alsop, Peabody Symphony Orchestra to Record Kevin Puts’ Works for Naxos

Recording for PSO’s first major-label release begins this month. The music of Pulitzer-Prize winning composer and Peabody Conservatory faculty artist Kevin Puts will be featured on a new recording by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marin Alsop, acclaimed music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and a member of Peabody’s conducting faculty. Slated for […]

Jessye Norman to receive 2015 George Peabody Medal

Dean Fred Bronstein announced this morning that Jessye Norman will be this year’s recipient of the George Peabody Medal. Norman joins a prestigious list of vocalists and past recipients of the medal including Ella Fitzgerald, Marilyn Horne, and Bobby McFerrin. The award, established in 1980, is the Institute’s highest honor awarded for outstanding contributions in the field of music. Dean Bronstein’s message to […]