Lura Johnson wins second prize in chamber music in the 22nd International Brahms Competition

Peabody faculty member Lura Johnson, piano, and cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn, performing as Duo Baltinati, won second prize in chamber music in the 22nd International Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria. The duo was selected out of 32 ensembles and 77 artists. Their program included Schumann Fantasiestücke, Bolcom Capriccio, both Brahms Cello Sonatas, Beethoven C Major Cello […]

Peabody alumni found new group Symphony Number One

Symphony Number One, founded by DMA conducting student Jordan Randall Smith and junior Nicholas Bentz, opens inaugural season with the world premiere of saxophone concerto by Andrew Boss (MM ’13, Composition) featuring senior Sean Meyers, commissioned by the group. They will also perform Mahler’s Fourth Symphony featuring soprano soloist Amanda Williams (MM ’14, GPD ’15, Voice). The inaugural concert will […]

Peabody Organ Alumni Hold Free Recital

Peabody Organ Alumni are holding a recital on Friday, September 18, at 5:30 pm in Griswold Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and features performances by David Christopher, Felix Hell, Kaori Hongo, James Houston, Christopher Keenan, Erik Meyer, Anna Meyer, Marvin Mills, Jonathan Moyer, and Mark Willey.