Gaëlle Pierre-Louis, student of Matthew Viator (BM ’09, Composition) won 2nd place in the 2015 Crescendo International Competition and performed Mendelssohn’s Rondo Capriciosso in the winner’s recital at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, January 10.
Faculty artist Michael Formanek’s third CD release on ECM Records, The Distance, will be released on Friday, February 12, and is now available for pre-order through iTunes and Amazon. The CD features Mr. Formanek’s Ensemble Kolossus performing his own original compositions. In anticipation of this upcoming release, the ensemble, which includes Mr. Formanek, will perform […]
Emily Noël (MM ’06, Voice), soprano & autoharp, and Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Double Bass), viola da gamba, double bass, and cittern, will perform as part of Floyds Row, a British-American ensemble that explores early, folk, and classical idioms, often pulling from early British repertoire. The ensemble will tour February 7-12, including a concert at […]
Mark Lanz Weiser and Roger Brunyate’s Opera Tops The San Francisco Chronicle’s “Top 10 in Opera 2015”
“Where Angels Fear to Tread,” a three-act opera by Mark Lanz Weiser (BM ‘ 91, Piano; MM ’93, Composition) with a libretto by faculty member Roger Brunyate, made the top of The San Francisco Chronicle‘s “Top 10 in Opera 2015” list for its San Jose, California, performance. The opera, based on the novel by E.M. […]
Alumna Jenny Lin (AD ’98, Piano) appeared on CBS Sunday Morning performing in a segment on the legacy of Steinway & Sons pianos on Sunday, December 20. View the full video here.