Kim Kashkashian Featured in Strings Magazine

Kim Kashkashian (BM ’73, Viola) was featured in an article by  David Templeton in Strings magazine. The article highlights Ms. Kaskashian’s latest album Arcanum, created with pianist-composer Lera Auerbach under ECM records, her recent induction into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and insight into the relationship between performer, audience, and composer. Arcanum is available […]

New Chamber Opera by Kevin Puts Commissioned by Opera Philadelphia

In September, composition faculty artist Kevin Puts will premiere his first chamber opera, an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s gothic novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree commissioned by Opera Philadelphia with libretto by Mark Campbell, with whom Dr. Puts won the Pulitzer Prize for Silent Night in 2012.