On Friday, May 21st at 1:00pm EST, second-year DMA pianist Fifi Zhang will present a solo recital of American, German, and Russian composers, livestreamed from Elebash Hall. The program begins with the blistering Caténaires by Elliott Carter followed by four hauntingly ethereal preludes by Ruth Crawford Seeger. It also includes Johannes Brahms’ six beloved Op. […]
On Wednesday, May 19th at 1:00pm EDT, violist Jeremy Kienbaum (A violist of “eloquent strength” – The Well-Tempered Ear) will perform an eclectic program of works by Joan Tower, Benjamin Britten, Max Reger, and Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. in a livestream recital from Elebash Hall. Each composer brings their own artistic flair to the program, celebrating the […]
On Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 1:00pm EST, violinist Julia Danitz will perform a grand program of works by Eugène Ysaÿe, J.S. Bach, Dai Fujikura, and Ludwig van Beethoven. The program features twelve movements total, all requiring a range of arduous expression from the instrument. Ysaÿe Sonata No. 4 (1924) is an hommàge to Fritz […]
Congratulations to Serena Wang (Adviser, Professor Anne Stone) and Emily Weiss (Adviser, Professor Jeffrey Taylor), who are among 10 students chosen through a competitive application process for this year’s Dissertation Showcase! Imagine summing up years of dissertation research and writing in a lively, three-minute public presentation. Ten students will do just that at The Graduate Center’s fourth annual “Inside The Graduate […]
On Friday, April 23rd at 1:00pm EST, violist Carrie Frey will perform a set of works exploring the instrument’s contrapuntal and lyrical capabilities in a livestream recital from Elebash Hall. The program traces a lineage of string writing from J.P. von Westhoff’s Suite No. 1 in A minor, a precursor to Bach’s famous Partitas and Sonatas, to […]
(photo by Ana Galizes) On Wednesday, April 7th at 1:00pm EST, cellist Kirsten Jermé will perform three solo cello suites spanning three centuries in a livestream recital from Elebash Hall. Blending elements of dance, theater, poeticism, lyricism and brilliance, these suites demonstrate the evolution of the genre as well as its indebtedness to J.S. Bach – […]
Presented in partnership with the Center for Humanities at the Graduate Center, the second annual Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival will be taking place online from Friday, March 5 – Sunday, March 7, 2021, and will explore the role of music in contemporary Ukrainian culture and politics through lively presentations and performances under the theme “Voices Across […]
Congratulations to GC DMA student Han Chen, who has launched a program entitled “Migration Music”: “Migration Music is a series of interviews and performances featuring immigrant composers. As an immigrant myself, I always wonder what it means to other immigrants to have left their countries and moved to a new world. If a composer, I […]
This Friday at 3 p.m. GC student Magdalena Filipczak will be performing on the Chamber Music Live series curated by Marcy Rosen at Queens College. The program includes Beethoven’s Violin Sonata nr 6 in A major (Op. 30, nr1) and Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata Nr 2 (Op. 94a). The streaming will be on YouTube at this […]
Olivier Fluchaire, (D.M.A. graduate, class of 2011), was recently appointed as Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Manhattanville College (Purchase, New York). The Division counts Dance, Music, Theatre and Studio Arts disciplines with 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and 70 full-time and part-time professors.
D.M.A. student Audrey Chen was selected as a semifinalist in this year’s Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Here’s a link to more info on their website: https://buff.ly/2SUyaHq. Congratulations to Audrey!
D.M.A. student Graeme Steele Johnson was selected as a semifinalist in this year’s Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Here’s a link to more info on their website: https://yca.org/2020-semifinalists/. Congratulation, Graeme!