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!
D.M.A. piano candidate Han Chen released his newest album, Thomas Adès: Works for Solo Piano, this month. Composer, conductor and pianist Thomas Adès has been described by The New York Times as ‘among the most accomplished all-round musicians of his generation’. His Concert Paraphrase on Powder Her Face reflects the glamour of the opera’s subject in the grand manner of […]
The Graduate Center, CUNY DMA candidate in performance and Polish violinist Magdalena Filipczak makes her Carnegie Hall Debut on March 18th at 8PM in a program inspired by the phantasy motive, including master Phantasies by Schubert and Schönberg. Filipczak also showcases selections from her debut Album Essence of Violin, featuring works by Saint-Saëns, Britten, Lutosławski, […]
John Popham and Pala Garcia have received a 2020 Alumni Enterprise Award from the Music Academy of the West, for States of Listening, a podcast pilot project that frames listening experiences within various mindfulness practices. Episodes will feature performances by their trio Longleash and others, as well as discussions with selected mindfulness practitioners. Music Academy of the […]
Pianist Han Chen may only be two years into his D.M.A. at The Graduate Center, but he’s already a celebrated performer and seasoned veteran in the recording studio. He released his debut album — of Liszt’s operatic translations — in 2016, and will follow it Jan. 24 with an album of Anton Rubinstein’s sonatas. Not one to rest on his laurels, Chan has already […]
Graduate Center doctoral candidate Emily Eagen (D.M.A. in Music Performance) will ring in 2020, or rather whistle it in, with the New York Philharmonic’s “New Year’s Eve: Celebrating Sondheim,” a tribute to the legendary composer whose 90th birthday is in March 2020. A two-time international champion whistler, Eagen was invited by the nation’s oldest symphony orchestra to perform […]
Alumna Julia Grella O’Connell (D.M.A. 2009)’s book Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England has been awarded the Diana McVeagh Prize by the North American British Music Studies Association for Best Book on British Music published between 2017 and 2018. The book began as a seminar paper for Barbara Hanning’s Music Iconography course and later became […]