Recent Peabody Institute press releases are below. Members of the media may contact the Communications Office to be placed on the press release list.
|05/24/2016 - Bass-Baritone Eric Owens Named Distinguished Visiting Artist at Peabody
The acclaimed bass-baritone and opera star Eric Owens will take on a new role in 2016-17 – that of distinguished visiting artist at the Peabody Conservatory. Mr. Owens will coach voice students and lead master classes over multiple visits.
|05/10/2016 - Peabody Alumnus Awadagin Pratt to Speak at Peabody Commencement May 18
The internationally renowned pianist and Peabody alumnus Awadagin Pratt will speak at the Peabody Conservatory’s Commencement at 10:30 am on Wednesday, May 18, in Miriam A. Friedberg Hall.
|04/15/2016 - Leon Fleisher Conducts Peabody Symphony Orchestra in Final Concert of the Season
The legendary pianist and Peabody Conservatory Andrew W. Mellon Chair in Piano Leon Fleisher will guest conduct the Peabody Symphony Orchestra in its final concert of the 2015-16 season on April 30.
|04/13/2016 - Junior Bach Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Junior Bach, a program which pairs middle-school students from the St. Ignatius Loyola Academy and the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women with Conservatory composition students, celebrates its 10th anniversary.
|04/12/2016 - Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Combine Forces to Remember the Bard of Avon
Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble will collaborate with Chesapeake Shakespeare Company artists to perform music from the Bard’s England.
|03/30/2016 - Baltimore Premiere of Rise Marks Anniversary of Uprising
Praised by the Washington Post for its “strong words [and] clear music,” Rise receives its Baltimore premiere on April 19, 2016, the one-year anniversary of the day Freddie Gray died in police custody, sparking the Baltimore Uprising.
|03/24/2016 - Connecting Communities Through Music
On Saturday, April 9, Peabody Conservatory students will perform with gospel choirs of Ark Church and New Shiloh Baptist Church in the culmination of a course at Peabody, the African-American Gospel Tradition taught by faculty member Andrew Talle.
|03/21/2016 - Violinist Midori Appointed Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Peabody Institute
Violinist Midori has been made a distinguished visiting artist at Peabody for the 2016-17 season. Recognized as one of the legendary violinists of our times, Midori will visit campus to conduct master classes at both the Conservatory and the Preparatory.
|03/18/2016 - Dean’s Symposium Series Welcomes (Le) Poisson Rouge Founders and Kennedy Center President to Peabody
On Monday, March 28, the co-founders of (Le) Poisson Rouge will join Dean Fred Bronstein, part of the Dean’s Symposium Series. The following week, the president of Kennedy Center will also speak on Wednesday, April 6.
|03/11/2016 - Peabody Dancers “Illuminate” the Stage in Spring Showcase
Following its Centennial Celebration last year, Peabody Dance performs its annual Spring Showcase, Illumination, on March 19 and 20, which includes a diverse range of works for upper-level students and alumni by emerging and established choreographers.
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