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Late Poet Laureate helped celebrate Plutzik Centennial

Late Poet Laureate helped celebrate Plutzik Centennial

February 17, 2015

From the archives: Philip Levine, former poet laureate of the United States, was a keynote guest when the Department of English’s Plutzik Reading Series celebrated its centennial in 2012. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet died Sunday at the age of 87.

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World-Renowned Taiko Drumming pioneers perform In Kodak Hall

World-Renowned Taiko Drumming pioneers perform In Kodak Hall

February 16, 2015

Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese drum, the taiko, the performing arts ensemble Kodo will perform its “One Earth Tour: Mystery” program which evokes the mood of splendor and awe found in sacred places.

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Event: University of Rochester hosts Tino Sehgal’s This situation

February 9, 2015

Rochester will be the second university to produce This situation, a piece by British-German artist Tino Sehgal. The piece is described as a “constructed situation” akin to a contemporary salon in which live interpreters discuss among themselves and with visitors such issues as the aesthetics of existence and the implications of moving from a society of lack to a society of abundance.

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Eastman celebrates 400th anniversary of legendary work by Frescobaldi

Eastman celebrates 400th anniversary of legendary work by Frescobaldi

February 9, 2015

Two departments at the Eastman School of Music are collaborating on a celebration of the 400th anniversary of the publication Primo Libro di Toccate in 1615 by Girolamo Frescobaldi. The five-day event will include lecture presentations, master classes, and performances of the composer’s seminal work.

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Eastman professor Paul O’Dette, alumnus Bob Ludwig win Grammys

Eastman professor Paul O’Dette, alumnus Bob Ludwig win Grammys

February 8, 2015

O’Dette, professor of lute, won for Best Opera Recording, and Ludwig, alumnus and mastering engineer, took home three Grammys: Best Surround Sound Album, for his work on Beyoncé; Best Engineered Album Non-Classical, for Beck’s Morning Phase; and Album of the Year.

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Rochester choreographers receive Lillian Fairchild Award for commitment to community

Rochester choreographers receive Lillian Fairchild Award for commitment to community

January 30, 2015

The Department of English has named N’jelle Gage and Guy Thorne of FuturPointe Dance the recipients of the 2014 Lillian Fairchild Memorial Award.

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Pianist Peter Serkin performs with Eastman Philharmonia

Pianist Peter Serkin performs with Eastman Philharmonia

January 27, 2015

Distinguished American pianist and classical music legend Peter Serkin will perform with the Eastman School of Music’s Philharmonia orchestra under conductor Neil Varon on Saturday, Feb. 21,

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(en)Gendered exhibit marks tenth anniversary

(en)Gendered exhibit marks tenth anniversary

January 27, 2015

For ten years, this annual competition has showcased the artwork of undergraduate students exploring ideas of gender and sexuality. From January 23 through February 27, an exhibition in Rush Rhees Library features the 2015 jury’s top selections.

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Organ concert celebrates University of Rochester Press, new book on Mendelssohn

Organ concert celebrates University of Rochester Press, new book on Mendelssohn

January 23, 2015

Audiences will have the rare opportunity to hear the entire Eastman School of Music organ department faculty perform during a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the University of Rochester Press and publication of a book edited by Eastman musicologist Jürgen Thym.

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