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Eastman, Kairos Italy Theater collaborate on tribute

Eastman, Kairos Italy Theater collaborate on tribute

March 10, 2014

The works of Italo Calvino, one of the most important Italian writers of the 20th century, are the inspiration for this joint music-literature-theater project.

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Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

March 4, 2014

Francis Poulenc’s lushly melodic work addresses themes of fear, faith, sacrifice, and redemption in a community of nuns facing the uncertainties of the French Revolution.

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Women in Music Festival celebrates 10th year

Women in Music Festival celebrates 10th year

February 28, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon, one of America’s most frequently performed composers and a major figure in contemporary classical music, headlines this year’s Women in Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music March 24 to 29. The annual event features concerts, master classes, and lectures that are free and open to the public.

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Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

February 24, 2014

Canadian artists Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue’s work uses communication, exchange, and observation to create images, site-specific art, sculptures, special events, and multimedia.

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Concert salutes work of African-American composers

Concert salutes work of African-American composers

February 20, 2014

“Jubilee! A Celebration of African-American Composers” features Eastman students performing the works of Pulitzer Prize winner George Walker (’56 DMA), Margaret Bonds, Duke Ellington, William Grant Still, and others.

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Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

February 20, 2014

The International Theatre Program presents a modern take on one man’s struggle between morality and self-interest in Henrik Ibsen’s dark satire, An Enemy of the People.

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Itzhak Perlman to receive honorary degree

Itzhak Perlman to receive honorary degree

February 19, 2014

Famed violinist Itzhak Perlman will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Music by the University of Rochester when he performs in a sold-out concert with Eastman School of Music students this Saturday.

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Breaking Winds joins Eastman concert

Breaking Winds joins Eastman concert

February 17, 2014

The bassoon ensemble, which started at the Eastman School of Music, will perform with the Eastman Wind Ensemble on Feb. 19.

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MAG’s Third Thursday concert goes for baroque

MAG’s Third Thursday concert goes for baroque

February 14, 2014

The concert will center on music from Bologna, whose magnificent San Petronio Basilica was a European center of musical innovation in the late 1600s.

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“Humans of New York” creator comes to campus

“Humans of New York” creator comes to campus

February 11, 2014

Brandon Stanton, creator of the photo blog Humans of New York, will speak Thursday, Feb. 27, in Strong Auditorium.

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