The performance is part of the Conservatory Project, a series co-founded by Eastman that showcases outstanding young musicians from around the country.
For some members of the United States Army Field Band, the concert at the Eastman School of Music will be a homecoming performance at their alma mater.
The University will present world-renowned flutist James Galway with an honorary doctor of music degree when he performs on NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley.
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.
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.
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.