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November 15, 2010

The New Eastman Evolution: Festival Week

orchestra with conductor
Eastman Philharmonia

'The New Eastman Evolution': Festival Week

From Dec. 6 through 12, the Eastman School will mark the opening of the wing and completion of the project with a Festival Week celebrating “The New Eastman Evolution.” Featured will be performances with instrumental ensembles, choral music, jazz, and chamber music. Performers will include renowned pianist Garrick Ohlsson in an all-Chopin recital (an invitation-only event) to inaugurate Hatch Recital Hall; guest composer Oliver Knussen; cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk in recital; Eastman’s Wind Ensemble, Wind Orchestra, New Jazz Ensemble, Musica Nova, Repertory Chorus and Women’s Singers, Philharmonia, Eastman-Rochester Chorus, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Eastman faculty, students, and RPO musicians will join forces in a Chamber Music Marathon in Hatch Recital Hall.

In addition, regularly scheduled tours will showcase the new wing and Wolk Atrium as well as performing spaces from Kodak Hall to Hatch Recital Hall. Details for all Festival Week events are at www.esm.rochester.edu/evolution.

Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson
Jeremy Denk
Jeremy Denk
Steven Isserlis
Steven Isserlis
orchestra
Eastman Wind Ensemble

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