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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 12, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 30
'Music for the World'

Saturday, April 17, 7 p.m., Friedberg Hall
Peabody Preparatory Showcase

The Preparatory Violin Choir, Peabody Children's Chorus and Sinfonietta will perform music by Thomas Benjamin, Shostakovich, Robert Sirota, Vivaldi and Gene Young.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID. Pre-concert festivities start at 3:30 p.m. with free recitals in Peabody's new spaces.

Sunday, April 18, 2 p.m., Friedberg Hall
Sax and Celebrations

The Peabody Wind Ensemble, conducted by Harlan Parker, will be joined by Gary Louie (saxophone) and Kirsten Taylor (piano). Music by Paul Creston, Ty Alan Emerson, John Zdechlik, Percy Grainger and Ives.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID

Sunday, April 18, 5 p.m., Griswold Hall
A Sonic Spectacular for Organ, Brass, Chorus and Percussion

Donald Sutherland (organ), Svetoslav Stoyanov (marimba), the Peabody Brass Ensemble and Peabody Concert Singers will perform the world premiere of Peter Klatzow's Towards the Light and other works.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID

Monday, April 19, 7:30 p.m., Friedberg Hall
Peabody Chamber Percussion Ensemble

The ensemble, directed by Robert van Sice, will perform music by Steve Reich, Iannis Xenakis and David Lang.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID

Tuesday, April 20, 8 p.m., Friedberg Hall
A Star-Studded Night of Chamber Music

A host of performers, coordinated by cellist Michael Kannen, will perform music by Schubert, Beethoven, Ligeti and Mendels-sohn-Bartholdy.
Admission: $35 general, $18 seniors, $12 students with ID

Wednesday, April 21, 8 p.m., Friedberg Hall
Carl Orff's Carmina Burana

The work, conducted by Edward Polochick, will be performed by the Peabody Concert Orchestra, Peabody Chamber Singers, Peabody Concert Singers, Peabody-Hopkins Chorus and Peabody Children's Chorus.
Admission: $35 general, $18 seniors, $12 students with ID. Preconcert festivities include a lecture by Polochick and performances of pieces from the Orff-Schulwerk by Peabody Preparatory students, presented in the Grand Arcade.

Thursday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Friedberg Hall
The Peabody Jazz Orchestra

The orchestra, directed by Michael Formanek, will perform music by Thad Jones and Jim McNeely.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID

Friday, April 23, 8 p.m., Friedberg Hall
Flute Virtuoso Marina Piccinini

Piccinini will be joined by Hyunah Yu (soprano) and Ken Noda (piano) to perform music by Martinu, Roussel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicholas Maw and Faure.
Admission: $18 general, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID

Saturday, April 24, Friedberg Hall
Grand Celebration Evening

Festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Mt. Vernon Place for the official grand reopening of Peabody. A concert follows at 6:30 p.m. with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hajime Teri Murai and featuring pianist Leon Fleisher. Works performed will be Nicholas Maw's Concert Suite from Sophie's Choice (world premiere); Lukas Foss: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Baltimore premiere); Ravel: Piano Concerto in D for the Left Hand; and Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No. 2. A postconcert reception featuring music will take place in all of Peabody's new spaces.
Admission: $125 per person

Sunday, April 25, 2 to 5 p.m.
Peabody Open House

Free performances by Peabody ensembles throughout the campus, with family-friendly activities.
Admission: Free

Saturday, April 17, through Tuesday, Aug. 31
"Lift Every Voice — Portraits of African-American Musicians"

An exhibition of photographs by Russ Moss, a jazz musician and senior cameraman for WJZ-TV, will inaugurate Peabody's new Bank of America Mews Gallery.
Admission: Free


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