classical music

Finger Lakes Opera artists collaborate from a distance

Four songs and two arias, all by Mozart. That was all that Eastman School of Music graduate and current Finger Lakes Opera Young Artist Robin Steitz...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 6:07am
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Rochester violinist advocates for Black classical musicians

Violinist Epongue Ekille from Rochester is one of the people calling for a greater recognition of Black musicians’ contributions to classical music. She...
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:43am
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Remembering David Hochstein

The Hochstein School is named for musician David Hochstein, whose legacy continues to live on more than a century after his death. This musically...
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Sun, 05/24/2020 - 9:17am
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Rochester composer combines musical worlds

David Temperley composes tuneful, expressive pieces in a classical mold. But he also draws on influences from the popular music he grew up listening to...
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Sat, 01/11/2020 - 6:29am
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Finger Lakes Opera brings relatable characters to stage

The characters in Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème start out as broad archetypes: the moody poet, a fun-loving musician, a lonely young woman dreaming...
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Mon, 08/12/2019 - 5:33am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Gateways Music Festival

The Gateways Music Festival is back. The six-day festival that celebrates and supports classical musicians of African descent kicks off on Tuesday in...
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Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:28am
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Conductor inspires UR students to challenge selves, society

Conductor Dr. Rachel Waddell describes music as a “performing tool to bring people together.” She views her work with the orchestras at the University...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:20pm
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Remembering André Previn in Rochester

World-renowned composer, conductor, and pianist Andre Previn has died at the age of 89. During his wide-ranging career, Previn wrote Oscar-winning movie...
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Fri, 03/01/2019 - 2:28am
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New Sounds from Eastman's OSSIA

A group of students at the Eastman School of Music wants to expand the range of sounds in your life: they're the student-run new music ensemble, OSSIA ....
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Sun, 02/24/2019 - 7:40am
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Connections: Discussing the future of classical music

What is the future of classical music in America? The Eastman School of Music is hosting three guest scholars this weekend who will help answer that...
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Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:22am
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