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Amplify Artists Roundtable – January 18, 2021

Watch the virtual roundtable hosted yesterday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Colburn’s 2020-21 Amplify Artists Nokuthula Ngwenyama (viola), Silas Farley (dancer, choreographer), and Marlon Martinez (bass) discussed their careers, their roles as Amplify Artists, and the effects of the pandemic and social justice on the arts world.

Next Up: Chromatophores

Ryan Davis (Conservatory ’19) presents his own original compositions with electronics, unaccompanied solo Bach, and even a cover of Daft Punk in Chromatophores, the opening performance of the 2021-22 Next Up Series.

Colburn Chamber Music Society: Clive Greensmith with Fabio Bidini

Former Tokyo String Quartet cellist and current Colburn faculty member Clive Greensmith is a celebrated soloist, chamber musician, and educator. He takes the stage with Fabio Bidini, Carol Colburn Grigor Piano Chair, for a performance of Brahms, Schoenberg, Monteverdi, and more.

Episode 1, Recovered Voices 2021: Schulhoff and More

Erwin Schulhoff was only one of many composers whose works were banned during the years of the Nazi regime in Europe. James Conlon discusses the reasons for that nefarious policy, as well as what must be done—and is being done—to address such moral, historical, and artistic injustice.

Presented by the Colburn School’s Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices, this four-part original multimedia series conducted by James Conlon delves into the life and music of Erwin Schulhoff (1894–1942), a fascinating, prolific, and multi-faceted composer.

Academy Virtuosi, December 7

This season, this elite conductorless chamber orchestra comprised of talented young musicians brings to life Mahler’s stunning arrangement of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden Quartet and Lyric for Strings by George Walker, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

Performance Forum, January 13

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series.