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.
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.
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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.
DEBUSSY Cello Sonata
SCHREKER Der Wind for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Horn, and Piano
MONTEVERDI Anima Dolorosa, arranged for Cello Ensemble
OCKEGHEM Alma Redemptoris Mater, arranged for Cello Ensemble
ARVO PÄRT Fratres for 12 Celli
SCHOENBERG Ein Stelldichein (A Rendezvous) for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano
BRAHMS Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87
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.
Learn more: https://www.colburnschool.edu/community-initiatives/recovered-voices/recovered-voices-2021/
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.
Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series.