February 2016, vol. 31, no. 5

Prepping for the Met Opera-Juilliard production of Bellini’s “La sonnambula,” a “crown jewel of bel canto style.”
Mendelssohn? Baroque? Actually this Romantic composer's work is deeply rooted in the Baroque tradition, as Juilliard415's concert will show.
To dream up the set for the rep, we look for the plays’ common threads to locate the design and then look for ways to change the space.
Juilliard alums commemorate Hurricane Katrina
By
Dylan Moore
The world needs you—it needs the soothing and forceful hands, minds, and hearts of the artist.More
Jaap van Zweden
By
Ira Rosenblum
Juilliard alumnus Jaap van Zweden will be the next music director of the New York Philharmonic, the orchestra announced on January 27. More
Joyce DiDonato and Samantha Hankey
By
Jessica Epps
Mezzo Joyce DiDonato to Juilliard students: musicians’ holy grail is to simplify, let the music speak for itself, be patient and vigilant.More
Joel Krosnick
By
Joel Krosnick
Cellist Reflects on 42 Years With the Juilliard String Quartet
Joel Krosnick looks back on winding up 42 years in the Juilliard String Quartet, “the longest period of time I have devoted to anything.”More
Monica Huggett
By
Monica Huggett
Mendelssohn? Baroque? Actually this Romantic composer's work is deeply rooted in the Baroque tradition, as Juilliard415's concert will show.More
Hyesang Park
Prepping for the Met Opera-Juilliard production of Bellini’s “La sonnambula,” a “crown jewel of bel canto style.”More
Calisto scenery
By
Joshua Simka
Cavalli’s opera ‘Calisto’ is full of gorgeous music and hilarious comedy and the sexiest masterpiece of the 17th century.More
Drama students look at costume sketches
By
Susan Jackson
To dream up the set for the rep, we look for the plays’ common threads to locate the design and then look for ways to...More
Juilliard415
By
Benjamin Sosland
Juilliard415 patron: "I don't know why we use these new instruments when the old ones sound so good.” (Maybe this should be our new slogan!)...More
AJ Nilles and Adam Meyer
By
Max Tan
Berlin Phil’s AJ Nilles to Juilliard students: “Use your instincts and don’t be afraid to take your own path.”More
Lithophones
By
Donald Krishnaswami
Juilliard alum Don Krishnaswami had a strange request: could he compose a piece for prehistoric instruments? More
Seymour Lipkin and Rui Shi
By
Jerome Lowenthal
Juilliard faculty member Jerome Lowenthal remembers Seymour Lipkin, his former mentor and longtime colleague and friend.More
Daniel Ferro
By
Joshua Simka
Juilliard voice faculty member Daniel Ferro died November 18, 2015.More
By
Susan Jackson
Evening Division faculty member Gilbert Kaplan, a publisher and economist who turned himself into a conductor and Mahler expert, has died.More
Special Section
Marshall Gilkes Album Cover
By
Joshua Simka
Juilliard was well-represented among this year’s Grammy nomineesMore

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Monday, February 8, 2016
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

There are also performances on February 11 and 13

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Performances take place Feb. 10, 13, 14, 18, 21

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Performances take place on Feb. 10, 12, 13, 14. Limited tickets available to the Juilliard community only.