Joseph H. Conyers, assistant principal bassist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Rex Surany, principal bassist of the Metropolitan Opera, have been appointed to the Juilliard string faculty beginning this spring semester. They will be joining Juilliard’s other distinguished bass teachers: Timothy Cobb, Harold Robinson, and Eugene Levinson.
- Jan 27, 2020Music
- Jan 23, 2020MusicJuilliard Journal
Grad student Harrison Honor explores works by Xenakis and Cage—some of the most significant 20th-century works for percussion ensemble—that Juilliard will perform on February 3
- Jan 23, 2020Music
Nicholas McGegan conducts Juilliard415 and the Juilliard Orchestra on Monday, February 10, 2020, in works by Bach and Stravinsky. The concert begins with the New York premiere of Sweet Pulcinella, an arrangement of the original source material that inspired Stravinsky’s ballet Pulcinella by faculty member Gonzalo X. Ruiz, followed by Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048, and the Juilliard Orchestra performing Stravinsky’s Concerto in E-flat Major (“Dumbarton Oaks”) and Pulcinella Suite. The following week, McGegan will conduct a concert version of Handel’s Rinaldo, HWV 7, with Juilliard415 and singers from Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts on Monday, February 17, 2020, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall.
- Jan 22, 2020MusicVocal ArtsPress Release
Virgil Thomson's "The Mother of Us All," Presented in Collaboration With The Met Museum of Art and the New York Philharmonic and Featuring Juilliard Singers
Juilliard, in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s MetLiveArts performance series and the New York Philharmonic, co-presents Virgil Thomson’s The Mother of Us All on February 8, 11, 12, and 14, 2020, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the American Wing’s Charles Engelhard Court.
- Jan 22, 2020Juilliard Journal
Lawyer and MLK speechwriter Clarence B. Jones returned to Juilliard, where he studied in high school, to give the annual King Lecture
- Jan 17, 2020MusicPress Release
Juilliard Percussion Ensemble, Led by Daniel Druckman, Performs Cage and Xenakis on Monday, February 3, 2020, at 7:30pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater
The Juilliard Percussion Ensemble, led by director Daniel Druckman, will perform John Cage’s Second Construction, First Construction (In Metal), and Third Construction and Xenakis’ Les Pléïades on Monday, February 3, 2020, at 7:30pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.
- Jan 15, 2020Juilliard Journal
Juilliard has become the first educational institution to take part in the IDNYC initiative, giving more New Yorkers than ever a chance to experience our performances
- Jan 07, 2020MusicPress Release
Marin Alsop Leads the Juilliard Orchestra in Works by Barber, Brahms, and Shostakovich With a Tribute to Composer Christopher Rouse on January 25, 2020
Alumna Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, leads the Juilliard Orchestra in a program featuring Barber’s Toccata Festiva with Juilliard organist Daniel Ficarri, Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 126, with Juilliard cellist Daniel Hass, and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op 73, on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall. The program will also include a tribute to former Juilliard faculty member and close friend of Marin Alsop’s, Christopher Rouse (1949-2019) as the Juilliard Orchestra will perform his 2016 work, Processional.
- Jan 06, 2020Juilliard Journal
ChamberFest's unlimited rehearsal time and daily coaching yield an extraordinarily rich artistic and educational result
- Jan 06, 2020MusicInternational Blog
Chenchun Ma (BM '19, piano) is working on her master's degree—find out why she chose to return to Juilliard