The Peabody Opera Theatre will present Mozart’s comedy Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) in two performances on Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, March 8, at 3:00 pm. Garnett Bruce is the stage director and Hajime Teri Murai will lead the Peabody Concert Orchestra.
The cast for Saturday’s performance includes Rachel Blaustein as Konstanze, Carrie Quarquesso as Blonde, John Noh as Belmonte, Josh Diaz as Pedrillo, Joshua Hughes as Pasha, and Aaron Sorensen in the role of Osmin. On Sunday, Christine Lyons will sing Konstanze, Bethany Baxter is Blonde, James Kil is Belmonte, Chuanqi Shang is Pedrillo, John An is the Pasha, and ChunFeng Li sings Osmin.
Tickets for the performances, at the Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50. For tickets, call 410-900-1150 or visit lyricoperahouse.com.
MORE EVENTS THIS WEEK
Tuesday, March 3, 12:00 pm
Gerald Klickstein, director of Peabody’s Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center, will present a talk in the Career and Creativity Seminars series titled, “Three Traits of Successful Concert Programs.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 206C (Conservatory Building).
Friday, March 6, 7:30 pm
The Peabody Modern Orchestra, conducted by Harlan D. Parker, will give the U.S. premiere of faculty composer Oscar Bettison’s Alternator. Also on the program will be Nico Muhly’s Step Team, Nancy Galbraith’s Strange Travels, and Mason Bates’ Omnivorous Furniture. Tickets for the performances, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID.
Friday, March 6, 7:30 pm
Music supervisor and sound designer Blake Leyh will speak in Joe Byrd Hall. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to email@example.com.
Saturday, March 7, 12:00 pm
Fred Bronstein, dean of the Peabody Institute, will discuss the future of classical music at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity, modeled after the famous TED conference series and organized by students. Bronstein and six other leading thinkers will be featured in the event in Mudd Hall on the Homewood Campus. Tickets are $15.
Saturday, March 7, 8:30 and 10:00 pm
Contemporary jazz musicians The Tarbaby Trio- Orrin Evans, piano; Eric Revis, bass; and Nasheet Waits, drums- will join saxophonist Gary Thomas, Richard and Elizabeth Case Chair of Jazz Studies, in the Jazz at the Johns Hopkins Club series. The group will play two sets, at 8:30 and 10:00 pm, at the Johns Hopkins Club on the Homewood campus, 3400 North Charles Street. Tickets are available by phone by calling 410-235-3435.
Sunday, March 8, 7:30 pm
Homewood Professor of the Arts Thomas Dolby will screen On Golden Pond in the Centre Street Performance Studio at 5 East Centre Street. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 6, 1:30 pm
Joan Dornemann, vocal coach
Leith Symington Griswold Hall
Master classes are free and open to the public.
This week’s free Thursday Noon recital in Leith Symington Griswold Hall will be presented by the Organ Department. Lizao Wang, organ, will perform one movement from Charles-Marie Widor’s Symphonie V, and Roderick C. Demmings Jr., organ, will perform two movements from the same work. Joel Nygren, organ, will perform César Franck’s Choral III in A minor. Dana Steele, organ, will play Joel Martinson’s Out of the Depths: Three Essays on a Chorale.
Peabody on the Court
This Friday, March 6, at noon, harpist Jasmine Hogan will present a free recital in the sculpture court of the Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street.
Conservatory student recitals
Conservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.
Sunday, March 22, 2:00 pm
Preparatory Young People’s String Program
Tuesday, March 24, 8:00 pm
Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series: The Peabody Trio
Saturday, March 28, 7:30 pm; Sunday, March 29, 3:00 pm
Peabody Dance Centennial Celebration
For other events featuring Peabody performers, please visit the Peabody Institute Concerts Facebook page. The full calendar of events at Peabody can be found at peabody.jhu.edu/events.
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