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New Concert Video: “Frau Trude”

Check out this new concert video of “Frau Trude,” a 10-minute opera by composition student Daniel Schlosberg ’14MMA.

Adapted from the Grimm fairy tale of the same name, the opera tells the story of a witch named Frau Trude, who turns naughty children into logs for her fire.  The opera was performed on October 3rd in Sprague Hall as part of YSM’s New Music New Haven concert series.

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Published October 24, 2013
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American icon Leon Fleisher performs on Horowitz Piano Series Nov. 13

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The Horowitz Piano Series at the Yale School of Music presents a recital by the internationally renowned pianist Leon Fleisher on Wednesday, November 13. Fleisher will play music for the left hand by Brahms, Takács, Kirchner, and more, and will be joined by Katherine Jacobson Fleisher in music for piano four hands by Schubert and Ravel. MORE

Published October 24, 2013
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Yale in New York kicks off season with The Legacy of Paul Hindemith

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Yale School of Music opens the 2013-14 season of YALE IN NEW YORK with THE LEGACY OF PAUL HINDEMITH on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 7:30pm in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.

At once an innovative composer and theorist and a passionate educator, Paul Hindemith(1895–1963) served on the Yale School of Music faculty from 1940-53 and left behind a spirit of invention and exploration that remains at the heart of Yale’s program. The Legacy of Paul Hindemith commemorates sixty years since the composer’s stay in New Haven and fifty years since his passing, with a program focusing on composers, faculty, and students who have felt this profound influence. MORE

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Worth nothing: Symphony by Sea launches 33rd season

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By Ann Reily

A lot of time and effort goes into planning a Symphony by the Sea concert.

For the chamber orchestra’s season-opening concerts tonight and Sunday, music director and conductor Donald Palma put a lot of thought into his selection of arias and choruses by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Mozart and others.

“I spent months putting this program together and getting the right mix of pieces and the right order,” Palma said. “It’s kind of a compilation of some of the greatest operatic chestnuts or gems combined with some lesser-known pieces.”

In celebration of its 33rd season, the North Shore-based orchestra is continuing its efforts to reach out to younger audiences by offering a $10 discount on tickets to those age 33 and under.

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Published October 24, 2013
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