Grammy Award-winning pianists Yefim Bronfman and Richard Goode and the celebrated Tokyo String Quartet are among the guest artists appearing on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus this fall.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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Alumni Spotlight: Madison Leonard
December 7, 2022
Soprano Madison Leonard ’16 MMus, a grand finalist winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, has been praised for her “lovely vocal delicacy.” Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight.
Orfeo Goes Remote
September 17, 2020
When the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the Bienen School’s spring opera production, director of opera Joachim Schamberger reconceived Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo as an online project —an experimental opera film, Orfeo Remote.
Matthew Polenzani leads vocal master class
May 2, 2016
Tenor Matthew Polenzani presented the final master class in the 2015-2016 Tichio Vocal Master Class Series on Sunday, May 1, in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall.
Northwestern Presents Array of Guest Artists This Spring
April 6, 2016
Upcoming programs will feature prize-winning pianist Andrew Tyson; the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition winning Dover Quartet; Metropolitan Opera tenor Matthew Polenzani; and classical guitarist Alvaro Pierri.
Northwestern to Present Spring Opera/Vocal Master Classes
April 1, 2016
Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah” will be presented for the first time on the Northwestern University Opera Theater stage by the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music this spring.
Bienen School of Music Presents Opera and Vocal Master Classes
February 22, 2016
Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” this winter and Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah” this spring are among the upcoming operatic offerings presented by the University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts Dedicated
September 25, 2015
Heralded by trumpets and featuring a performance by music students, Northwestern University dedicated the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts yesterday (Sept. 24).
Four Bienen students to perform at Kennedy Center on April 21
April 16, 2015
Four students and one alumnus of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music will perform in a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project.
Grammy-Winning Soprano Reneé Fleming to Lead Master Class
October 21, 2014
Four-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming will lead a master class featuring four promising Northwestern University voice and opera program students.
Bienen School Stars of Tomorrow Perform at Kennedy Center
April 18, 2014
Four exceptional Bienen School student soloists will be featured in a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 22.