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Bienen ensembles, faculty and special guests celebrate William Byrd
September 22, 2022
The Bienen School of Music, under the auspices of the 2022-23 Evelyn Dunbar Memorial Early Music Festival, will present five events celebrating the music of William Byrd.
Bienen School celebrates the season with winter holiday concerts
November 4, 2021
Student ensembles from the Bienen School of Music will ring in the winter holiday season with two in-person concerts Dec. 4 and 5 on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.
Northwestern Opera Theater launches ‘Orfeo remote’ mini-series
December 14, 2020
The pandemic could not stop Northwestern University Opera Theater from proceeding with plans for a fully realized production of Claudio Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo.”
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.
Bienen School Represented at NATS Virtual Conference
August 20, 2020
Bienen School voice and opera faculty, students, and alumni played important roles in the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s 2020 National Virtual Conference in June.
Behind the Screens: 'Orfeo Remote' Artist Interviews
May 18, 2020
Joachim Schamberger, Stephen Alltop, Kandise Le Blanc and Nicholas Lin share their various perspectives and insights on Orfeo Remote.
Handel festival and opera highlight spring season at Bienen School of Music
April 19, 2018
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) is the focus of the biennial Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival, hosted by Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, May 17 to 20 on the Evanston campus. The 2017/2018 Robert M. and Maya L.
British chamber music rounds out Bienen’s December offerings
November 22, 2016
New professor of viola makes Northwestern debut as Chamber Orchestra soloist
Bienen School of Music Presents Four Holiday Concerts
November 8, 2016
Duke Ellington’s jazz arrangement of the Tchaikovsky classic, “Nutcracker Suite,” and historically authentic performances of Handel’s “Messiah” as well as choral and orchestral seasonal favorites are all part of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music holiday celebration.
Bienen School Hosts Spring Orchestra Concerts
April 26, 2016
The majestic sounds of classical and modern works for strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion will be performed by several student ensembles, including the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia.