February 5, 2019
Equal parts tragedy and farce, Igor Stravinsky’s opera “The Rake’s Progress” follows the moral decline and fall of Tom Rakewell, who exchanges a simple life with sweetheart Anne Truelove for the worldly pleasures of London in the company of the devious Nick Shadow.
February 1, 2019
Olga Kern will be making her Northwestern debut on Saturday at the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. Her sold-out concert is a part of the fourth annual Skyline Piano Artist Series.
January 23, 2019
A chorus of 146 women and girls, including six current and former members of the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble, will premiere Julia Wolfe’s “Fire in my mouth” with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Donald Nally.
January 17, 2019
Grammy-winning Bienen conductor Donald Nally is reinventing choral music, drawing on scholarship and collaboration to produce secular sagas that are both visceral and transcendent.
January 17, 2019
Inspired by universal emotions and the potential for social change, the Gryphon Trio and Catalyst Quartet are bringing fresh perspectives to classical works of music at the Bienen School of Music’s Winter Chamber Music Festival this weekend.
January 15, 2019
Bienen School of Music lecturer Theresa Brancaccio discusses her Singer Savvy app – a vocal fatigue tracking system – on the Northwestern Digital Learning Podcast.
January 8, 2019
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra presents two large-scale works by Russian composers Jan. 31: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”) and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”.
December 10, 2018
Bienen faculty member Donald Nally, alumni Doyle Armbrust and Russell Rolen (of Spektral Quartet) and alumna Katrina Lenk have been nominated for 2019 Grammy Awards.
November 19, 2018
The 2019 Winter Chamber Music Festival will feature the festival debuts of the Gryphon Trio and Catalyst Quartet.
November 16, 2018
Mark Nuccio, principal clarinet of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, will join the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music faculty in fall 2019 as lecturer of clarinet.