Concert with Gail Archer

Sun, Nov 27 - 4:00pm

Gail Archer will perform an organ recital at St. Patrick's Cathedral on November 27th, at 4 pm.

Wie schon leucht’ uns der Morgenstern    Op. 40#1   Max Reger (1873-1916)

Praeludium und Fuge C-dur Op.7 #1

Introduction, Passacaglia und Fuge uber ein Originalthema Op. 73


Concert with Gail Archer

Sun, Nov 6 - 4:00pm

Gail Archer will perform an organ recital at Central Synagogue on November 6, at 4 pm.

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme  Op. 52, #2       Max Reger (1873-1916)

Erste Sonata   fis-moll   Op. 33

 Fantasie und Fugue uber BACH   Op. 46

Conductor Cliff Colnot Wins 2016 Ditson Conductor’s Award

Cliff Colnot, distinguished conductor, composer, arranger and educator, is the recipient of the 2016 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.
The prize was presented Saturday evening, October 8, at the Harris Theatre of Music and Dance in Chicago during the six-day series of concerts, Ear Taxi: Chicago Festival of New Music, of which the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University was the initiating sponsor. Paul Moravec, advisory committee member of the Ditson Fund and 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner in music, and a Columbia University alumnus in composition, bestowed the award. Colnot received $5,000 and a citation on behalf of Columbia’s President Lee C. Bollinger.

Sexual Violence Onstage: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni

Bulgarian soprano Edelina Kaneva as Donna Anna and Lithuanian baritone Vytautas Juozapaitis as the Don in the opening rape scene of Mozart Festival Opera's 'Don Giovanni'. Photo © 2006 Robin Gran.

A panel in the 'Feminist to the Core' series, co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the Department of Music.

Zosha Di Castri premières in Tokyo and Banff

Zosha Di Castri

Zosha Di Castri's orchestral piece Lineage had its Japanese première at Suntory Hall on August 30th in a performance by the Tokyo Symphony alongside works by Kaija Saariaho (the featured theme composer) and Jean Sibelius. On September 2, Di Castri's String Quartet No.1 was given its première as the Canadian Commission Round of the Banff International String Quartet Competition.

Fall 2016 Undergraduate & Graduate Course Listings

The complete listing of Graduate and Undergraduate Music classes for Fall 2016 is now available. Featured new and elective courses for this semester include Paris for Romantics, Music in Multimedia, Bach: St. Matthew Passion, Jazz and Cinema, Popular Music Aesthetics and Sexuality in Music and Dance Cultures.