Faculty News: Lydia Artymiw performs at UND, Timothy Lovelace to perform with Minnesota Orchestra, Karen Painter gives talk sponsored by the Getty, Tanya Remenikova at ASTA conference, John Snow performs on Performance Today, & Jeffrey Van featured on MPR
Lydia Artymiw (piano) performed a half solo and half duo recital with cellist Simona Barbu, professor of cello at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks on March 28. Artymiw also presented a master class at UND on March 27.
Timothy Lovelace (collaborative piano) will play a solo piano part in Messiaen's Exotic Birds on the Minnesota Orchestra's Spirit & Spring: Beethoven's Eroica concerts. The concerts take place April 2 - 4. More info.
Karen Painter (musicology) participated in an event sponsored by the Getty: Are Artists Like Fine Wine? Aging Means Getting Older, Wiser, and Maybe Even More Creative. The event was inspired by a Getty exhibition of works by J. M. W. Turner. Read more, watch a video of the event, or listen to the podcast on Zócalo Public Square's website.
Tanya Remenikova (cello) gave the cello master class and presented a session on "Otakar Ševčik for Cello" at the American String Teachers Association national conference in Salt Lake City (March 19-21). Read the program booklet.
Jeffrey Van (guitar) will be featured on the next two Minnesota Public Radio Archive on The Radio specials, titled Four Decades-Six Strings: Jeffrey Van, Guitar, to be broadcast on successive Tuesdays, March 31 and April 7, at 8 pm. The first program will look at the development of music for the guitar from an historical perspective. The second program will concentrate on music of the 20th and 21st centuries for guitar and will feature a number of Minnesota composers. More info.