PAI WINS UNIVERSITY MEDALIST
Music Minor Anjika Pai has been named this year’s winner of the University Medal, UC Berkeley’s highest honor for a graduating senior.
MUSIC’S IRON CURTAIN
Emily Richmond Pollock (Ph.D.’ 12) recently was interviewed in the New Yorker about national identity in the performing arts and the politics of blacklisting sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
WESTON & SF SYMPHONY
The San Francisco Symphony will perform new work by Trevor Weston (Ph.D. ’97), which grew out of the Emerging Black Composers Project co-sponsored by the Symphony and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Professor Nicholas Mathew is appearing twice at this year’s Berkeley Festival and Exhibition.
Salz Collection curator Carla Shapreau will part of a panel titled “Restitution, Restoration and Repertoire: New Findings in the Wanda Landowska Collection at the Library of Congress
CHAMBER MUSIC COLLECTIVE
Hertz Hall will host period-instrument performances of music by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Emmanuel Bach, and Chopin in June.
Musicology graduate student Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit has been awarded the Holmes/D’Accone Fellowship from the American Musicological Society
TWO LOPEZ PREMIERES
Jimmy Lopez-Bellido (Ph.D. Music Composition, 2012) will have two upcoming premieres. First with SF Symphony on April 28, 29 & 30, and with Berkeley Symphony on June 12
Professor Ken Ueno composed an evening-long piece for Grammy-winner Jennifer Koh and Davóne Tines that premiered at UCSB (Campbell Hall) on April 12 and UCLA (Royce Hall) on April 14.