January 30, 2012

‘Student rush’ tix available for February Peabody concerts

A limited number of free “student rush” tickets will be available for February performances by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, Peabody Concert Orchestra and Peabody Wind Ensemble.

On Saturday, Feb. 4; Friday, Feb. 10; Wednesday, Feb. 15; and Tuesday, Feb. 28, the tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to students from Johns Hopkins and other colleges beginning one hour before each performance (7 p.m. for the Feb. 4, 10 and 28 concerts, which start at 8 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. for the Feb. 15 concert, which is at 7:30 p.m.). Rush tickets may not be reserved in advance. They may be obtained, while they last, only by students who appear with ID at a rush table opposite the Peabody Box Office at 17 E. Mount Vernon Place.

On Feb. 4, DMA candidate Eunkyung Yoon, winner of the Harrison L. Winter Piano Competition, will perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Yoon is a student of Yong Hi Moon. On Feb. 10, the Peabody Concert Orchestra will play Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major and Britten’s Sinfonia da requiem. The conductor for both concerts will be Hajime Teri Murai.

On Feb. 15, Jason Ham of the West Point Band will be the euphonium soloist for the world premiere by the Peabody Wind Ensemble of UFO Concerto by Johan de Meij. Harlan D. Parker will conduct. Finally, on Feb. 28, GPD candidate Yuri Shadrin will be the soloist for a performance of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, conducted by his teacher, Leon Fleisher.

All concerts are in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. For complete program information, go to www.peabody.jhu.edu/events