Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Review: Remarkable young talent a highlight of Saturday’s opera performance

The performance requirements are steep for Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor,” currently in local revival, courtesy of Indiana University Opera … Continue reading Continue reading

Review: Pacifica transcends changing of the guard with ease

It seems as if it was painless, even without problems. That cannot have been totally so. When there are changes … Continue reading Continue reading

Review: Pacifica transcends changing of the guard with ease

It seems as if it was painless, even without problems. That cannot have been totally so. When there are changes … Continue reading Continue reading

Going for baroque: A chat with Eiddwen Harrhy

The name’s Eiddwen (IDE-when in “American”). Eiddwen Harrhy. (Ms. Harrhy if you’re nasty.) A renowned soprano and baroque opera specialist, … Continue reading Continue reading

Stephen Pratt receives prestigious awards

Stephen Pratt, professor of music and chair of the Department of Bands, received the Outstanding Hoosier Musician Award on Jan. … Continue reading Continue reading

Jake Gunnar Walsh and Katherine Bodor winners of 2018 NOTUS contest

Jake Gunnar Walsh and Katherine Bodor have been named the first- and second-prize winners, respectively, of the 2018 NOTUS Student … Continue reading Continue reading

Busking for opera

Alice Barbe and Jonathan Rickert love opera, and they want other people to have the chance to also. They love … Continue reading Continue reading

IU Opera Theater to present collegiate premiere of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

WHAT: “It’s a Wonderful Life” by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer WHEN: Nov. 10, 11, 16, and 17 at 7:30 … Continue reading Continue reading

REVIEW: Baroque Orchestra – A magical performance

Bloomington Herald Times | By Peter Jacobi H-T reviewer | Sep 28, 2017 It was one of those unexpected moments. It … Continue reading Continue reading

IU Opera brings a steampunk aesthetic to ‘L’Etoile’ production

By Jenny Porter Tilley Oct 8, 2017 If illogical world leaders wore their true colors on the outside, they might be … Continue reading Continue reading