Conservatory String Students Among the 2017 MA-ASTA Masters Solo Competition Winners

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 American String Teachers Association Massachusetts Chapter

Two Conservatory students received awards at the 2017 American String Teachers Association Massachusetts Chapter (MA-ASTA) Masters Solo Competition. Elisa Rodrigues Sadaba (B.M. '17, cello) won Grand Prize and Montserrat Siles (B.M. '20, violin) won the award for Best Contemporary Performance, Senior Division.

John Kander & Greg Pierce's 'Kid Victory' to Release Cast Album

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alumnus Blake Zolfo (B.F.A. '15, musical theater) will be featured on the original cast album for Kid Victory, the new musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce. The recording is slated for a September 2017 release.

A Dream Come True for Shoba Narayan, Tonight’s Natasha in 'The Great Comet'

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Playbill

Alumna Shoba Narayan (B.F.A. '12, musical theater) talks to Playbill about her Broadway principal debut as Natasha in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, a monumental achievement making Narayan the first South Asian female in a principal role since Bombay Dreams.

Polygamous Convictions

Sunday, February 12, 2017 The Boston Music Intelligencer

The Boston Music Intelligencer reviews the Conservatory’s February 2017 performance of Dark Sisters, an opera by Nico Muhly that was presented as part of the 2016–2017 Boston Conservatory at Berklee New Music Festival: The Music of Nico Muhly.

Rare instrument in the spotlight at Kurtág concert

Thursday, February 9, 2017 The Boston Globe

Alumnus Nicholas Tolle (B.M. '05, percussion), artistic director of the Boston-based Ludovico Ensemble and one the very few professional cimbalom players in North America, is featured in The Boston Globe ahead of two performances celebrating the birthday of Hungarian composer György Kurtág.

'Come From Away' Tops Helen Hayes Nominations

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Playbill

Among the nominees included in Playbill’s announcement for the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards are current student J.P. Coletta (B.F.A. '18, musical theater) for Million Dollar Quartet and alumni Chad Kimball (B.F.A. '99, musical theater) for Come From Away and Liam Forde (B.F.A. '11, musical theater) for Hand to God.