Conductor and Juilliard faculty member Jeffrey Milarsky is the winner of this year's Ditson Conductor’s Award. The $5,000 prize for distinguished contributions to American music is given annually by Columbia University. (Photo by Peter Konerko)
Virtuosic, yes, but sexy and violent? Handel? Director James Darrah thinks so, and from November 20 to 24, the production he’s directing of Handel’s seldom-performed opera will be a case in point. (Costume sketches by Sara Jean Tosetti)
Watch the videos of the Joyce DiDonato master class on October 4 at Juilliard on our YouTube channel.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, a Juilliard alum and the managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, has been named director of Juilliard Jazz, beginning in July. (Photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Early works by Shostakovich are on the bill when Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski makes his Juilliard Orchestra debut on November 25. (Photo by Sheila Rock)