Peter Row

The Peter Row Memorial Concert was held in the New England Conservatory of Music's Jordan Hall on September 20, 2018 to honor this remarkable musician, scholar, teacher and friend. The program reflected Peter's wide ranging musical interests.

Artists performing at the concert included sarodist George Ruckert, pianist Ran Blake, vocalist Dominique Eade, the Borromeo String Quartet, percussionist Jerry Leake, sitarist Andrew Row, and NEC alumni including Sarah Atwood, Utsav Lal, composer and jazz hornist John Clark, and Scott Halligan.

While Peter passed on April 2, 2018, his impact and presence on those who knew him will always remain.

The full program with embedded audio files for both the speakers and music follow. A Memorial Concert was also held at the Heath Union Church in July of 2018. The concert program and audio files will be made available shortly.

01 - Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, op. 80, III. Adagio

Borromeo String Quartet Nicholas Kitchen, Kristopher Ton, violin Mai Motobuchi, viola Yeesun Ki, cello

02 - Traditional Hindustani - Rag Jhinjhoti

Sarah Atwood, violin Jerry Leake, tablas

03 - Welcome

Thomas Novak Interim President, Provost and Dean

04 - Traditional Hindustani Rag Malkauns

Utsav Lal, piano

05 - Franz Gruber - Silent Night

Arr. Ran Blake, Silent Night Ran Blake, piano

06 - Traditional Hindustani - Rag Puriya Kalyan

Scott Halligan, cello

07 - Remarks - Kim Kashkashian

Kim Kashkashian NEC Viola Faculty

08 - Freeman - The Wind   ** Pending acquisition of a sync license **

Dominique Eade, voice Ran Blake, piano

09 - Traditional Hindustani - Excerpt from Rag Yemen

Andrew Row, sitar

10 - Clark - Shooting Arrows

John Clark, French horn Nikita Martin, clarinet Eden MacAdam-Somer, violin Hankus Netsky, alto saxophone Utsav Lal, piano James Dale, double bass Eli Cohen, percussion

11 - Remarks

Robert Labaree NEC Music History Faculty

12 - Traditional Hindustani - Rag Bhairavi

George Ruckert, sarod Jerry Leake, tablas

13 - Traditional Hindustani - Rag Kanmaj

Excerpted from a 1976 concert recording featuring Peter Row, sitar Bob Becker, tablas

14 - Remarks

Heather Row

15 - Douglas - Deep Peace   ** Pending acquisition of a sync license **

Linda Chase, flute NEC Chamber Singers Erica J. Washburn, conductor

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