Jane Glover Masterclass

Northwestern Bienen School of Music
February 26, 2018

A lucky handful of young singers from the Northwestern Bienen School of Music have been chosen to participate in an intense master class workshop with internationally renowned conductor and HOC Advisory Board member Jane Glover. Be a fly on the wall when Ms. Glover passes on pearls of wisdom from her decades of experience on the international opera scene and as Music Director of Chicago’s Music of the Baroque. Ms. Glover is joined by old friend and colleague HOC’s Craig Trompeter, cellist. Harpsichordist Andrew Rosenblum, recent winner of the harpsichord prize at the Prague Spring International Competition, joins in the fun.

Monday, February 26, 2018 at Noon

This event is free and open to the public! 

Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Cristo crucificado   (1780) by Francisco de Goya

Jane Glover has appeared with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Berlin Staatsoper, Royal Danish Opera, Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Opera National de Bordeaux, Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Australia, Opera Theatre of St Louis, Teatro La Fenice, and the Metropolitan Opera, New York. A Mozart specialist, her core repertoire also includes Monteverdi, Handel and Britten, but extends widely from the 17th to 21st centuries. In concert she has performed with all the major orchestras in Britain, repeatedly at the BBC Proms, and in recent seasons has also appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, St Louis Symphony, Orchestra of St Luke’s (Carnegie Hall), Sydney Symphony, Academy of St Martin’s in the Fields, London Mozart Players and City of London Sinfonia, Philharmonia Baroque, Handel and Haydn Society, New York Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Orchestra. Her many recordings include works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Britten amd Walton with the London Mozart Players, London Philarmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Singers. Most recently she has released recordings of Haydn Masses and Handel’s Messiah. Her book, Mozart’s Women, was publish to great critical acclaim in September 2005. It was listed for both the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Non-Fiction. She was awarded a CBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honours. Ms. Glover is Music Director of Chicago's Music of the Baroque.


Craig Trompeter, has been a musical presence in Chicago for more than twenty years. As an acclaimed cellist and violist da gamba he has performed in concert and over the airwaves with Second City Musick, Music of the Baroque, the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater, the Cal Players, the Oberlin Consort of Viols, and Great Lakes Baroque. He has performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Glimmerglass Festival, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Valletta International Baroque Festival in Malta. He has appeared as soloist at the Ravinia Festival, the annual conference of the American Bach Society, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and with Music of the Baroque. Trompeter has recorded works of Mozart, Biber, Boismortier, Marais, Handel, Greene, Henry Eccles, and a potpourri of Elizabethan composers on the Harmonia Mundi, Cedille, and Centaur labels. As a modern cellist, he was a founding member of the Fry Street String Quartet. He premiered several chamber operas by MacArthur Fellow John Eaton, performing as actor, singer and cellist. Most recently he served as Music Director for Francesca Caccini's opera La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina at Utah State University. He has taught master classes at his alma mater, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Grinnell College, and the Chicago Musical College. In 2003 he founded the Feldenkrais® Center of Chicago where he teaches Awareness Through Movement® and Functional Integration®. He has given Feldenkrais workshops throughout the nation in universities, music conservatories, and dance studios.


Andrew Rosenblum, Chicago-based harpsichordist and pianist, is highly sought after as both a soloist and collaborative artist. In May 2017, he won second prize in the harpsichord category of the 69th annual Prague Spring International Music Competition and also was awarded best performance of Harpsycho by Petr Wajsar, which had been commissioned for the competition.

Andrew joined the piano staff of the Chicago Symphony Chorus last year and also works as a rehearsal pianist for the Music of the Baroque Chorus. He plays harpsichord continuo for several early music ensembles in Chicago, including Haymarket Opera and Third Coast Baroque, and has appeared in recital with the Bach Week Festival. In 2015 Andrew was a harpsichord soloist in Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with Yo-Yo Ma and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. In 2015, Andrew was the pianist for the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s “Opera in the Neighborhoods” production of Second Nature by Matthew Aucoin. He has performed vocal recitals at Alice Tully Hall and The Kennedy Center and looks forward to performing contemporary American art song at Carnegie Hall in May. He has performed internationally in Mexico, Canada, St. Lucia, and the Czech Republic.

He received his master's degree in collaborative piano and harpsichord from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Anita Pontremoli, Peter Bennett, and Janina Ceaser. He currently studies harpsichord with the internationally-renowned harpsichordist Jory Vinikour.