Briefs: July/August 2018

On Aug. 5, 2018 the 91st season of Interlochen Arts Camp concluded with the traditional performance of Franz Listzt’s “Les Préludes.” An archived video of the entire performance is now online.

Join Classical IPR every Sunday at 8 p.m. for The Interlochen Collection. A program of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts

Over 300 Interlochen alumni and families gathered on campus for Generations Weekend and Dude Stephenson’s Celebration of Life July 27-29. Scroll through pictures from the weekend and from the Sunday supper.

We are sad to share that June Horowitz (IAC/NMC 29) passed away earlier this summer. Horowitz was the last known living alumna of 1920s-era Camp.

Steven Skybell (IAC/NMC 76-80) will star as Tevye in the off-Broadway, Yiddish-language production of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Joel Grey. Skybell previously appeared as Lazar Wolf in the Broadway revival of Fiddler, and first played the role of Tevye at Interlochen Arts Camp.

Marvel’s Fantastic Four #1 hit comic book shops this Wednesday. The series is written by acclaimed author Dan Slott (IAC/NMC 77-79).

Colin Stetson (AS 92) composed the score for the horror film Hereditary.

Ottessa Moshfegh (IAC 96-97) released her novel “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” on July 10. Moshfegh and her work were featured in a The New Yorker article written by Ariel Levy.

Dr. Ashley Fure (IAA 98-00) was featured in a recent Red Bull Music Academy profile and radio program. Her most recent work, The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects, made its American premiere in Oct. 2017.

Once on This Island, which is directed by Michael Arden (IAC 99, IAA 99-01) and designed by Dane Laffrey (IAA 99-01), won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

Joshua Lederman (IAC 00-01, IAA 02-03) joined NBC News as a national political reporter on the national security and politics investigative team.

Rebekah Frumkin (IAC 03-05) recently published her debut novel, “The Comedown,” to rave reviews from the New York Times Book Review. Frumkin was also a creative writing instructor at Interlochen Arts Camp.

William Welter (IAA 11-12, IAC 12) was named principal oboist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.