Thursday, April 21, 2016, 8 p.m.
Brad Mehldau Trio
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has shared his gift for improvisation with audiences throughout the world for two decades. A versatile musician of great skill and curiosity, Mehldau will bring his trio to Oberlin, featuring longtime collaborators Jeff Ballard on drums and Larry Grenadier on bass. Read more
Piano 2016 | Violin 2017
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$10,000 first prize
Presented each July by Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cooper Competition showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. Five days of performances on campus give way to the thrilling Concerto Finals at Severance Hall, where three finalists compete for the grand prize in concert with the Cleveland Orchestra.