Arts Guide 2018-2019
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Upcoming Events

  

November 7, 9, 10, 2018, 8 p.m. and November 11, 2018, 2 p.m.

Leonard Bernstein in 1955, Photo by Al Ravenna, World Telegram staff photographer, Library of Congress

A Salute to Leonard Bernstein

Oberlin Opera Theater honors the legacy of composer Leonard Bernstein in a dynamic tribute of his Broadway hits.
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November 15, 16, 17, 2018, 8 p.m. and November 17, 18, 2018, 2 p.m.

The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie focuses on the daily life of a family during the Great Depression, whose discussions range from class and disability to divorce and family expectations.
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November 17, 2018 to November 20, 2018

Stanislav Ioudenitch, Photo by Courtesy of Oberlin Conservatory

Stanislav Ioudenitch, Oberlin Faculty

Pianist Stanislav Ioudenitch, hailed worldwide for his artistry and teaching, has collaborated with countless esteemed orchestras and musicians.
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November 18, 2018

The Romeros, Photo by Marvin Sloben

The Romeros

After nearly six decades, the Romeros, known as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” remain a classical musical phenomenon like none other.
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November 30 and December 1, 2018, 8 p.m.

A dance piece performed by a group of students, Photo by John Seyfried

Fall Forward

Presented each year, Fall Forward and Spring Back showcase choreography by students and (sometimes) faculty.
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About the Arts at Oberlin

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Allen Memorial Art Museum have secured throughout the world Oberlin’s reputation for artistic excellence. Visitors to campus discover a haven for the performing and visual arts and a citadel for the life of the mind.

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Johan Dalene of Sweden emerged as champion of the 2017 Cooper International Competition for Violin. He is seen here at the conclusion of his Concerto Finals performance with the Cleveland Orchestra. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition

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 orchestra.

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