Event

Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir, Musical Union & Gospel Choir

Date, time, location

Date
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Time
7:30 pm
Location

Finney Chapel

90 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Additional details

Cost
Free Admission

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A performance by the Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin's vocal ensembles, Gospel Choir, Musical Union, and Oberlin College Choir, featuring the oratorio The Ordering of Moses by Oberlin alumnus R. Nathaniel Dett (1908).

Dett was the first Black double major graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, earning a Bachelor of Music in piano and composition as well as Phi Beta Kappa honors. Dett was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Oberlin College in 1926.

This performance also features the vocal soloists faculty soprano Mathilda Edge, guest mezzo-soprano Krysty Swann, alumnus tenor Limmie Pulliam '98, and faculty baritone Timothy LeFebvre.

Performance conducted by Raphael Jiménez.
Vocal ensembles preparation by Greg Ristow and Ben Johns

Program:

Johannes Brahms Tragic Overture, Op. 81
     Oberlin Orchestra

Iván Enrique Rodríguez A Metaphor for Power
     Oberlin Orchestra

Intermission

R. Nathaniel Dett (Class of 1908) The Ordering of Moses
     
Mathilda Edge, soprano
     Krysty Swann, mezzo-soprano
     Limmie Pulliam '98, tenor
     Timothy LeFebvre, baritone
     Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir, Musical Union & Gospel Choir

 

View the October 13, 2022 program

 

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