Senior Recital: Erica Thelen, soprano

Date, time, location

Saturday, May 7, 2022
12:30 pm

Warner Concert Hall

77 W. College St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Additional details

Free Admission

Watch the webcast  – streamed live at concert time.

A senior recital presented by Erica Thelen, soprano, assisted by Daniel Michalak, piano live from Warner Concert Hall.

Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east entrance (off College Place, across from the Oberlin College Bookstore) or the Conservatory Lounge’s west entrance (off S. Professor St., adjacent to the Conservatory Pond). All other entrances will be closed to the public.


Ain't it a pretty night                                                                     Carlisle Floyd

   from Susannah (Floyd)

Daniel Michalak, piano


4 Lieder, Op. 27                                                                            Richard Strauss

      Ruhe, meine Seele (Henckell)

      Cäcilie (Hart)

      Heimliche Aufforderung (McKay)

      Morgen! (McKay)

Grace Collins, violin

Daniel Michalak, piano


J'ai frappé (Bouruignon)                                                          Nadia Boulanger

Vous m'avez dit (Verhaeren)                                             arr. Rolando Gomez

Élégie (Samain)

Lux aeterna

Kiki Porter, conductor

Grace Collins, violin   Daniel Knapp, cello

Ina McCormack, harp   Katherine Johnson, organ


- Intermission -


So Free Am I (Seven Settings of Poems by Women)                    Ben Moore

   from Funny Girl

      Mutta (Indian Buddhist Nuns, 6th cen. B.C.)

      Interlude (Lowell)

      Orinda Upon Little Hector Philips (Philips)

      Nervous Prostration (Wickham)

      Social Note (Parker)

      The Poem as Mask (Rukeyser)

      Mettika (Indian Buddhist Nuns, 6th cen. B.C.)

Daniel Michalak, piano


Don't Rain On My Parade (Merrill)                                                    Jule Styne

   from Funny Girl 

Nick Beltramini, alto saxophone

Armen Krakirian, Kurton Harrison III, trumpet

Abel Cecchi, trombone   Benjamin Byrd, guitar

Daniel Michalak, piano   Will Feeney, electric bass

Martin Kent, drums


Oberlin recommends attendance for vaccinated people. Everyone is required to wear a mask indoors at all times. Anyone with symptoms should refrain from attending campus events. Oberlin policies are subject to change based on evolving public health recommendations.

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