punch brothers band on Finney Chapel stage

Artist Recitals

Since its inception in 1878, Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series has presented more than 1,000 of the world’s most acclaimed and accomplished musicians, conductors, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and composers. These artists enhance the arts and culture of Oberlin and Northeast Ohio. It is one of the oldest continuing concert series in the United States.

Such stars as Roomful of Teeth, Juan Diego Flórez, Punch Brothers, Yo-Yo Ma, Joyce DiDonato, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Eugene Ysaÿe have performed under the auspices of the Artist Recital Series. This ever-growing roster, spanning the late 19th century to today, represents a continuing celebration of music that draws upon cultures and styles from around the world.

Past Events

OAE member playing baroque oboe

Artist Recital: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Friday, November 22, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Finney Chapel

Artist recital performance by Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with its resident chorus, and featuring soloists Iestyn Davies, countertenor and Katharina Spreckelsen, baroque oboe. Pergolesi:...

Front steps of Finney Chapel at night.

Artist Recital Guest Master Class: Marilyn Horne, voice

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Finney Chapel
Webcast Available

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. An Artist Recital guest master class with Marilyn Horne, voice. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Central Ticket office at 440-775-...

Members of Russian Renaissance pose with their instruments

Artist Recital: Russian Renaissance

Friday, February 28, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Finney Chapel

An artist recital by the Russian Renaissance featuring performers Ivan Kuznestiv, balalaika, Anastasia Zakharova, dorma/dorma alto, Alexander Tarasov, button accordion, and Ivan Vinogradov, balalaika...