Oberlin Orchestra Premieres Hartke Concerto Dec. 12 in Finney Chapel

December 10, 2018

Conservatory Communications Staff

Stephen Hartke photo
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones '97

Performance to be conducted by Atlanta Symphony music director Robert Spano '84, feature cellist Darrett Adkins '91.

The Oberlin Orchestra will present the premiere performance of Da Pacem, a cello concerto written by Oberlin composition professor Stephen Hartke, in an 8 p.m. performance in Finney Chapel on Wednesday, December 12. The orchestra, with faculty cellist Darrett Adkins '91, will be conducted by Robert Spano '84, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Music criticism instructor Mike Telin previewed the performance for Cleveland Classical this week; his interview with Hartke can be read here.

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