Journey through the odyssey of works by Beethoven for fortepiano and cello when David Breitman and Jaap ter Linden perform the cycle on February 16 in Kulas Hall. Part I begins at 4:30 p.m., and following a break, Part II continues at 8:00 p.m. Free and no tickets are required.
On Sunday, February 17 at 3 p.m., musicians from the widely acclaimed Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra and Oberlin Conservatory of Music will perform in a concert to benefit homeless families served by Family Promise of Lorain County. The concert will be held at First Church in Oberlin and donations are welcome.
Oberlin's Contemporary Music Ensemble, under the direction of conductor Timothy Weiss, released their debut recording on the Oberlin Music label at their DiMenna Center concert in New York City on Friday, January 18. The CD, A place toward other places , features solo performances by conservatory faculty clarinetist Richard Hawkins.
The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Oberlin College for its 211th Artist Recital Series performance on Friday, February 8, at 8 p.m. in Finney Chapel. Gianandrea Noseda will conduct the orchestra in a diverse and colorful program of works by Rachmaninoff, Rota, and Prokoviev. Massimo La Rosa, principal trombone of the orchestra, will perform as soloist. Tickets are $15–$47 and are available at 800-371-0178 or online at www.oberlin.edu/arseries.
The Oberlin Orchestra, performing with guest soloist Jeremy Denk ’90 and led by Associate Professor of Conducting Raphael Jiménez, will give a preview of their 2013 NYC Tour Carnegie Hall program on January 16 in Finney Chapel. The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. and admission is free.
Kindred spirits Steven Isserlis and Jeremy Denk will perform on Oberlin College's Artist Recital Series on Tuesday, February 5. The Oberlin graduates will present an evening of works by Hahn, Fauré, Ades, Saint-Saëns, and Franck. Tickets are $15–$42 and are available at 800-371-0178 or online at www.oberlin.edu/arseries.