November 5, 7, 8, 2014, 8 p.m. and November 9, 2014, 2 p.m.

Street Scene

Written in 1946, Street Scene came to be known by its creator as an American opera for its blending of traditional European opera with musical theater. Read more

November 6–8, 2014, 8 p.m.

Fall Forward 2014

A twice-annual tradition presented each semester, Fall Forward and Spring Back are designed around a central theme and feature the work of student choreographers. Read more

Friday, November 14, 2014, 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2 p.m.

Master Classes with Marilyn Horne

One of the world’s greatest operatic mezzo-sopranos, Marilyn Horne has been hailed by Opera News as perhaps “the most influential singer in American History.” Read more

December 4, 5, 6, 2014, 7:30 p.m. and December 7, 2 p.m.


by By William Shakespeare
Directed by Paul Moser

In Shakespeare’s late romance, a young monarch’s search to find a wife and escape the incestuous King of Antioch launches a spider web of adventures in the ancient Mediterranean. Read more

Violin 2015 | Piano 2014
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$10,000 first prize

Concerto-round performance with the Cleveland Orchestra. Competition is presented by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the Cleveland Orchestra and showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. The competition provides more than $20,000 in prize money and concert engagements with orchestras in Beijing and Shanghai, China.

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About the Arts at Oberlin

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. Its Conservatory of Music and its art museum have secured throughout the world Oberlin’s reputation for artistic excellence. For those who live within driving distance of Oberlin, it is a haven for the performing and visual arts and a citadel for the life of the mind.

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