Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
An Evening with Jeffrey Sachs
One of the world’s leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty, Jeffrey Sachs also is director of the Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and professor of health policy and management at Columbia University. He has authored three New York Times best sellers and advised governments on economic strategy in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East for more than two decades. Read more
November 5, 7, 8, 2014, 8 p.m. and November 9, 2014, 2 p.m.
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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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.