Concerts

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 8 p.m.

Reduced Shakespeare Company

From George Washington to Watergate, from the Bering Strait to Baghdad, “The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition” offers a 90-minute rollercoaster ride through the glorious quagmire of American history. Read more

Sunday, September 11, 2016, 8 p.m.

An Acoustic Evening with Yo La Tengo
featuring Dave Schramm

The trio of Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, and James McNew reunited with former member Dave Schramm (electric guitar) to revisit their beloved Fakebook concept 25 years after its introduction. Read more

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 8 p.m.

Rajeev Taranath, sarod
Udayraj Karpur, tabla

Internationally acclaimed performer, Rajeev Taranath is today one of the world’s leading exponents of the sarod. Taranath will be accompanied by Udayraj Karpur on tabla. Read more

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8 p.m.

Cécile McLorin Salvant
with Sullivan Fortner

Cécile McLorin Salvant won the 2010¬†Thelonious Monk¬†Institute International Jazz Vocal competition; three albums later, her For the One to Love won the Jazz Vocal Album of the year at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Read more

Piano 2016 | Violin 2017
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$20,000 first prize

Presented each July by Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Cleveland Orchestra, the Cooper Competition showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. Five days of performances on campus give way to the thrilling Concerto Finals at Severance Hall, where three finalists compete for the grand prize in concert with The Cleveland Orchestra.

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About the Oberlin Concert

Oberlin Concert features popular music concerts, drama, comedy, and inventive stage acts in Finney Chapel. General admission ticket prices vary. This year Oberlin Assemblies will present Reduced Shakespeare Company in Finney Chapel. General admission ticket prices vary.