Oberlin College and Conservatory

Artist Recital Series: The Emerson String Quartet

Friday, September 22, 2023 at 7:30pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

After 47 years of touring, dozens of recordings, and the highest accolades for their definitive performances of the string quartet literature, the Emerson String Quartet opens the Oberlin Artist Recital Series to perform one of their final “Farewell Season” concerts.

“At the end we all sat riveted, not daring to applaud. At that moment, the accusation that classical music is ‘irrelevant’ seemed more absurd than ever.” —The Telegraph


Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13

Sarah Kirkland Snider Drink the Wild Ayre

Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130

Ludwig van Beethoven Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

This program is part of the 2023-24 Artist Recital Series.


Ticket Sales Information:

General Public Subscription Sales via Central Ticket Services begin July 15, 2023

Single Ticket Sales via Central Ticket Services begin August 15, 2023

New this season for Oberlin College and Conservatory students! #ClaimYourSeat
Thanks to the generosity of Richard ’62 and Linda ’62 Clark, free concert tickets for the 2023-24 Artist Recital Series are available to students with valid OCID. Instructions available at #ClaimYourSeat.


Pardon Our Dust - Visitor parking nearby Finney Chapel is limited due to construction on campus.  Other nearby visitor parking is available in the lots:

  • behind Mudd Learning Center (Terrell Main Library) north of W. College Street, accessible from W. College Street
  • behind Bosworth Hall (Fairchild Chapel) north of W. Lorain Street, accessible from both W. Lorain Street and N. Main Street
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Arts, Signature Programs, Artist Recital Series, Music


Academic, Strings, Administrative, Central Ticket Service, Concert Production, Conservatory of Music


$35 Public | $30 OC Staff/Faculty/Alumni, Seniors, Military | $10 Students

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