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Oberlin Chamber Orchestra & College Choir

Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Finney Chapel 90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jiménez, with soloist Charles Colwell, cello, performing Bloch Shelomo (2014 Senior Concerto Competition winner). Featuring a new composition written and conducted by Matthew Chamberlain '13, MM '14.


Matthew Chamberlain: Falstaff imagines a passacaglia.

Ernest Bloch: Schelomo

With the Oberlin College Choir, conducted by Jason Harris:

Joseph Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass in D Minor, Hob.XXII:11

Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus & Benedictus; Agnus Dei

Soloists: Emily Hopkins, soprano; Rebecca Printz, alto; Michael Patterson, tenor; and Aaron Keeney, bass

Watch the webcast! This event will be streamed live at the time of the event.


Cellist Charles Colwell, a double-degree student who has also earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Oberlin College, will play Ernest Bloch’s Shelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque with the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, April 5. A student of Darrett Adkins, Colwell is from Storrs, Connecticut. While at Oberlin, he has served as principal cellist in the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra and performed on tour with the Oberlin Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, as well as given a solo performance on the Oberlin at Oakton Concert Series in Virginia. Also a composer, Colwell was awarded a grant in 2011 for the purpose of collecting Costa Rican bird calls for a piece he composed. Colwell has performed as soloist with the Willimantic Orchestra of Connecticut and the Seven Hills Symphony of Worcester, Massachusetts. He has also participated in summer festivals at the Banff Centre and the Aspen Music Festival.

Event Type

Master Class, Music


Conservatory of Music, Administrative, Strings, Academic, Vocal Studies



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