Oberlin College and Conservatory

Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir, Musical Union & Gospel Choir

Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 7:30pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Watch the webcast  – streamed live at concert time.

A performance by the Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin's vocal ensembles, Gospel Choir, Musical Union, and Oberlin College Choir, featuring the oratorio The Ordering of Moses by Oberlin alumnus R. Nathaniel Dett (1908).

Dett was the first Black double major graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, earning a Bachelor of Music in piano and composition as well as Phi Beta Kappa honors. Dett was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Oberlin College in 1926.

This performance also features the vocal soloists faculty soprano Mathilda Edge, guest mezzo-soprano Krysty Swann, alumnus tenor Limmie Pulliam '98, and faculty baritone Timothy LeFebvre.

Performance conducted by Raphael Jiménez.
Vocal ensembles preparation by Greg Ristow and Ben Johns


Johannes Brahms Tragic Overture, Op. 81
     Oberlin Orchestra

Iván Enrique Rodríguez A Metaphor for Power
     Oberlin Orchestra


R. Nathaniel Dett (Class of 1908) The Ordering of Moses
Mathilda Edge, soprano
     Krysty Swann, mezzo-soprano
     Limmie Pulliam '98, tenor
     Timothy LeFebvre, baritone
     Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir, Musical Union & Gospel Choir


View the October 13, 2022 program


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Arts, Music, Performing Arts


Academic, Conducting and Ensembles, Vocal Studies, Administrative, Concert Production, Conservatory of Music, Strings, Woodwinds Brass and Percussion




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