Oberlin College and Conservatory

Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir and Musical Union

Thursday, October 13 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, 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

Program:

Johannes Brahms Tragic Overture, Op. 81
     Oberlin Orchestra

Ivan Rodriguez A Metaphor for Power
     Oberlin Orchestra

Intermission

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 and Musical Union

 

Event Type

Arts, Music, Performing Arts

Departments

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

Tags

webcast

Cost

Free Admission

Photo Alternate Text

Finney Chapel exterior

Contact Person

Concert Production

Contact Phone Number

440-775-8610

Contact E-mail Address

conpro@oberlin.edu

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