Oberlin College and Conservatory

Oberlin Chamber Orchestra: Raphael Jiménez, conductor; Timothy LeFebvre, baritone

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:00pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

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A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jiménez, with faculty soloist Timothy LeFebvre, baritone.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 55

   Molto Allegro  


   Menuetto: Allegretto   

   Allegro assai  


Gustav Mahler: Rückert-Lieder  

    Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft                                                        

    Liebst du um Schönheit

    Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder

    Um Mitternacht

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

          Timothy LeFebvre, baritone

Richard Wagner: Overture to Rienzi, WWV 49


Nationally acclaimed baritone Timothy LeFebvre has wide-ranging experience from the operatic stage to the concert hall. Recent performances include Germont in La Traviata with the Erie Chamber Orchestra, Messiah with Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Wichita Symphony, holiday concerts with the West Virginia Symphony, Germont in La Traviata with Tri-Cities Opera, Elijah with Evansville Symphony, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Butler County Symphony (Butler, PA), Brahms’ Requiem and Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Symphoria (Syracuse, NY), and Beethoven’s Mass in C and Symphony No. 9 with the Berkshire Choral Festival.

LeFebvre has also appeared in concert with the Jacksonville Symphony, Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Pensacola, Toledo, Vermont, Minnesota, and Syracuse symphonies, American Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh, Spokane, and Williamsport symphonies, Binghamton Philharmonic, Rochester Bach Festival, New Dominion Chorale, Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes, Syracuse Chamber Music Society, and the Skaneateles and Marlboro music festivals. He has also appeared in concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall.

His frequently performed opera roles include Rigoletto, Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Germont (La Traviata), Count (Le nozze di Figaro), Falke (Die Fledermaus), Marcello and Shaunard (La Bohème), and Father (Hansel and Gretel). LeFebvre’s operatic experience features performances with Central City Opera, Tri-Cities and Sarasota operas, Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, Syracuse and Indianapolis operas, Opera Delaware, and Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.

LeFebvre graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University and Binghamton University and is currently Associate Professor of Singing at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Future engagements include Creation with Wichita Symphony, Messiah with Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Toledo Symphony, Schubert’s Winterreise with Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble, and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with Arcadia Chorale.

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