Self-taught musician and composer Jean-Michel Pilc has been called “a dazzlingly inventive pianist” by the New York Times. His solo concert promises brilliant improvisations and inventive, breathtaking virtuosity.
The recording artist, composer, and former David Bowie sideman will give a free concert at the Mahaney Center for the Arts. His layered approach to guitar has graced recordings by Madonna and John Legend, and films from Friday Night Lights to The Big Lebowski.
Recognized worldwide for her virtuosity and poetic poise, Imogen Cooper has earned a reputation as one of the finest interpreters of classical and Romantic repertoire. At Middlebury, she will perform works by Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy, and more.
The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series presents the Vermont premiere of a new cello concerto by Su Lian Tan Oct. 8. Inspired by travels to Southeast Asia, the music will be accompanied by large animated murals produced by Middlebury students.
History, poetry, and tragedy collide when stage and film actor Roger Guenveur Smith (American Gangster, Malcolm X) tackles the thorny odyssey of Rodney King, caught in the glare of the national spotlight as the victim of police brutality that ignited the 1992 L.A. riots.
This September, the MCA opens its 24th year with a diverse and exciting array of concerts, plays, exhibitions, dance performances, films, and more. Among the highlights of the 2016–2017 season are suites of events focusing on Classical Greek culture, American identity, and international exploration.
Known for his brilliant playing and gracious demeanor, this young classical music star returns May 1 to perform a bountiful Bach program, including the great Toccata and Fugue in D minor, all on Mead Chapel’s magnificent 45-year-old Gress-Miles organ.
This vibrant dance performance, created with collaborators Paul Matteson ’00, Elena Demyanenko, and Jennifer Nugent, uses raw dance vocabulary and half a mile of rope to create a fascinating visual landscape.
The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series welcomes back the Jupiter String Quartet, performing alongside violist Roger Tapping and cellist Natasha Brofsky, for an evening of intimate and beautiful music.
The Mahaney Center for the Arts hosts the 3rd annual live performance event Cocoon, inspired by the popular storytelling phenomenon The Moth. Six storytellers will present true stories around the theme of “roots.”
MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Jeremy Denk is one of today's most thought-provoking and multifaceted artists. He will give an unusually varied concert ranging from classical works by Bach and Beethoven to ragtime and modernist works.
Audience favorite Sophie Shao opens the 96th season of the Performing Arts Series’ with violinist Carmit Zori, pianist Gilles Vonsattel, and violist Paul Neubauer, playing works by Beethoven and Dvořák.
This musical collaborative of East African artists drawn from the eleven countries along the Nile will visit the Middlebury College community March 30-April 3. Come ready to dance at the final concert April 2.