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.
Middlebury's Theatre Program earned awards in dramaturgy, design, acting, and ensemble work--the latest in a long line of tributes--at the New England region ACTF competition, held in January at Fitchburg State University.
The College community bids farewell to the wooden sculpture "So Inclined" with a public lecture by artist Patrick Dougherty on October 28. The enchanting, community-created, sculptural project has stood outside the Mahaney Center for the Arts for the past four years. Dougherty will discuss his world-wide projects and commissions since that time.
Middlebury and Amherst College jazz groups make music together on October 10 at the Mahaney Center for the Arts. The concert echoes a landmark collaboration between jazz greats Count Basie and Duke Ellington, 50 years ago.
From composer Su Lian Tan and librettist Anne Babson comes this bold new experiment in opera, featuring an accomplished international group of artistic collaborators: Brenda Patterson, soprano; Miriam Gordon Stewart, soprano; Meridian Arts Ensemble; video set designer Tim Bartlett ’98, and a host of others.
Hans Hielscher, the brilliant carillonneur and organist from Wiesbaden, Germany, pays a midsummer visit to Middlebury College to perform in two concerts at Mead Memorial Chapel: a carillon concert on Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM (the “peals”), and an organ recital on Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 PM (the “pipes”).
The first of its kind, this community-wide Festival will further the appreciation of the music, life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach by providing College and community audiences with three days of performances and interest sessions May 6-8, 2011.
At ceremonies at the Kennedy Center on April 23, senior Carlie Crawford won the Barbizon Award for Excellence in Costume Design, and sophomore Daniel Sauermilch won the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play.
On April 22, the MCO gives a free public performance including two world premieres by Middlebury College seniors: Piano Concerto No. 1 by Nicholas Tkach ’11, and Requiem for Choir and Orchestra by Noah Silverstein ’11.
A group of 40 students and faculty from Middlebury's Theatre Program recently spent a Saturday in New York City to see two amazing productions: "The Diary of a Madman," starring Geoffrey Rush, and "Beautiful Burnout," by Frantic Assembly/The National Theatre of Scotland.
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