Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Heath Quartet

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet is one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment, steadily building a reputation for their upbeat and integrated sound. Their second week of residency starts with the free January 11 concert, featuring Beethoven’s Quartet No. 3 in D Major, op. 18.3; Quartet No. 16 in F Major, op. 135; and the first “Razumovsky” quartet, op. 59.1. No tickets are required for this concert, thanks to the Sunderman Family Concert Endowment Fund, in memory of Dr. F. William Sunderman Jr. and Dr. Carolyn Reynolds Sunderman. The January 17 concert includes Beethoven’s Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, op. 18.4; Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, op. 127, and the third “Razumovsky” quartet, op. 59.3. A Nelson Fund event. Reserved seating. Tickets: $22 public/$16 Midd ID card holders/$10 youth/$6 Midd students. Read more>>

See more: January 17, October 5 and 11, May 2 and 8.

Pre-concert lecture by Professor of Music Larry Hamberlin at 6:30 PM in MAC 221

Photo Kaupo Kikkas

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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Heath Quartet

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet is one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment, steadily building a reputation for their upbeat and integrated sound. Their second week of residency starts with the free January 11 concert, featuring Beethoven’s Quartet No. 3 in D Major, op. 18.3; Quartet No. 16 in F Major, op. 135; and the first “Razumovsky” quartet, op. 59.1. No tickets are required for this concert, thanks to the Sunderman Family Concert Endowment Fund, in memory of Dr. F. William Sunderman Jr. and Dr. Carolyn Reynolds Sunderman. The January 17 concert includes Beethoven’s Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, op. 18.4; Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, op. 127, and the third “Razumovsky” quartet, op. 59.3. A Nelson Fund event. Reserved seating. Tickets: $22 public/$16 Midd ID card holders/$10 youth/$6 Midd students. Read more>>

See more: January 11, October 5 and 11, May 2 and 8.

Cash bar and light refreshments available at intermission and after the concert

Photo Kaupo Kikkas

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Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Breton Fest-Noz

Le Château, Grand Salon

The traditional music, dance, and flavors of Brittany—the “Celtic” region of northwestern France—is highlighted at the College’s second Fest-Noz (Breton night festival). Join piper Timothy Cummings and special guests for authentic music, participatory dances, and crêpes and cider. Free

Photo Anastasiya Prokhorenko '19

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 7:30 PM

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Presence as Performance

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theater

Butoh artist Meshi Chavez believes that radical engagement requires radical attentiveness. This inquiry into performativity is crucial to the inception and development of a thought-provoking project directed by Scholar in Residence Karima Borni in collaboration with Chavez, accessing embodied presence to cultivate authenticity and responsiveness. Tickets: $15 public/$12 Midd ID card holders/$8 youth/$6 Midd students; on sale January 6

DCM 2018–2019, photo Jonathan Hsu

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Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 7:30 PM

The Light in the Piazza

Town Hall Theater

Director Douglas Anderson and music director Carol Christensen present the annual winter term musical, a collaboration of the Department of Music and Town Hall Theater. The soaring score harkens back to lyricist Adam Guettel’s grandfather, Richard Rodgers. “The most intensely romantic score of any musical since West Side Story.”—New York Times. Tickets: $20 Public/$15 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students; on sale January 9 at www.townhalltheater.org

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Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Collaborative Video Screening

Axinn Center, Room 232

See short films produced by students in the Collaborative Video Projects course during winter term. Free

Madeleine Russell '19 in Breech by Rebecca Lafon '18.5

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Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Roomful of Teeth and Dublin Guitar Quartet

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

This collaborative concert features the Middlebury debuts of the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and the world-renowned Dublin Guitar Quartet. Together they perform the East Coast premiere of a new, intimate arrangement of Vermont native Nico Muhly’s How Little You Are. Originally commissioned in 2015 for three guitar quartets and massed choir, the work is based on texts written by pioneer women during the 19th century. In addition to this powerful 40-minute work, each ensemble also performs individual selections. A Nelson Fund event. Tickets: $30 public/$25 Midd ID card holders/$10 youth/$6 Midd students. Read more>>

 

Sign language iconPresented with sign language interpretation.

multi shaded blue trianglePre-concert lecture by composer Nico Muhly at 6:15 PM in MAC 125.

Photos Bonica Ayala, Laura Sheeran

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