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Opening a Museum Treasure

February 11, 2011

On Thursday, members of the Museum community gathered to watch as Associate Curator of Ancient Art Pieter Broucke and the Museum staff opened a crate containing a Roman imperial period bust from the third century C.E. Watch a slideshow>>

Rising Star Nathan Laube, Organ, Performs February 27

February 16, 2011

Curtis Institute of Music graduate Nathan Laube rings in the 40th anniversary of Mead Chapel’s magnificent Gress-Miles Organ. Concertgoers can also enjoy a behind-the-scenes organ tour led by Emory Fanning.

The Abbey Theatre Presents Terminus March 12

February 28, 2011

From Ireland’s national theatre comes an original, gripping drama from playwright and director Mark O’Rowe. In Terminus, a young woman looking for love, a mother seeking atonement, and a serial killer are all ripped from their daily lives and thrown into a fantastical world.

Big Action Performance Ensemble Presents “Everyone Can Dance”

March 1, 2011


In reaction to dance competition reality shows that evaluate who is qualified to dance, Big Action Performance Ensemble (Big APE) presents Everyone Can Dance, a community-based performance project celebrating the contagious allure of movement and the dynamic capabilities of the human body, March 18 and 19.

A Whirlwind Theatre Trip to NYC

March 17, 2011

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.

Middlebury College Theatre Program Presents EURYDICE

March 21, 2011

Award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl's dreamlike retelling of the Orpheus myth asks: what would any of us do with a second chance? Directed by Alex Draper '88, with actors Gillian Durkee ’12, Willy McKay ’11, Dustin Schwartz ’11, and others.

Euripides' Hecuba: A Symposium

March 21, 2011

In conjunction with the Department of Theatre and Dance's upcoming production of Hecuba, the Department of Classics hosts a symposium October 29–30 centering on Euripides' gripping tragedy.


Gramophone Award-Winning Belcea Quartet Returns To Middlebury March 24

March 24, 2011

Having gained an enviable reputation as one of the leading quartets of the new generation, this acclaimed chamber music ensemble performs a repertoire that plays to its strengths: Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132, andSchubert’s String Quartet No. 15 in G Major.

British Pianist Paul Lewis Continues Schubert Piano Cycle

April 15, 2011

An audience favorite and a frequent guest on the Middlebury College Performing Arts Series, Paul Lewis plays the second in a series of five Schubert concert programs: 12 Waltzes, Four Impromptus, Hungarian Melody in B Minor, and Sonata No. 18 in G Major.

Middlebury Audience Favorite Paul Lewis Continues Schubert Piano Cycle

April 15, 2011

British pianist Paul Lewis is internationally recognized as one of the leading pianists of his generation. This concert is the third in a series of five concerts in his worldwide Schubert project, performing all of the composer's mature piano works from the Wandererfantasie onwards.

“Serious Money” Plays May 3-5 at Middlebury College

April 20, 2011

The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance presents Serious Money, a play by Caryl Churchill, and directed by Cheryl Faraone, May 3-5. Set in the trading pits and board rooms of London’s financial district, known simply as “the City,” the play explores themes of greed, power, and politics.

Middlebury Bach Festival, May 6-8, 2011

May 3, 2011

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.

Middlebury College 26th Annual Carillon Series Begins July 1

June 17, 2011

The beautiful sounds of ringing bells will fill the air again this summer, as the 26th annual Middlebury College Carillon Series treats audiences to free performances on Friday evenings at 7:00 P.M. in and around Mead Memorial Chapel.

Peals and Pipes at Middlebury

July 21, 2011

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”).

New Opera Lotus Lives to Premiere at Middlebury

September 30, 2011

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.


October 1, 2011

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.

Site-Specific Artist Patrick Dougherty Returns to Middlebury College

October 7, 2011

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 College Theatre Season Opens with BIG LOVE

October 14, 2011

Big Love, an emotionally extravagant comedy by OBIE Award-winning playwright Charles Mee, opens the 2011-2012 theatre season with performances October 27-29 at Wright Theatre. Loosely inspired by Aeschylus’ The Suppliants, Big Love takes us on a whimsical journey from Greece to Italy, when 50 Greek brides are betrothed against their will to their American cousins.

World-renowned Hugo Wolf Quartett Performs October 28

October 19, 2011

The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series presents this acclaimed Viennese string quartet in a concert of Mozart, Webern and Schubert. The concert is presented free and open to the public, thanks to the generous support of the Institute for Clinical Science and Art.

Jeremy Cline Presents “Climbing on the World Tree”

November 1, 2011

Middlebury College senior Jeremy Cline ’11.5 presents his thesis dance work November 18-19. A joint major in dance and religion, Cline focuses his work on elements of ritual performance and investigates the nature of our relationships with spirit.

“The Art of Success” Plays November 17-19 at Middlebury

November 4, 2011

The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance present a play by Nick Dear, directed by Richard Romagnoli. Based on the life of 18th century painter and engraver William Hogarth, this bawdy comedy uncovers the dark underbelly of 1700s London.

Christianne Stotijn Sings Her Middlebury Encore

November 11, 2011

Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and the world’s most in-demand collaborative pianist, Julius Drake, will perform together at the Mahaney Center for the Arts on December 2. Their concert program will include songs by Schumann, Mahler, and Eisler.

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