Series Archives

Ninety-five years have seen many great artists perform on the Middlebury campus since the creation of the "Entertainment Program" in 1919. Past featured artists have included...

Yo-Yo Ma
Murray Perahia
Emanuel Ax
Emerson String Quartet
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

Urban Bushwomen
Paul Robeson
The Acting Company
Nat'l. Theatre of the Deaf
Oscar Peterson
Ravi Shankar

Harlem Spiritual Ensemble
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The Kronos Quartet

Takacs String Quartet

Wynton Marsalis and
Lincoln Center Jazz
Canadian Brass
Takacs Quartet
Mark O'Connor
Steve Reich

A chronological list of all of the series'
1,000+ performances is available here>>

90 Years in Pictures

Click on the image below to launch a historical slideshow
of various Performing Arts Series artists from the last 90 years.

Each image includes the year the artist visited Middlebury.