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Welcoming Back Fall 2022 Audiences

Current guidelines allow for visitors to attend many approved campus events and programs.

  • Full vaccinations and boosters (or valid medical or religious exemptions) required. Masks optional, but encouraged.
  • If you have symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 5 days, you may not attend arts events.
  • For further information, please visit the Campus Guide.
Should event circumstances change, we will contact ticket holders and post updates via ArtsMail and our website.

Buy Tickets for Upcoming Performances

The Performing Arts Series’ 2022–2023 season is a dynamic line-up that continues our mission to highlight new and diverse programming across performing arts disciplines. Our 103rd season also examines exciting themes: the conclusion of our “year of the cello” celebrating the centennial of Pablo Casals’ 1922 performance on our series; music in honor of composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday; and an exploration of healing and technology’s intersection with the arts. 

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We look forward to continuing to engage both our in-person and streaming audience this season. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 AM on the following dates:

  • September 6 for PASS Members
  • September 13 for Middlebury ID card holders
  • September 15 for the general public

Thank you and we’re looking forward to being all together!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • Clayton Stephenson, Piano

    Fresh from the Van Cliburn Competition finals, pianist Clayton Stephenson makes his Vermont Middlebury debut with an opulent program including Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Beethoven’s “Appassionata” sonata.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public
  • Choral Chameleon: Healing Choral Sound Bath

    Choral Chameleon Chorus makes its Vermont debut with a sound bath: a unique, healing choral experience. Collaborating with certified sound healers, the audience will be surrounded by the singers of the chorus and “bathed” in the layered sounds of voices, Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, gongs, and more. This intensive sound experience is designed to wash over the body for healing, peace, and restorative contemplation.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public
  • Castalian Quartet

    Named the inaugural Hans Keller String Quartet in Residence at the University of Oxford and Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist of the Year, the Castalian Quartetfirst visited Middlebury on their US debut tour in 2019.  They return to treat us to a free concert of exceptional works: Janácek’s Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”; Sibelius’ Quartet in D Minor, “Voces intimae”; and Beethoven’s Op. 130 Quartet, with the epic Grosse Fuge finale.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public
  • Jupiter Quartet and Jasper Quartet

    It’s a family affair when our friends the Jupiter Quartet joins the Jasper String Quartet—between these two acclaimed ensembles, there are three siblings, two married couples, and several former college roommates! Their collaborative concert concludes our “year of the cello” celebration with performances of Schubert’s cello quintet, Reena Esmail’s Ragamala, and the beautiful Mendelssohn Octet.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public
  • Manual Cinema: A Christmas Carol

    Following up on their smash 2019 presentation at Middlebury, the interdisciplinary performance collective Manual Cinema takes on Charles Dickens’s holiday classic A Christmas Carol with a visually inventive adaptation made for the screen. In this version, avowed holiday skeptic Aunt Trudy has been recruited to channel her late husband Joe’s famous Christmas cheer.

    Virtual Middlebury

    Open to the Public

PREVIOUS EVENTS

  • Takács Quartet and Julien Labro, Bandoneón

    We’re thrilled to welcome back the acclaimed Takács Quartet, long-time friends of the Performing Arts Series and “one of the world’s greatest string quartets” (The New York Times) for their 27th appearance at Middlebury. For this unique collaborative concert, the Takács will be joined by Julien Labro, one of the foremost accordion and bandoneon players in both the classical and jazz worlds. His artistry, virtuosity, and creativity as a musician, composer, and arranger have earned him international acclaim.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public

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