Gilbert Kalish gives a free piano concert

MIDDLEBURY — The influence of pianist Gilbert Kalish as an educator and pianist has established him as a major figure in American music-making, receiving the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for his significant and lasting contribution to the chamber music field. He also holds the rare distinction of the longest Middlebury Performing Arts Series relationship, having first played on campus in 1966. Performing works by Crumb, Schubert, and Brahms, Kalish will be joined by soprano Lisette Oropesa, c … (read more)

Free chamber music concert celebrates Brahms, Schumanns

MIDDLEBURY — The year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer and pianist extraordinaire, Clara Schumann. To honor the occasion, the Heliand Consort presents “Kindred Spirits”, a new program of chamber music by Clara and Robert Schumann and J … (read more)

Free celtic music concert in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The Department of Music presents a Celtic music concert exploring tradition and innovation in a genre that is at once ubiquitous, diverse and loosely defined. The performance, on Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m., in the Mahaney Arts Center’s Robis … (read more)

Dreamers’ Circus to take the stage in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Dreamers’ Circus, the hot young Danish trio hailed as the new driving force in Nordic world music, will make their Middlebury debut on Friday, March 6, at the Mahaney Arts Center. Contemporary and endlessly innovative in their approach, the a … (read more)

Turtle Island Quartet debuts in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet makes its Middlebury debut at the Mahaney Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 22 in a collaborative concert with the Performing Arts Series’ most frequent jazz artist, acclaimed pianist Cyrus Chestnut. The per … (read more)

Vocal ensemble Stile Antico comes to Midd

MIDDLEBURY — The three-time Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble Stile Antico will present “Breaking the Habit” on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Mahaney Arts Center. The concert will celebrate the unprecedented number of female rulers in the 16th century, from the p … (read more)

College performs new take on classic play

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance will present Chuck Mee’s “The Bacchae 2.1,” directed by Michole Biancosino. The production will feature music by Brooklyn Raga Massive’s Neel Murgai and Ronnie Romano ’20, as well as a un … (read more)

Yaa! Samar Dance Theatre stops in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The mission of Yaa! Samar Dance Theatre (YSDT), based in New York City and Palestine, is to create invigorating performance and education programs that expand access to — and promote understanding through — the arts.  YSDT believes art should … (read more)

James P. Blair exhibit closes with multimedia concert

MIDDLEBURY — On Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m., at the Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Concert Hall, Middlebury College music faculty Diana and Emory Fanning and Dieuwke Davydov will be joined by Grammy-nominated flutist Karen Kevra of Cornwall for a free conc … (read more)