Pianist Clayton Stephenson kicks off Middlebury Performing Arts Series

Fresh from the Van Cliburn Competition finals, pianist Clayton Stephenson makes his Vermont debut on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Mahaney Arts Center’s Robison Hall.

Mahaney Arts Center reveals 30th anniversary season

Middlebury College’s Mahaney Arts Center (MAC) will welcome artists and audiences with a series of world-class and international performances in the 2022-2023 season.

Unusual concert pairing caps performing arts series

The acclaimed Takács Quartet returns for a collaborative concert with bandoneón player Julien Labro on Friday, April 22, in the final event of the Middlebury Performing Arts Series’ season.

Cellist and pianist play a free virtual concert

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series presents a free, virtual concert by cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han on Friday, April 1 (no foolin’).

ANIKAYA Dance comes to Mahaney Arts Center

Created by a team of artists from ten countries and five continents, “Conference of the Birds” takes Attar’s original poem and tells a story of our times through it — a tale of migration, of finding our way, of finding community through our struggles.

Danú celebrates traditional Irish music at Mahaney

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series presents Danú, one of the world’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, in concert on Thursday, March 10 at the Mahaney Arts Center’s Robison Hall.

Five British actors perform Shakespeare in Midd

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series presents Actors From The London Stage, one of the most historied Shakespeare theatre companies in the world, in three public performances of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” March 3-5.

Nobuntu brings the sounds of Zimbabwe to Middlebury — in person

Nobuntu, the spirited all-female a cappella ensemble from Zimbabwe, will perform a live concert on Friday, Feb. 18.

Avant-cellist Zoë Keating gives virtual concert

Extraordinary Vermont-based cellist and composer Zoë Keating will lend a contemporary sound to the Middlebury Performing Arts Series’ yearlong cello celebration with an exclusive virtual concert on Jan. 28.

MAC Performing Arts Series goes virtual for January

Performances by Sophie Shao, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Zoë Keating will now be streamed only. 

Schumann Quartet performs with pianist Diana Fanning

On Nov. 11, rising stars join forces with an established virtuoso, the Middlebury Performing Arts Series will present the Schumann Quartet and pianist Diana Fanning at the Mahaney Arts Center’s Robison Hall.

Pianist brings jazz to the MAC

At just 20 years old, jazz keyboardist Matthew Whitaker is a once-in-a-generation musical talent. He’s been performing across the globe since age eleven, opening for Stevie Wonder at the Apollo Theater. The Middlebury Performing Arts Series will present a … (read more)

MAC hosts New England premiere of ‘A Standing Witness’

This dynamic concert explores our national identity, with works by three American composers.

Doric String Quartet and Jonathan Biss play the MAC

Hailed as “one of the best young string quartets’’ by Gramophone, the Doric String Quartet has emerged as a leading British ensemble of its generation.

Midd. Performing Arts Series opens with free concert

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series opens the fall 2021 season with a long-awaited concert by two dynamic chamber ensembles: Imani Winds and the Catalyst Quartet.

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