- Wed., March 29, 2017, 7:30 pm
Norwegian composer, and accordionist Frode Haltli teams up with Swedish nyckelharpa virtuoso Emilia Amper for an evening of Scandinavian folk-inspired music. Haltli’s concert-length work The Border Woods is scored for accordion, two percussion and the nyckelharpa, or “keyed fiddle.”
- Wed., April 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
The CIM New Music Ensemble, under the direction of Keith Fitch, performs music of Morton Feldman.
- Sun., April 9, 2017, 2:00 pm
A performance by the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Weiss, featuring a workshop performance of Vijay Iyer's new violin concerto—Trouble, for violin and chamber orchestra—with soloist Jennifer Koh and Clint Needham's 2008 Chamber Symphony.
- Wed., April 12, 2017, 7:30 pm
The pre-eminent classical tabla virtuoso of the time, Zakir Hussain is appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world as an international phenomenon. A national treasure in his native India, Hussain is one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. He appears with santoor player Rahul Sharma.
- Wed., April 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Described as “fiery,” and a player who performs “with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone.”—The New York Times
- Wed., May 3, 2017, 6:00 pm
Outstanding conservatory musicians present mixed programs of chamber music amid the museum’s collections for a unique and intimate experience.
- Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:30 pm
A fearless and versatile talent, harpist Brandee Younger delivers a consistently fresh take on the ancient instrument as an educator, event curator, performer and leader of the Brandee Younger Jazz Harp Quartet. Known for expressive interpretations of traditional harp repertoire as well as her continued work with a diverse cross section of musical talents, Younger is widely recognized as a creative linchpin whose nuanced presence and willingness to push boundaries have made her irreplaceable on record and in performance.