How an empty music stand leads to full concentration for orchestra conductor Raphael Jiménez.
His piano sonata, written over several years during breaks from the Atlanta Symphony, celebrates the four classical elements.
Three Oberlin Conservatory students will be featured in a concert with the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra on March 2 in Finney Chapel. The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. under the direction of Raphael Jiménez, who says that the concert will be “a feast of student talent.” Admission is free, and no tickets are required.
Oberlin's Contemporary Music Ensemble, under the direction of conductor Timothy Weiss, released their debut recording on the Oberlin Music label at their DiMenna Center concert in New York City on Friday, January 18. The CD, A place toward other places, features solo performances by conservatory faculty clarinetist Richard Hawkins.
The Oberlin Orchestra, performing with guest soloist Jeremy Denk ’90 and led by Associate Professor of Conducting Raphael Jiménez, will give a preview of their 2013 NYC Tour Carnegie Hall program on January 16 in Finney Chapel. The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. and admission is free.
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