OBERLIN CONCERT IN HONOR OF NEW PRESIDENT TO BE BROADCAST BY WCLV
An inaugural concert honoring Oberlin College's 14th President
Marvin Krislov, will place on Friday, November 2, at 8:30 p.m.
in Finney Chapel, and will be broadcast live by WCLV.
It will feature performances by some of the most exciting
established and rising stars of the classical music world;
nearly all of them graduated from, or currently attend, the Oberlin
Conservatory of Music. The live broadcast, with a simulcast on
www.wclv.com, is sponsored by the Riverside Company, a
leading private equity firm specializing in premier companies.
Violinist Jennifer Koh (OC ’97), with pianist Shai Wosner, will
perform Maurice Ravel’s Violin Sonata in G Major.
Pianist Spencer Myer (OC ’00) will perform J.S. Bach’s aria
Sheep May Safely Graze, from his Hunting Cantata, BWV 208;
two préludes by Claude Debussy—Les tierces alternées and
Feux d’artifice—from Book II of his Préludes; and
Igor Stravinsky’s Four Études, Op. 7.
Songs performed by baritone Robert Sims (OC ’88) and pianist Cliff Jackson (OC ’77) will include Lena McLin’s Great Day, Aaron Copland’s Ching a-Ring Chaw, Jerome Kern’s Ol’ Man River, and Sims’ arrangement of Vera Hall and Dock Reed’s I’m Goin’ Home on the Mornin’ Train.
The Prima Trio—clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan (OC ’08), pianist Anastasia Dedik (OC ’06), and violinist Farhad Hudiyev (OC ’08)—will perform Peter Schickele’s Serenade for Three and Fleeting Miniatures, an original composition by Mr. Hudiyev.
WCLV's Robert Conrad will be the air host.