Arts Blog

  • April 24, 2018

    Guest Artist Concert: St Paul Chamber Orchestra with Patricia Kopatchinskaja

    The Grammy Award winning SPCO performs with Patricia Kopatchinskaja, director and violin Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 8:00 – 9:30 pm / Kracum Performance Hall
  • April 24, 2018

    Guest/Faculty Recital: Gao Hong and special guest

    Gao Hong, pipa, and special guest Issam Rafea, oud, present “Life As Is” - The Blending of Ancient Souls from Syria and China, a concert of music to celebrate the release of new recordings on Saturday, April 28 at 7:30pm in Kracum Performance Hall.

    Gao Hong, a renowned Chinese pipa player and composer, graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing where she studied with pipa master Lin Shicheng. She has received numerous awards and honors at home and abroad. In 2005, Gao Hong became the first traditional musician to be awarded the prestigious Bush Artist Fellowship, and in 2012 she became the only musician in any genre to win four McKnight Artist Fellowships for Performing Musicians. She has received numerous commissions and has performed countless U.S. and world premieres of pipa concerti with organizations such as the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Heidelberg Philharmonic, Buenos Aires Philharmonic, and many others. She is a Guest Professor at theCentral Conservatory of Music in Beijing and the Tianjin Conservatory of Music in China.

  • April 24, 2018

    Carleton Players Present: Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue

    Carleton Players Present: Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue Friday, May 4th, 2018 7:30 – 8:35 pm in Weitz Theater
  • April 17, 2018

    Milbauer, Melville, Music for Two Pianos

    Carleton is pleased to welcome Steinway Artist John Milbauer to campus this April as he joins friend and colleague Nikki Melville onstage for a recital of piano duos.