- April 8, 2015
Jon Nakamatsu, an award winning pianist, will be visiting Carleton College to perform a recital and master class. In 1997, Nakamatsu was the gold medalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and leads a heavily distinguished career. His master class and Q&A session will be on Saturday, April 11, at 3:00pm in the Concert Hall. The following Sunday, April 12, at 3:00pm, Nakamatsu will perform his recital in the Concert Hall. ...
- April 2, 2015
Friday, April 3, is the grand opening of the Swing Low exhibition in the Perlman Teaching Museum's Braucher Gallery in the Weitz Center. From 7 to 8 P.M., the four artists who contributed to the display will speak about their work in Weitz 236. A reception will follow directly afterwards in the Weitz Commons from 8 to 9:30 P.M. Swing Low will be on display until May 3. ...
- March 6, 2015
Nora Katz ’16 will be presenting a self-written musical play for her junior music recital on March 9–10 in the Weitz Center Theater. For the past two years, Katz has been working with her peers and mentors to prepare “Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital.” If you would like to learn more about what goes into writing and producing a play at Carleton, follow this article to read Nora's first hand account of the play writing process.
- March 4, 2015
The Carleton Orchestra, directed by Professor Hector Valdivia, will be performing its winter program Friday, March 6, at 8:00-9:30pm in the Concert Hall. The program will feature Robert Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro Brillante, Op. 13 b, and Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1. To add to its exciting repertoire, the orchestra will also debut How to Build Fences and Gates, a composition by esteemed visiting professor Jeffrey Treviño. ...
- March 3, 2015
The Knightingales, or the Gales for short, were the first all-female a cappella group to grace Carleton campus and have been a strong musical presence on campus for over three decades. On Saturday, March 7th, the Gales will be performing in the Cave. The performance starts at 10:30pm. To learn more about the Gales and what they do, follow this article to read an interview with Gracie McNeely '16, one of the musical arrangers for the group.
- March 1, 2015
Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad is a feminist retelling of the classic Odyssey story. The story focuses on the life experiences of Penelope, Odysseus' faithful wife, and her twelve maids. The story's central themes include the treatment of women in history, double standards between sexes and classes, and the overall concept of justice. ETB will be presenting a theatrical rendition of The Penelopiad, featuring an all-women cast performing original music written by Liza Davis '16. Follow this article to read an interview with Sarah Meister '16, the director of the play.