Fine Arts

Ripon College presents modernized Greek classic play

Ripon College will bring Euripides’ prize-winning classical tragedy, Iphigenia at Aulis, March 4-7. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. The script is Professor Robert Amsden’s adaptation of Robert Meagher’s 1991 translation. Amsden, the play’s director, chose the translation for playability, accessible contemporary language and succinctness. The production team of Amsden, Professors… Continue reading

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Wisconsin jazz pianist performs Feb. 13

Award-winning jazz pianist John Harmon of Winneconne, Wisconsin, will perform at Ripon College Feb. 13 as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon series. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Ticket information is available by calling 920-748-8126. Harmon, known as “Wisconsin’s Gentle Poet of Jazz,” first developed… Continue reading

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Singer to perform spirituals Feb. 6

Bass-baritone Frank Ward Jr. will present a voice recital, “An Evening of Spirituals,” Friday, Feb. 6, at Ripon College. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. It will be free and open to the public. Selections will include “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “I’ve Been In De Storm,” “Nobody Knows de… Continue reading

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Oshkosh painter to exhibit work

“Signifiers and Imposters,” an exhibit of work by artist Trina May Smith, will be on view Jan. 30 through March 15 in the Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. A talk by the artist will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Rodman Center lobby. An opening reception will follow in the… Continue reading

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Brass Trio performs Jan. 30

V3NTO Brass Trio will perform Jan. 30 as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon music series. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Ticket information is available by calling 920-748-8126. This ensemble is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of the brass trio repertoire, including new works, Georgian… Continue reading

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Holiday concert featuring musical ensembles Sunday, December 14

All musical ensembles at Ripon College will present a joint holiday concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. John C. Hughes, director of choral activities, will conduct Choral Union and Collegium Musicum. Choral Union will sing Roger Emerson’s arrangement of “Mary Had a… Continue reading

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