A Gathering to Remember Robert Bloom


Beautiful oboist ○ Dedicated mentor ○ Talented composer ○ Exciting conductor ○ Seminal editor ○ Performer of 18th-century masterworks ○ Master of the bel canto style –Dayenu!

Dedication of Robert Bloom’s Monument

Open to the Public to be held at the gravesite, 21 Sycamore Avenue Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven 10:45 AM on Saturday, May 6

Welcome by Sara Lambert Bloom

Musical interludes: Prelude from Suite No. 1 in G major by J.S. Bach; Its A Long Way to Go Home by K. Bloom; and Going Home, the Largo from the New World Symphony by A. Dvorak performed live by Timothy Eddy, Katherine Bloom with David Shapiro, and Marilyn Krentzman, who will be playing the English horn that his maître, Marcel Tabuteau brought back from Paris for Robert Bloom when Maestro Leopold Stokowski invited Robert to join the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1930.

Blessing of the monument by Reverend Ian Oliver, Pastor of the University Church and Senior Associate University Chaplain at Yale, and Lecturer at the Yale Divinity School; and Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Howard M. Holtzmann Jewish Chaplain at Yale and Senior Rabbi at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale

A Concert in Remembrance of Robert Bloom

Free and open to the public; unreserved seating
 Battell Chapel, Yale University
Noon on Saturday, May 6, 2023

Program Booklet – Click Here