Lecture: The Music of Bach, Hartke and Pärt; featuring the music from the Cantata Singers
October 18 - November 8, 2011
In this interactive course we will listen to the music of Bach, Hartke, Alfred Schnittke and Arvo Pärt and discuss the significance of selected works. Whether you’re a current subscriber to the Cantata Singers or simply yearning to explore the vocal and instrument works of these unique pairings, this class provides an excellent overview. Class fee includes all 4 classes in plus a complementary ticket to the opening concert.
The Cantata Singers, one of Boston’s most celebrated music organizations, is know for captivating audiences with their daring juxtapositions of music old and new. This year’s season, “The Journey, 48 years in the making,” offers no exception to this, pairing works by Bach and American composer Stephen Hartke in their opening concert.