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Close Encounters With Music presents: Reconsidering the Legacy of Haydn—Caryl Clark

Date/Time

Nov 11, 2018
03:00 PM until 05:00 PM

Description

Is Haydn, Father of the symphony and the string quartet, the underappreciated Classical composer, a duller, rougher antecedent to Mozart and Beethoven?  (The answer is “Hardly”!) Caryl Clark, Professor of Music History and Culture at the University of Toronto, will provide a window into the breadth and greatness of his oeuvres—his sacred music, comic operas, quartets and symphonies as well as the changing social, cultural, and political spheres in which he studied and worked. Take a virtual tour of his Burgenland and nearby western Hungary where the palace of Eszterháza is located. Author of Haydn's Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and commissioning editor for the Cambridge Companion to Haydn (Cambridge University Press, 2005), she is currently writing a book on Haydn, Orpheus and the French Revolution, and co-edited the just published Cambridge Haydn Encyclopedia. This talk complements our February Haydn concert.

 

Cost

$20 includes light refreshment

Location

View map West Stockbridge Historical Society Old Town Hall
PO Box 266
West Stockbridge, MA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Close Encounters With Music

Phone

800-843-0778

Contact email

cewmusic@aol.com

Region:

Berkshire

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