Preconcert Lectures

Bob Buckalew hosts free “Concert Conversations” at 7:10 in the concert hall for Masterworks Series performances only. These can be entertaining and enlightening, offering information about the composers and works for the evening. He will often have guest soloists, conductors or composers of a featured work for that concert.

Schedule

“Bella and the Beast”

Music of Gioachino Rossini; J.S. Bach; Igor Stravinsky; Alan Hovhaness; Franz Joseph Haydn
January 12 & 13, 2018
7:10 pm

“Triumph Over Fate”

Music of Robert Schumann and Edward Macdowell
February 23 & 24, 2018
7:10 p.m.

“Ode to the Organ”

Music of Joseph Jongen and Camille Saint-Saens
March 23 & 24, 2018
7:10 p.m.

“Beethoven’s 5th”

Music of Michael Torke; Leonard Bernstein; Ludwig van Beethoven
April 13 & 14, 2018
7:10 p.m.

“The Might Russians, Part II”

Music of Igor Stravinsky; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sergei Rachmaninoff
May 18 & 19, 2018
7:10 p.m.