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Christmas in Leipzig Lecture
May 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Note – this lecture precedes a concert by the Bach Society – “Christmas Oratorio” by Bach. Please see separate entry for details on the concert.
FREE lecture by Bach Specialist, David Gordon, entitled Christmas in Leipzig. The six magnificent cantatas stretch the limits of the performers and create a magical and unforgettable musical landscape. David Gordon describes the work’s fascinating origins, and its first performance in 1734.