The science: Could computers put composers out of job? The music: To mark the start of Advent, the Orchestra plays one of Bach’s Christmas cantatas, full of anticipation for the big day.
Perhaps the most influential woman of 20th-century music, Nadia Boulanger is an icon in the story of classical music, having taught an impressive list of musical titans. Aurora Players curate a night inspired by Boulanger’s legendary salons...
In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. They begin with Op. 127 which shares its key and declamatory power with the Eroica.
The science: Professor Buzz Baum works at the intersection of biology and physics. He is trying to understand how cells evolve. This cantata repurposes a famous tune from Bach’s St Matthew Passion.
The wonderful performers of the Northern Chords Festival play two piano quartets; Mozart’s dramatic quartet in G minor and Brahms’ passionate C minor quartet, as well as Fauré's expressive First Violin Sonata.
In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. Fugue is central in the Quartet Op. 131, and is prefaced here with one of Bach’s own fugues.