“Why Bach Matters”

Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall
Dean Stauffer7 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Presented by George B. Stauffer

Despite the general decline of classical music in today’s society, the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in particular, seem to be growing in popularity. From movie sound tracks to concert performances to elevator muzak to public rituals, one encounters Bach’s music at every turn, where it continues to entertain, astonish, and uplift. Join Mason Gross Dean George B. Stauffer for a lecture about this phenomenon and the reasons why Bach matters.




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