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How did Wagner’s art become a proving ground where the Western world has wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence?
For better or worse, Wagner is the most widely influential figure in the history of music. Artist like Woolf, Mann, Duncan and Buñuel saw him as a kindred spirit. Anarchists, occultists, feminists, and gay-rights pioneers did as well. Then with the rise of Nazi Germany, the composer came to be defined by his ferocious antisemitism.
Join Alex Ross, The New Yorker’s music critic, in this interdisciplinary survey of geniuses, madmen, charlatans and prophets who have battled over Wagner’s many-sided legacy.
The format of each session will be a talk by Ross followed by student questions via Zoom’s chat feature.
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92nd Street Y
New York, New York Online
New York, New York
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92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For over 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the...
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Aaron Copland at Mid-Century: Clarinet Concerto and Old American Songs As the mid-century mark approached, Benny Goodman commissioned Aaron Copland to write a concerto for Goodman to perform. Copland responded with one of his most exquisite compositions, his Clarinet Concerto for Clarinet, String Orchestra and Harp, a work that fuses two essential...
Thursday Dec 17th, 1:30pm - 3:20pm Eastern Time
In 2016 Bob Dylan became the first songwriter to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, placing him in the company of writers including John Steinbeck, Pablo Neruda and Toni Morrison. Timothy Hampton, professor of literature at UC Berkeley and author of the new book Bob Dylan: How the Songs Work, joins us for a class exploring the poetry, politics,...
Tuesday Jan 19th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
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