Lecture Series 1000 Years or Genius

Lecture Series 1000 YEARS OF GENIUS

A series of five lectures by Ian Wilson

Hildegard of Bingen Life and works
JS Bach’s Violin concertos
Domenico Scarlatti Life and works
Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto
Arvo Pärt An introduction

The ever popular lecture series by Dr Wilson continues.
Dates are as follows: Jan 21st, 28th, Feb 4th, 11th, 18th.

This season’s lecture series combines a number of composer profiles with in-depth examinations of major repertoire works. Ian will be looking at the lives and music of important figures such as 12thcentury iconoclast Hildegard of Bingen, Baroque keyboard composer Domenico Scarlatti and modern phenomenon Arvo Pärt, and putting Rachmaninov’s 2nd piano concerto and Bach’s violin concertos under the microscope.

These illustrated lectures with plenty of musical examples are of two hours’ duration. Light refreshments will be served.
Yeats Memorial Hall, Hyde Bridge Sligo at 8.00pm

The venue for the lectures has been kindly sponsored by the Yeats Society.