Music Appreciation Talks

Music Appreciation Talks

Satisfy your curiosity and enhance your concert-going experience with our Music Appreciation Talks. An introduction to some of your most beloved composers and their works, you will learn about their fascinating lives, inspirations, loves, struggles and triumphs. Explore the differences between music of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern eras as music evolves through the ages.

The ability to read music is an asset, but is not a requirement for participants.

Series 1:

Time: Tuesdays, 1:15pm to 2:45pm
Dates: October 8 to December 3, 2019
Cost: $120 (VSO tickets not included; field trips are optional)

Series 1 examines the lives and musical careers of Geroge Frideric Handel, Franz Joseph Haydn and Franz Schubert.

Series 2

Time: Tuesdays, 1:15pm to 2:45pm
Dates: January 7 to March 3, 2020
Cost: $120 (VSO tickets not included; field trips are optional)

Series 2 examines the lives and musical careers of Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.

To register for Music Appreciation Classes, please fill out this form.