Schubert Club’s Music Listening Circle
Curator: Mark Bilyeu
Schubert Club’s Music Listening Circle offers music lovers a new kind of experience outside the concert hall. Once monthly, members gather to learn about and discuss a specified musical topic, style, form or composer. Equal parts listening, teaching and discussion combine to create a unique event which will deepen members’ musical understanding, broaden their aural horizons and cultivate a unique community of people who love engaging with music.
Venue: Summit Center for the Arts & Innovation
1524 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, 55105
Spring Semester 2020 Dates: Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 13, May 18
Cost: $75 for 5 sessions
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Refreshments will be provided.
Theme and Variation – Jan 13, 2020
This form, which dates back to the 16th century, has become a tent pole for composers. We’ll discover its origins and see the ways it has evolved into the 21st century.
Teresa Carreño was a Venezuelan pianist, soprano, composer and conductor. Often referred to as “the Clara Schumann of Venezuela,” we’ll explore the music she wrote, and the music dedicated to her.
Schubert Club Commissions – Mar 9, 2020
Explore the composers and their music which Schubert Club has supported over its 130 years with new and archival recordings!
John Williams isn’t the only composer who writes music for films! We’ll listen to some of the best – and most surprising – music written for the big screen: before AND after the films themselves had sound.
**Members pay for all sessions at one time. All payments in full with no partial memberships offered. No refunds for a session you cannot attend. You may send a friend in your place if you cannot attend for no additional charge.