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Inside Shakespeare

Shakespeare created worlds out of words that have informed and shaped our language and culture for more than 400 years. Tudor and Renaissance scholar Carol Ann Lloyd Stanger examines how his histories, tragedies, and comedies so insightfully capture the full spectrum of the human condition.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Bach and Handel: Two Titans of the Baroque

Though they shared a birth year, a native country, and dominance of their era’s musical world, Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederic Handel never met. Saul Lilienstein brings them together in a six-part series that explores their creative genius and their legacies. 

Tuesday, January 29 to March 5, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow

In his acclaimed What Makes It Great? series, beloved educator and former NPR music commentator Rob Kapilow explores a great musical masterpiece with the audience. This program features Mendelssohn's Octet.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 6:00 p.m.