Worcester Chamber Music Society launches talk series

  • Worcester Chamber Music Society Core Musicians Present Deep Dives into Their Musical Passions and Inspirations with WCMS Talks

    David Russell will deliver a talk on Feb. 11 (Photo courtesy of Worcester Chamber Music Society)

    Worcester – The Worcester Chamber Music Society (WCMS) introduces its new WCMS Talks series featuring the core members of the group.

    Taking place on Thursday evenings in February and March, these interactive presentations will be held live on Zoom.

    David Russell – February 11, 2021
    With Renewed Strength: Beethoven’s Heiliger Dankesang in the Age of Covid (“Holy Thanksgiving” from String Quartet, Op. 132)

    Rohan Gregory – February 25, 2021
    A discussion of fiddle traditions from Appalachia to the Aegean.

    Randall Hodgkinson – March 4, 2021 (new date)
    Reflections on Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

    Krista Buckland Reisner – March 25, 2021
    Gut Reaction: What’s the fuss about Baroque period performance?

    The Talks are free but reservations are required and can be made here.  Go online to www.worcesterchambermusic.org to see what else WCMS has in store for its 15th season.