31 2018

JMW- Bach, Antisemitism and the Novel And After the Fire- Lecture

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Bernard Betel Centre 1003 Steeles Avenue West
Toronto, ON

Contact Aliza Spiro

Bach, Antisemitism and the Novel And After the Fire
Cynthia Good
Some of Bach’s cantatas contain anti-Semitic sentiments. Explored in And After the Fire - a novel by Lauren Belfer; she fictionalizes a Bach cantata and its history to the present day. Cynthia Good discusses the novel, the role of women musicians in the 1800’s and the separating of artist from the art. Admission Free Presented in partnership with Association for Jewish Libraries in Ontario

Sponsor: Jewish Music Week

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