February 2015 programs on Exploring Music

February 2015 programs on Exploring Music

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

Learn about the music of Handel this month on Exploring Music

http://www.portlandhandelsociety.org/

 This month on Exploring Music ends with a week-long examination of the life and work of George Frederic Handel.

Week of February 2, 2015 - Clash of the Titans - Bill McGlaughlin examines the lives and recordings of Leopold Stokowski and Arturo Toscanini.

Week of February 9, 2015 - Strings Plus One - This week we'll feature small string groups with a special guest addition.

Week of February 16, 2015 - Child’s Play - For hundreds of years of music-making, childhood has remained an inexhaustible inspiration.  This week we’ll hear some of the ways that composers from Purcell to Prokofiev have been influenced by the energy and excitement of youth. 

Week of February 23, 2015 - George Frederic Handel - We’ll have a week-long look at the life and music of England’s most celebrated German composer.

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