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Upcoming Conferences & Festivals: Bach, Clemens non Papa, Phillipe de Vitry

Clark University, late September through mid-November: Bach to Bach  Bach’s Art of Fugue in Color Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Razzo Hall Johann Sebastian’s Bach’s Art of Fugue is one of his last great masterpieces.  As Bach’s final, encyclopedic exploration of the art and science of counterpoint and fugue, it has left a great legacy to the future.  The final fugue was left unfinished at the composer’s death, and has thus posed fascinating riddles ever since.  And the performance of this highly intricate, deeply beautiful score presents a wonderful series of challenges and opportunities to performers and listeners alike.  This performance will embrace and celebrate Bach’s Art of Fugue. Featuring Frances Conover Fitch with Arcadia Viols and guest instrumentalists   In addition, Frances Conover Fitch and members of the Arcadia Viols will offer a pre-concert demonstration for students at 4:00 in Razzo Hall.  Interested members of th