Arts & Entertainment Lecture Series
Name: Arts & Entertainment Lecture Series
Date: September 16, 2023 - November 18, 2023
New Saturday lecture series at the new Performing Arts Center in Brewster! Delve into a diverse array of subjects, from the rich history of the trumpet to the intricate nuances of baroque performance practice. Presented by esteemed experts and enthusiasts, each lecture is a gateway to expand your knowledge, ignite your imagination, and deepen your appreciation for the arts. Join us in celebrating the power of creativity and culture as we explore, learn, and connect. The first lecture is Sound the Trumpet: Tracing the use of the trumpet through the Bible, presented by Paul Tingley. This lecture explores the biblical significance of the trumpet as a symbol and instrument, drawing from the scripture "The trumpet shall sound." It traces the rich history of the trumpet in the Bible, examining its role in conveying divine messages and heralding significant events. The lecture incorporates musical excerpts from Handel's "Messiah", along with works by Samuel Adler, to illuminate the trumpet's spiritual and cultural importance throughout history.