Symposium Schedule

Friday, April 12, 2019

7:30-9:00 pm: Panel Discussion: “Intercultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
Fine Arts Center: Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

Moderator: Ernest May (UMass Amherst)
Lydia Goehr (Columbia University)
Ruth HaCohen (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Michael Marissen (Swarthmore College)
Yo Tomita (Queen’s University Belfast)
Thomas Cressy (Cornell University)

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Paper Sessions and Keynote Address are in Bezanson Recital Hall, N. Pleasant St., Amherst
Cost: $5 Students; $25 General; Free for Presenters/Performers. Bring cash or check made out to UMass Amherst
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8:00-8:30 am: Morning Refreshments and Registration
Fine Arts Center: Bezanson Recital Hall Lobby

8:30-10:00 am: Paper Session I  
10:00-10:15 am: Break

10:15-11:45 am: Paper Session II   


Lidia Chang, traverso12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch
University Club, 243 Stockbridge Road

Lunch music performance by UMass alumni Lidia Chang, traverso (period flute) & Victoria Suchodolski, harpsichord



Lydia Goehr, keynote speaker1:15-2:15 pm: Keynote Address:
Fine Arts Center: Bezanson Recital Hall
Lydia Goehr (Columbia University): Re-Visioning Bach through the Competitive Arts


2:15-2:30 pm: Break

2:30-4:00 pm: Paper Session III 

4:00-4:15 pm: Break

4:15-6:15 pm: Paper Session IV   
6:15-6:45 pm: Evening Reception
Fine Arts Center: Bezanson Recital Hall Lobby