BEHIND THE MUSIC
--> Please note The Bijou Café does not open until 5:00 PM. You will have time to enjoy a glass or wine and lite bites between 5:00 - 5:30. The Maestro will begin his talk at 5:30 PM.
Musical Insight, Lite Bites, and Cocktails with the Maestro
Key Chorale Artistic Director Joseph Caulkins is known for his adventurous and bold programming for Sarasota’s Symphonic Chorus. World premieres, unique collaborations and rarely performed works, alongside classical masterworks, have become his trademark. Join the Maestro at the Bijou Café for Behind the Music as he shares his insight and passion about three of his favorite “Peak Performances” for this season.
Mozart’s Unfinished Masterpiece
Composed in thanksgiving for his wife Constanze’s recovery from illness, and in hopes of winning his father’s approval of their marriage, Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor would have rivaled Bach’s monumental B Minor Mass in scope and scale had he completed it. Learn the mystery behind one of Mozart’s most powerful and virtuosic works for choir and orchestra.