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Musical Cities: Vienna

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Program Description

Musical Cities: Vienna in the 19th Century Embark on a captivating journey through Vienna, the City of Music, as we trace the footsteps of iconic composers like Schubert, Brahms, Mahler, and Johann Strauss Jr. Explore Schubert's haunting lieder, Brahms' classical mastery, Mahler's emotional symphonies, and Strauss' enchanting waltzes. This immersive presentation offers a glimpse into Vienna's rich musical heritage, showcasing the timeless melodies and enduring legacies that define this cultural epicentre. Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Vienna's musical treasures, where every note resonates with the soul of a city steeped in artistic brilliance. SCHEDULE: Wednesday, April 17, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM This presentation will take place online. You will receive a link to the class by email 24 hours before the presentation begins. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Andrea Ratuski is best known as a music producer and host at CBC in Winnipeg, most notably as host and producer of Northern Lights. An award-winning radio documentary maker, she hosted many national and local radio music programs and wrote for the CBC websites Manitoba SCENE and CBC Music, the national music website. She teaches music appreciation classes at Creative Retirement, Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts, and others, and writes for a variety of publications. Andrea also enjoys hosting musical events, such as Winnipeg Philharmonic concerts and the Agassiz Chamber Music Festival.



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