Renowned musicologist Professor Jonathan Saylor will give a fascinating talk about Handel and his famous work The Messiah before each concert.
Entry is free for all wishing to attend his 30 minute talk.
November 1 Preconcert Talk: 6:45 pm Chicago
November 2 Preconcert Talk: 2:15 pm Wheaton
This fascinating talk will provide some interesting historical context, and Professor Saylor will share his insights into the background of this work and its composer and then suggest some specific things concertgoers can listen for during the performances themselves.
Professor Saylor also performs with Camerata Chicago as Principal Bassoon and will take part in performances of The Messiah.