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Michael Marissen on the Musical Aims of Bach’s St. John Passion

March 8, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Michael Marissen explores Bach’s incisive musical reading of the Passion Story from the Gospel of John in advance of the Dryden Ensemble’s performances of  Bach’s St. John Passion March 13 and 14. Marissen is the Daniel Underhill Professor Emeritus of Music at Swarthmore College, where he taught from 1989 to 2014. He has also been a visiting professor on the graduate faculties at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. His most most recent book is “Bach & God.”

The Dryden Ensemble will perform Bach’s St. John Passion in Princeton on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at All Saints’ Church in Princeton. For tickets, visit www.drydenensemble.org.

Presented in partnership with the Dryden Ensemble.


March 8, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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