Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Lincoln Hall, 124
Dept of Music, 101 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4101, USA
Joshua Rifkin (Boston University) presents “Time Travel and its Discontents: Historical Performance, Historical Reconstruction, and Culture Tourism.” Professor Rifkin has published studies on musical subjects ranging from Busnoys to the Beatles, with special emphasis on J. S. Bach and Josquin des Prez. In 1999, the University of Dortmund awarded him an honorary doctorate for his contributions to Bach interpretation. Rifkin has appeared as conductor and keyboard soloist with many prominent orchestras in the US, Europe, Israel, and Australia.