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Krannert Center Events: 2022-2023 Season

About This Event

This “Bach to Black” recital will feature the Partita in C Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach and suites by three Black composers: Amanda Aldridge, Harry T. Burleigh, and R. Nathaniel Dett. The purpose of Dr. Sennet’s ongoing Bach to Black project is to help encourage continuing dialogue regarding inclusion and equity in classical music through recording and performing piano suites by several Black composers in combination with the suites of J.S. Bach.


Bach: Partita no. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826
Aldridge: Carnival: Suite of Five Dances
Burleigh: From the Southland Suite
Dett: In the Bottoms Suite

Tuesday, April 18th 2023 at 7:30pm in the Foellinger Great Hall

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.

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