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A Brahms Concert
04.03.22 | Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall
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A Brahms Concert
Laurie McManus, director

Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.
Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall
Shenandoah Conservatory

Book Presentation

Brahms in the Priesthood of Art

Gender and Art Religion in the Nineteenth-Century German Musical Imagination

by Laurie McManus

Brahms in the Priesthood of Art Book
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Ballade, op. 10, No. 1

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Noah Alden Hardaway, piano

“Kyrie” from Missa Canonica, WoO 18

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)


Matthew Oltman, director

- brief intermission -

String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Akemi Takayama, violin
Rachel Lee Zhao, violin
Michael Stepniak, viola
Doris Lederer, viola
John Keane, cello
Madeline Southall, cello

Intermezzo in A Major, op. 118, No. 2

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Minji Lee, piano

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