In response to Stanford University's guidelines on COVID-19 prevention, select events with more than 150 participants have been canceled. At this time, this event has also been canceled. See a note from Executive Director Chris Lorway on the university's guidelines.
Francesco Spagnolo—Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra's Jews & Music Scholar—joins forces with Nicholas McGegan once again, this time on a journey to the world of Mendelssohn and 19th-century Germany, a period in history rife with sociopolitical tensions, rich musical splendor, and religious conflict. As part of PBO's Jews & Music Initiative, this riveting program offers musical reflections paired with dynamic discussion in the intimate Bing Studio.