Schedule of Events

Friday, March 28, 2014

Choral Arts Performance, Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem at St. Joseph Parish, Seattle

6:45pm - Conductors arrive early to meet Dr. Bode, Dr. Boers, and Dr. Bozarth.  Conductors will be seated as special guests and recognized in the program.

7:30pm – Pre- concert panel discussion with Dr. Bode and Dr. Bozarth.

8:00pm – Choral Arts performance of Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem, in his version for soloists, choir, and four-hand piano

Reception following the performance


Saturday, March 29, 2014

University of Washington School of Music, Seattle

9:00am-10:00am – The Brahms Rosetta Stone: Fanny Davies and the Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101: Lecture/demonstration by Dr. George Bozarth, as preliminary to considering the German Requiem, assisted by the Trio Con Moto

10:15am-12:15pm – Conducting Masterclass I with Dr. Robert Bode and pianos (1/2 hour podium time with each conductor) – video taping provided

12:30pm-1:45pm – Lunch/break onsite provided by Choral Arts (Faculty Lounge)

2:00pm-2:30pm – The Genesis of the Requiem with University of Washington doctoral candidate Philip Tschopp, lecturer

2:30pm-4:00pm – Moving Beyond the Score of the German Requiem: Issues in Historic Performance Practice, with Dr. George Bozarth, lecturer

4:00pm-6:00pm – Conducting Masterclass II with Dr. Robert Bode, Dr. Geoffrey Boers, and Choral Arts ensemble (1/2 hour podium time with each conducting fellow) – video taping provided

7:30-9:30pm: Private Reception at the Seattle Early Keyboard Museum for conductors and honored guests.

  • A private debut of three of Brahms’ Arrangements for Women’s Choir of Renaissance and Baroque Music, sung by a solo or double quartet
  • A tour of ten historic Viennese and English pianos, 1780-1867, demonstrations by fortepianist Tamara Friedman
  • A performance of movements from Brahms’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101, performed by Trio Con Moto “as Brahms played it”


Schedule is subject to change.