Maestro José-Luis Novo, music director of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and St. John's College faculty members will present "Why Bruckner?" a panel discussion of Austrian composer Anton Bruckner's Seventh Symphony at St. John's College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon Hall on Tuesday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Panelists are José-Luis Novo, music director of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra; Steven Barzal, member of the ASO French horn section; Elliott Zuckerman, St. John's tutor emeritus and author of "The First Hundred Years of Wagner's Tristan;" Peter Kalkavage, St. John's tutor; Gregory Freeman, St. John's tutor and musicologist; and Eric Stoltzfus, St. John's tutor and music librarian.
The panel discussion is co-sponsored by St. John's College and the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, which will perform Bruckner's Seventh Symphony at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on February 28 and March 1 at 8 p.m. Symphony tickets from $25; students $10 (online code: STUDENTS). Purchase tickets at www.annapolissymphony.org or by calling the ASO Box Office at 410-263-0907.