Open Master Class Series: Debussy in Fin-de-siècle Paris: Clowns, Colonies and Cakewalks with Pianist Catherine Kautsky
March 25 at 7:00 PM EST
A look at Debussy’s piano music as it relates to the Paris of his time. Learn about the ways that Debussy’s music reflects French attitudes toward race, gender, and colonialism. Identify all the myriad references to poems, paintings, fairy tales, and children’s books that are embedded in the Preludes and other piano works. Start to see Debussy as the consummate Parisian and very much a product of his place and time!