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Conversations With...Steven Lipsitt (5:30-7 P.M.)
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM
King's Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon St
Steven Lipsitt is the founding Music Director of the Bach, Beethoven, & Brahms Society of Boston, presenting a five-concert season of orchestra concerts in historic Faneuil Hall. Lipsitt is an esteemed and experienced musical director, conductor, and educator. For 17 seasons he served as Music Director of Boston Classical Orchestra, bringing that chamber orchestra to the front ranks of Boston’s musical life. He has conducted orchestras in Russia, Greece, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Canada, and the U.S. He has been a guest conductor at Scottish Opera, the Kennedy Center Opera House, Boston Lyric Opera, the Boston Pops, and Boston Ballet, and has served as cover conductor for the symphony orchestras of St. Louis, Toronto, and Boston. Lipsitt has also trained young musicians at a host of conservatories and universities. At this program, the next iteration of the “Conversations with…” speaker series, Lipsitt will discuss his career, his love of classical music, and how repetition is used in the music of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Meet at King’s Chapel Parish House, 64 Beacon Street, at 5:30 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres; program begins at 6 p.m. BHV/BHS members: Free. Guests and prospective members: $20.