Jonathan Borden: Decoding the Musical Language
BPOvations at the Libraries
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, in cooperation with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries, presents free talks given by BPO musicians that offer an intimate look inside the BPO while providing a basis of knowledge about the orchestral world.
Hone your own listening skills with BPO bassist Jonathan Borden, as he illuminates the musical language used by all composers, from J.S. Bach to Elliott Carter. By examining the similarities and differences between contrasting pieces of music from many different time periods, he’ll offer tools to enhance your own listening experience at the BPO and beyond.