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Fest, Museum Offer Art & Spirituality

  • Feb 15, 2007
[caption id="attachment_3012" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Carl Morris, 'Light Breaking Across Darkness', from the series 'History of Religions', 1959 (Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 feet)"][/caption]Delve into the topic "Art & Spirituality" in an experience-oriented collaboration between the Oregon Bach Festival and the University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art June 27-July 3. One package price ($179 per person) includes six different participatory events, including a guided tour of "Carl Morris: The History of Religions," a "Visual Dialogue through Nature" field study and picnic June 28, and a ticket to the Festival's opening night performance of Brahms's German Requiem. The package is also available without concert ticket for $127 per person. Events June 27, 6 pm Gala opening reception, "History of Religion in Oregon," murals by Carl Morris. JSMA June 28, 10 am-1 pm "A Visual Dialogue Through Nature" includes a tour of the Morris exhibit with curator Lawrence Fong; botanizing native plants along the Willamette River with William Sullivan and Janelle Sorensen; music from an Oregon Native American tribe; and lunch at Alton Baker Park. June 29, 7:30 pm OBF Choral-orchestral concert, A German Requiem by Brahms, Helmuth Rilling, conductor. Includes one A Section ticket in Silva Concert Hall. June 30, 8:30-9:30 am Breakfast and Brahms Coffee, baked goods and good conversation at Perugino Cafe, as a Festival staff member leads talk about the Brahms Requiem and other Festival events. Breakfast included with package cost. July 2, 10 am-12 pm Calligraphy and Movement Tai ji master Chungliang Al Huang invites you to pick up a brush and get in the flow of the ancient movements that connect Chinese calligraphy, music, and the art of Tai Ji. Studio One, Hult Center. July 3, 12-1 pm Hinkle Distinguished Lecture, Martin Marty Enjoy a reserved seat in Soreng Theatre for a lecture by the eminent theologian Martin Marty, author of 50 books. Packages may be ordered through the Hult Center Bach's Office or the Oregon Bach Festival season brochure. Additional information available through the Jordan Schnitzer Museum.