On Being Live: A Computer Scientist Talks Bach (Video)

On Being Live: A Computer Scientist Talks Bach (Video)

Tonight, at 7 pm Eastern from The Greene Space, Princeton computer scientist Bernard Chazelle speaks with Krista Tippett about Bach’s human and aesthetic virtues, and how he inspires our own.

The evening includes live performances of Bach’s monumental Chaconne for solo violin performed by Tim Fain, and an excerpt of the Partita No. 2 in C minor for solo piano performed by Anna Polonsky

The event is sold out, but you can watch the live video stream right here courtesy of WQXR! It’s all part of Bachstock.

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is the cofounder of On Being and currently serves as publisher & editor-in-chief. He received a Peabody Award in 2007 for his work on “The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi” and garnered two Webby Awards (in 2005, and again in 2008). The Online News Association nominated his journalistic work multiple times in the general excellence and outstanding specialty journalism categories. Trent’s reported and produced stories from Turkey to rural Alabama, from Israel and the West Bank to Cambridge, England.

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  • Robertneil123

    Have you heard Helen Grimaud’s version of Bach’s Chaconne? It’s available on Utube. I don’t any longer know what “All for the Glory of God” means! Where is He, or She? Not anywhere around here, I’m afraid! 🙏🏿🌾🎶