Bach, reinvented

bachGeorgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs Senior Fellow Paul Elie will present “Technician of the Sacred: J.S. Bachon Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Elie’s book Reinventing Bach tells the story of how musicians have made Bach’s music new in our time, at once restoring Bach as a universally revered composer and revolutionizing the ways that music figures in our lives. His earlier work, The Life You Save May Be Your Own, received the PEN/Martha Albrand Prize and was a National Book Critics Circle award finalist. Read the New York Times review of Reinventing Bach. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series

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