Tureck Bach Analysis Institute Finds New House at Interlochen Middle for the Arts

(Picture courtesy: Interlochen Middle for the Arts)


Michigan’s Interlochen Middle for the Arts will now home Rosalyn Tureck‘s eight many years of labor — together with manuscripts of essays, books, correspondence, in addition to recordings of her dwell performances, lectures, and masterclasses. Most notable are her analysis and performances of Bach’s music.

“Dr. Rosalyn Tureck’s pioneering work as among the many first ladies to conduct the New York Philharmonic, her thought management in disciplines as wide-ranging as fractal geometry and politics, and her musical scholarship and advocacy for girls make her a job mannequin for Interlochen college students,” stated Interlochen Middle for the Arts President Trey Devey. “We’re thrilled and honored to protect and showcase her legacy by the Tureck Again Analysis Institute at Interlochen.”

Based by Tureck in 1981, in an effort to advertise analysis and efficiency of the music of J.S. Bach, the institute has resided on the Curtis Institute of Music since 2015. Kevin Kleinmann, former president of the Tureck Bach Analysis Institute, was one collaborator to recommend Interlochen as its new residence.

Along with the transfer, a brand new scholarship, titled the Dr. Rosalyn Tureck/Bach Scholarship, will help a feminine excessive school-aged piano scholar to attend Interlochen Arts Academy annually. Moreover, an annual Dr. Rosalyn Tureck Memorial Live performance will showcase stated scholarship scholar together with different Arts Academy musicians. A piano apply room may even be named in Tureck’s honor on the Interlochen Music Middle.

“Rosalyn Tureck was one of the exceptional minds of the twentieth century,” stated Interlochen Public Radio Music Director and musicology scholar Amanda Sewell. “Her meticulous analysis into and writings in regards to the music of Bach are unparalleled. We at Classical IPR are thrilled so as to add her intensive assortment of recordings to our broadcast library and share them with our listeners.”

To view the institute’s giant digital archive of Tureck’s profession, click on right here.