Keynote lecture recital by Professor Joshua Rifkin on March 20, 2014
On March 20, 2014 Professor Joshua Rifkin presented the keynote lecture recital at the African American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge & Strength in the Struggle for Freedom conference.
Professor Rifkin has appeared as conductor and keyboard soloist with many prominent orchestras in the US, Europe, Israel and Australia, including the English Chamber Orchestra and Israel Camerata Jerusalem, among several others. His critical edition of Bach’s Mass in B Minor, published by Breitkopf & Härtel, appeared in November 2006. In 1999, the University of Dortmund awarded Professor Rifkin an honorary doctorate for his contributions to Bach interpretation. He currently teaches at Boston University as a Professor of Music in the Dept of Musicology and Ethnomusicology at the College of Fine Arts.