Donald Reeves talks about his work as a peacebuilder in the Balkans, and plays Choral Preludes by Bach. There are two dates this month: Monday November 11th 2013 Henton Village Hall (3 miles from Wells). Doors open at 7pm and the talk begins at 7.30pm, followed by a question session.
During ten years of peace-building in the Balkans, I have been nourished by the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, particularly his organ music, which I perform. Playing his music is helping to change the ways in which I see the world. It redresses the balance from a bleak view of
This essay explores the relationship between what I do – peace-building – and the music I play: the organ works by Bach. After eighteen years as Rector of St James’s Piccadilly I made it a life’s project to learn to play all the music Bach wrote for the organ, an