Side-by-side portraits of Haydn and Schubert

Music’s Miraculous Era: Haydn’s London and Schubert’s Vienna


This course was available in the past and may be presented again as part of the Open Enrollment curriculum.

This course celebrates a high point in western musical culture around the orbit of two iconic cities between 1790 and 1830. From the London of Haydn's symphonies and oratorios to the Vienna of Schubert's astounding final year, this course features listening, live performance, and in-class analysis. Relevant contemporaries such as Beethoven and Weber also covered.


Online registration deadline: Thursday, Sept 22 at 5 pm CT.

Taking an In Person Course: At Graham health and safety is our highest priority. As we resume on-site programming, we want to share COVID-19 requirements for attending.

In-person programming must adhere to University of Chicago guidelines, including the following measures:

  • All in-person participants must show proof of fully vaccinated status, defined as two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or two weeks after one dose of a single-dose vaccine.
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