Events Calendar

Arts at Harvard

Thursday 7/31

Rhinoceros at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theatre
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 7/24 - 8/3
Absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco. Two friends meet for a drink in a café on a quiet day. Business goes about as usual and all seems well until … a rhinoceros suddenly storms through the town square? More Details

Friday 8/01

Rhinoceros at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theatre
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 7/24 - 8/3
Absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco. Two friends meet for a drink in a café on a quiet day. Business goes about as usual and all seems well until … a rhinoceros suddenly storms through the town square? More Details

Summer School Chorus Concert at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Summer School
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 8/1
The Harvard Summer Chorus explores two mid-twentieth century American works. Lukas Foss’s dazzling and prize-winning setting of Carl Sandburg’s poem "The Prairie”, and Aaron Copland’s beloved settings of American folk songs in choral arrangements with chamber orchestra. More Details

Saturday 8/02

Rhinoceros at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theatre
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 7/24 - 8/3
Absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco. Two friends meet for a drink in a café on a quiet day. Business goes about as usual and all seems well until … a rhinoceros suddenly storms through the town square? More Details

Summer School Orchestra Concert at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Summer School
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 8/2
The program will include Weber’s Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra (Expedito DeAlmeida, clarinet soloist) and Brahms’ Serenade No. 1 for Orchestra. More Details

Sunday 8/03

Rhinoceros at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theatre
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 7/24 - 8/3
Absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco. Two friends meet for a drink in a café on a quiet day. Business goes about as usual and all seems well until … a rhinoceros suddenly storms through the town square? More Details

Saturday 8/16

PROKOFIEV, SAINT-SAËNS, AND TCHAIKOVSKY at 8:00 PM

Presented by Mercury Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 8/16
Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 “Classical” Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 Piotr Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique” Channing Yu, conductor More Details

Sunday 8/31

Love Story at 8:00 PM

Presented by The Crimson Key Society & Freshman Deans Office
Science Center B
Runs: 8/31
LOVE STORY. Watch the Oscar-winning portrayal of the ultimate romance between a Harvard hockey player and a Radcliffe musician who fall in love. Provided with Crimson Key’s own live and witty commentary. This traditional Opening Days event reminds us all not to take Harvard too seriously! $5 tickets can be purchased at the door or during brunch at Annenberg. Proceeds benefit Crimson Key Society. More Details

Love Story at 10:00 PM

Presented by The Crimson Key Society & Freshman Deans Office
Science Center B
Runs: 8/31
LOVE STORY. Watch the Oscar-winning portrayal of the ultimate romance between a Harvard hockey player and a Radcliffe musician who fall in love. Provided with Crimson Key’s own live and witty commentary. This traditional Opening Days event reminds us all not to take Harvard too seriously! $5 tickets can be purchased at the door or during brunch at Annenberg. Proceeds benefit Crimson Key Society. More Details

Thursday 9/18

The 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony at 6:00 PM

Presented by Annals of Improbable Research
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 9/18
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then makes them think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology. More Details

Friday 9/19

An Evening With Champions at 8:00 PM

Presented by An Evening With Champions
Bright Hockey Center
Runs: 9/19 - 9/20
The 44th annual An Evening with Champions will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. The shows, held at Harvard's Bright Hockey Center at 79 North Harvard Street in Allston, will feature world-class skaters performing everything from triple axels to layback spins to support the Jimmy Fund. A silent auction will begin 30 minutes before each show. Skaters TBA. More Details

Saturday 9/20

An Evening With Champions at 7:00 PM

Presented by An Evening With Champions
Bright Hockey Center
Runs: 9/19 - 9/20
The 44th annual An Evening with Champions will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. The shows, held at Harvard's Bright Hockey Center at 79 North Harvard Street in Allston, will feature world-class skaters performing everything from triple axels to layback spins to support the Jimmy Fund. A silent auction will begin 30 minutes before each show. Skaters TBA. More Details

Sunday 9/21

Rhiannon Giddens at 7:30 PM

Presented by World Music / CRASHarts
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 9/21
While Rhiannon Giddens continues to shine with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, which she cofounded in 2005, she still finds time to take on thrilling special projects and solo appearances. For this special concert, she'll be performing with members of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and a wonderful group of special guest musicians to be announced. More Details

Friday 9/26

master class with actor/vocalist CAROLEE CARMELLO at 3:00 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers
Farkas Hall - Studio
Runs: 9/26
Currently playing the role of Mrs. du Maurier in the new musical “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater, Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Carolee Carmello will lead a master class for undergraduate singers. Observers are welcome; admission is free (tickets/RSVPs not required). This event is presented in collaboration with American Repertory Theater. More Details

Thursday 10/30

master class with pianist JONATHAN BISS at 3:00 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers
Kirkland JCR
Runs: 10/30
A pianist the New Yorker has described as “playing with unerring sophistication,” Jonathan Bliss will lead a master class for undergraduate musicians. Observers are welcome; admission is free (tickets/RSVPs not required). More Details

Sunday 1/18

VERDI Un ballo in maschera at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 1/18
VERDI Un ballo in maschera semi-staged opera performance Federico Cortese, Conductor Edward Berkeley, Stage Director More Details

Sunday 6/14

MAHLER Symphony No. 9 at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 6/14
56th Season Final Concert MAHLER Symphony No. 9 More Details